Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$420.5 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -27% drop since 2013 but a 24% year-over-year uptick from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $17.585 trillion in 2017, falling -6.9% in value since 2013 but appreciating by 10.7% after 2016. Africa’s exports represent an […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Imports

A Mediterranean country that connects Africa’s northeast corner with Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula’s land bridge, the Arab Republic of Egypt imported US$66.3 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -0.5% decrease since 2013 but a 14.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. Top suppliers accounting for 57.1% of Egypt’s international purchases were: […]

Seychelles Top 10 Exports

An archipelago consisting of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean off Africa’s eastern coast, the Republic of Seychelles shipped an estimated US$646.4 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 33.6% increase from 2016 to 2017 and a 12.6% gain since 2013. Data from 2016 shows that 84.8% […]

Tunisia’s Top 10 Exports

The northernmost African nation, the Republic of Tunisia shipped US$14 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount resulted from a -17.8% decline since 2013 but a 3.3% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Tunisia’s exported goods plus services represent 44.7% of […]

Eritrea’s Top 10 Exports

Exported goods from Eritrea totaled an estimated US$286.5 million in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -12.4% decrease since 2013 and a -25.6% downturn from 2016 to 2017. Eritrea is a tiny country located in East Africa, bordered by Sudan to its west, Ethiopia to its south and southwest and Djibouti to its southeast. Northeastern […]

Madagascar’s Top 10 Exports

An island country in the Indian Ocean off East Africa’s coast, 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. As of June 2018, Madagascar’s exported goods were valued at $1.5 billion up 19.2% compared to the first 6 […]

Eritrea’s Top 10 Imports

Eritrean imports totaled an estimated US$306.5 million in 2017, down -45.8% since 2013 and fell -10.4% from 2016 to 2017. Eritrean imports represent a tiny 0.002% sliver of total global imports which were $16.054 trillion as calculated on February 2, 2018. Given Eritrea’s population of 5.9 million people, its total $306.5 million in 2017 imports […]

Madagascar’s Top 10 Imports

An island nation in the Indian Ocean near the East African coast, Madagascar’s imports amounted to US$3.7 billion in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 35.7% increase since 2013 and a 23.6% uptick from 2016 to 2017. As of June 2018, Madagascar’s import purchases were valued at $2 billion up 20.6% compared to the first […]