Burundi’s Top 10 Exports

An East African landlocked country that is also considered part of Central Africa, the Republic of Burundi shipped US$123.1 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -49.3% retreat since 2013 but an 8.1% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, […]

Nigeria’s Top 10 Imports

Nigeria imported US$28.9 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017, down by -34.3% since 2013 and down by -17.8% from 2016 to 2017. Nigerian imports represent a tiny 0.2% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion in 2017. Given Nigeria’s population of 190.6 million people, its total $28.9 billion in 2017 […]

Ethiopia’s Top 10 Imports

Located in the Horn of Africa and officially named the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ethiopia’s import purchases amounted to US$14.7 billion in 2017, up 34.1% since 2013 but down by -10.5% from 2016 to 2017. Ethiopian imports represent a miniscule 0.1% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in 2016. […]

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 estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Mozambique’s exported goods plus services represent 42.6% of […]

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 […]

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. Malagasy imports represent a miniscule 0.02% of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion one year earlier in […]