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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Total merchandise trade > Merchandise trade > % of GDP

DEFINITION: Merchandise trade as a share of GDP is the sum of merchandise exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current U.S. dollars.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 171.04% 2009
2 Seychelles 162.61% 2009
3 Equatorial Guinea 137.33% 2009
4 Zimbabwe 122.86% 2005
5 Swaziland 103.3% 2009
6 Namibia 93.62% 2009
7 Mauritania 92.39% 2009
8 Togo 80.57% 2009
9 Liberia 80.08% 2009
10 Angola 75.61% 2009
11 Chad 69.45% 2009
12 Botswana 69.23% 2009
13 Mauritius 66.01% 2009
14 Gabon 65.99% 2009
15 Cote d'Ivoire 64.15% 2009
16 Sao Tome and Principe 63.65% 2009
17 Zambia 63.58% 2009
18 Mozambique 60.38% 2009
19 Guinea 58.74% 2009
20 Senegal 53.76% 2009
21 Nigeria 52.89% 2009
22 Mali 52.73% 2009
23 Malawi 52.66% 2009
24 Ghana 52.12% 2009
25 Kenya 49.8% 2009
26 Madagascar 48.5% 2009
27 Cape Verde 48.05% 2009
28 South Africa 47.58% 2009
29 Djibouti 46.23% 2009
30 Benin 45.68% 2009
31 Niger 44.58% 2009
32 Tanzania 43.67% 2009
33 The Gambia 43.48% 2009
34 Uganda 42.31% 2009
35 Guinea-Bissau 41.23% 2009
36 Sierra Leone 38.67% 2009
37 Burkina Faso 36.03% 2009
38 Burundi 35.18% 2009
39 Ethiopia 33.51% 2009
40 Cameroon 32.68% 2009
41 Sudan 32.05% 2009
42 Comoros 29.7% 2009
43 Eritrea 29.63% 2009
44 Rwanda 28.04% 2009
45 Central African Republic 20.94% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Total merchandise trade > Merchandise trade > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Trade Organisation, and World Bank GDP estimates. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Total-merchandise-trade/Merchandise-trade/%-of-GDP

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Total merchandise trade > Merchandise trade > % of GDP

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