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. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Madagascar’s exported goods plus services represent 32.1% of total Malagasy economic output or Gross Domestic Product. The analysis below focuses […]

Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Top 10 Exports

Also known by it prior name Zaire or simply Congo and forever associated with the infamous heavyweight fight in which Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Central Africa. For 2016, Congolese exports totaled US$4.6 billion down -36.7% since 2012 and down -29.1% from 2015 to 2016. […]

Rwanda’s Top 10 Exports

A small sovereign country located a few degrees south of the Equator in central eastern Africa, the Republic of Rwanda shipped US$621.6 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 22.6% gain since 2012 and a 7.4% uptick from 2015 to 2016. Rwanda’s top 10 exports accounted for […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Exports

Zimbabwe shipped US$2.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 24.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 4.7% from 2015 to 2016 Zimbabwe’s top 10 exports accounted for 92.4% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Imports

Zimbabwe imported US$5.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 47.8% since 2009 but down by -13.2% from 2015 to 2016. Zimbabwe’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (73.9%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Zimbabwean imports represent a tiny 0.03% sliver of total […]

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 […]

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 […]

Uganda’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in central eastern Africa, Uganda shipped US$2.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 5.3% gain since 2012 and a 9.5% decline from 2015 to 2016. Uganda’s top 10 exports accounted for less than two-thirds (63.8%) of the overall value of its global shipments. […]