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These are the 7 Biggest Exporting Countries in Africa Right Now

South Africa, Nigeria, and Angola are the largest exporter (physical goods) on the continent, according to data compiled by the World Trade Organisation.

According to the data, no East African nation on the list of top 10 largest exporting countries in Africa for 2018. The Africa export industry is dominated by West, North and South Africa.

Globally, China is the largest exporter in the world, accounting for a total of $2.5 trillion worth of goods in 2018 while EU accounts for $6.5 trillion worth of goods.

 

Export figures of countries (howmuch.net)
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Export figures of countries (howmuch.net)

For African nations, these figures show the strength of each export market as regards the African Continental Free Trade Area which enters into an operational phase.

Business Insider SSA looks at the seven top exporting countries in Africa:

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  • South Africa $94.0 billion

 

South Africa’s port (crfimmadagascar)
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South Africa’s port (crfimmadagascar)

  • Nigeria $60.7 billion

 

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  • Angola $42.1 billion

 

Luanda Container Terminal Angola, image courtesy APM Terminals
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Luanda Container Terminal Angola, image courtesy APM Terminals

  • Algeria $40.9 billion

 

Algeria port of algiers (dlca.logcluster)
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Algeria port of algiers (dlca.logcluster)

  • Bulgaria $33.2 billion

 

Bulgaria port (shipspotting)
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Bulgaria port (shipspotting)

  • Morocco $29.1 billion

 

morocco ports (africabriefing)
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morocco ports (africabriefing)

  • Egypt $27.62 billion

 

Egypt Alexandria Port (ecomnewsmed)
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Egypt Alexandria Port (ecomnewsmed)

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