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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Spending on imports

DEFINITION: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa 52.27 billion 2009
2 Nigeria 14.73 billion 2000
3 Kenya 7.67 billion 2009
4 Ethiopia 6.85 billion 2009
5 Angola 5.74 billion 2000
6 Zambia 5.1 billion 2009
7 Sudan 4.93 billion 2008
8 Cote d'Ivoire 4.77 billion 2009
9 Namibia 4.17 billion 2009
10 Uganda 3.76 billion 2009
11 Ghana 3.35 billion 2000
12 Mauritius 3.24 billion 2009
13 Botswana 3.22 billion 2009
14 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.08 billion 2009
15 Senegal 2.91 billion 2009
16 Madagascar 2.88 billion 2009
17 Tanzania 2.82 billion 2006
18 Cameroon 2.69 billion 2009
19 Mozambique 2.47 billion 2009
20 Zimbabwe 2.23 billion 2005
21 Swaziland 2.22 billion 2009
22 Gabon 2.21 billion 2009
23 Lesotho 2.04 billion 2009
24 Mauritania 1.64 billion 2005
25 Mali 1.36 billion 2007
26 Seychelles 1.33 billion 2009
27 Equatorial Guinea 1.07 billion 2000
28 Guinea 1.03 billion 2009
29 Burkina Faso 941.31 million 2006
30 Cape Verde 844.3 million 2009
31 Togo 779.6 million 2005
32 Benin 706.29 million 2005
33 Malawi 693.36 million 2009
34 Chad 478.46 million 2006
35 Niger 462.09 million 2000
36 Rwanda 445.34 million 2000
37 Eritrea 418.33 million 2007
38 Djibouti 383.32 million 2006
39 Sierra Leone 249.77 million 2000
40 The Gambia 241.66 million 2009
41 Central African Republic 182.26 million 2006
42 Liberia 145.8 million 2000
43 Burundi 141.32 million 2000
44 Guinea-Bissau 111.12 million 2000
45 Comoros 94.99 million 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Spending on imports. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Spending-on-imports

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Spending on imports

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