Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa were worth US$327.7 billion in 2016 down by -50.4% since 2012. Year over year, African sales of exported products retreated -15.4% from 2015 to 2016. Africa’s exports represent an estimated 2.1% of total world exports which were an estimated $15.862 trillion during 2016. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World […]

Angola’s Top 10 Exports

A country sharing Africa’s southwestern coastline with the Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Angola shipped US$27.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount resulted from a -33.3% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a -17.9% drop from 2015 to 2016. Angola’s top 10 exports are highly […]

Benin’s Top 10 Exports

Located in West Africa to the east of Nigeria, the Republic of Benin shipped US$527.4 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 24% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, but a -15.7% decline from 2015 to 2016. Formerly called Dahomey, Benin’s top 10 exports […]

Libya’s Top 10 Exports

Libya’s Top 10 Exports An economy heavily impacted by lower oil prices, Libya shipped US$6.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -75.2% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, and a -39.1% setback from 2015 to 2016. Libya’s top 10 exports are extremely concentrated, accounting […]

Botswana’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in southern Africa, Botswana shipped US$5.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 54.7 gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in, but a -15.4% decline from 2015 to 2016. Botswana’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated, accounting for 98.1% of the overall […]

Ivory Coast’s Top 10 Exports

Officially the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast is a West African nation that shipped US$9.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -4.9% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -17.5% from 2015 to 2016. Ivory Coast’s top 10 exports are […]

Tunisia’s Top 10 Exports

The northernmost African nation, the Republic of Tunisia shipped US$13.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount resulted from a -8.5% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a -6.1% drop from 2015 to 2016. Tunisia’s top 10 exports accounted for over three-quarters (76.5%) of the overall […]

Nigeria’s Top 10 Exports

The Federal Republic of Nigeria shipped US$34.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -30.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -37.9% from 2015 to 2016. Nigeria’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated accounting for 98% of the overall value of the country’s global shipments. Exported […]