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 […]

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 […]

Fastest-Growing African Export Countries

The following analysis highlights Africa’s fastest-growing countries and is based on data for 2015. For more recent research data, please see the main article Top African Export Countries. After analyzing 2015 export data, we found 3 African countries that more than doubled their export sales from 2011 to 2015: British Indian Ocean Territories (up 115%), […]

Fastest-Growing South African Export Products

Only two of the 10 fastest-growing South African export product categories posted at least a triple-digit gain from 2011 to 2015, led by vegetable plaiting materials. Overall, South African exports fell in value by -35.5% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is […]

Fastest-Growing Nigerian Export Products

The following analysis highlights Nigeria’s fastest-growing exported goods and is based on data for 2015. For more recent research statistics, please see the main article Nigeria’s Top 10 Exports. Nine of the fastest-growing Nigerian export product categories posted triple-digit gains from 2011 to 2015. Nigeria’s exported gems and precious metals and meat or seafood preparations […]

International Sales Opportunities for Exports to Egypt

The fact that Egypt imported US$44.5 billion more worth of products than it exported during 2014 is good news for suppliers around the globe. That’s because the multi-billion dollar trade deficit represents international sales opportunities for exports to Egypt since the country is a net spender on a specific set of goods highlighted below. Drilling […]

Fastest-Growing Malagasy Export Products

The following analysis highlights Madagascar’s fastest-growing exported goods and is based on data for 2014. For more recent research statistics, please see the main article Madagascar’s Top 10 Exports. Eight of the 15 fastest-growing Malagasy export products posted a minimal gain in value of 500% from 2010 to 2014. Increases range from 500% for Madagascar’s […]