Top South African Trading Partners

Formerly called Zuid-Afrika, South Africa continues to battle international trade constraints presented by its geographic location notably in relation to distant South African trading partners like China, Germany and the United States. Overall, South Africa shipped US$94.4 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. Up 7% since 2017, that dollar figure represents roughly […]

Zambia’s Top Trading Partners

Zambia shipped US$9.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure translates into a tiny 0.05% sliver of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion one year earlier. Assuming a continental lens, $4.3 billion or 47.2% of Zambian exports by value were delivered to European countries while 29% were sold to […]

Madagascar’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Republic of Madagascar, this island country in the Indian Ocean is located off Africa’s south-east coast. Madagascar shipped US$3 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That figure represents a tiny 0.02% sliver of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion for one year earlier in 2017. From a continental […]

Nigeria’s Top Trading Partners

Strategically located on Africa’s west-central coast, the Federal Republic of Nigeria shipped US$40.7 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure reflects a -54.5% decline since 2013 but a 23.8% year-over-year increase from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, over two-thirds (37.4%) of Nigeria’s total exports by value in 2017 […]

Ethiopia’s Top Trading Partners

Located in the Horn of Africa on the Dark Continent’s northeastern coast, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia shipped US$2.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2017. That dollar figure represents a miniscule 0.02% of overall global exports estimated at $15.952 trillion one year earlier during 2016. From a continental perspective, $1.2 billion […]