Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Top 10 Exports

Also known by its prior name Zaire or simply called the Congo and forever associated with the legendary heavyweight fight in which Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Central Africa. For 2017, Congolese exported goods totaled an estimated US$8 billion. That dollar amount reflects a -2% […]

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. From January to March 2018, goods imported into Nigeria totaled $7 billion. This three-month metric puts Nigerian imports on track for an annualized $28 billion estimated for all 2018. […]

Morocco’s Top 10 Exports

A country located on Africa’s northwestern coast, the Kingdom of Morocco shipped US$25.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount results from a 16.6% gain since 2013 and a 12% uptick from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Morocco’s exported goods plus services […]

Benin’s Top 10 Exports

Located in West Africa bordered to its east by Nigeria and to its west by Togo, the Republic of Benin shipped US$731.6 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 21.5% gain since 2013 and an even more robust 78.5% increase from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from […]

20 Most Valuable South African Export Products

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

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 2016 to 2017. Based […]

Central African Republic’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked country bordered by Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, both Congo republics and Cameroon to its west, the Central African Republic shipped US$192 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 297.5% increase since 2013 and a 117% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central […]

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, […]