Mozambique’s Top 10 Exports

Located along Africa’s southeastern coast, the Republic of Mozambique shipped US$4.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount is a 16.5% uptick since 2013 and a 39.8% acceleration from 2016 to 2017. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, Mozambique’s total Gross Domestic Product amounted […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Imports

South Africa imported US$83.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -19.5% over the 5-year period starting in 2013 but up by 11.3% from 2016 to 2017. South Africa’s top 10 imports accounted almost three-fifths (59.8%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. South African imports […]

Top South African Trading Partners

Formerly called Zuid-Afrika, South Africa continues to battle international trade constraints presented by its geographic location particularly in relation to top South African trading partners. Overall, South Africa shipped US$89.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. Up 20.8% since 2016, that dollar figure represents roughly one half of one percent of all […]

Zambia’s Top 10 Exports

Formerly called Northern Rhodesia until its independence in 1964, the Republic of Zambia exported US$8.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. The landlocked nation in Africa’s southern region experienced a -23.3% drop in the value of its exports since 2013. However, Zambia posted a 26.5% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on […]

Ethiopia’s Top 10 Exports

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa, a peninsula in Northeast Africa. Ethiopia shipped US$2.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 10.5% since 2013. Year over year, that dollar amount also equals a 9.4% improvement in Ethiopian export sales from 2015 to 2016. Ethiopia’s […]

20 Most Valuable South African Export Products

Freedom Day for South Africa falls on April 27, a public holiday when South Africa celebrates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. Freedom Day is also a good time to reflect on the successes of Africa’s third-richest economy (behind Egypt and Nigeria) in terms of export sales. Based on 2017 data, […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Exports

South Africa shipped US$89.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -5.9% since 2013 but up by 20.8% from 2016 to 2017. South Africa’s top 10 exports accounted for three-quarters (74.3%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, […]

Madagascar’s Top 10 Exports

Madagascar shipped US$2.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, up by 72% since 2013 and up by 24% from 2016 to 2017. Madagascar’s top 10 exports accounted for 86.5% of the overall value of its global shipments one year earlier during 2016. Based on statistics from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, […]