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Trade balance, billion USD, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 31 countries was -1.51 billion U.S. dollars. The highest value was in Algeria: 22.44 billion U.S. dollars and the lowest value was in Egypt: -20.85 billion U.S. dollars. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Trade balance, in dollars, 2022 Global rank Available data
Algeria 22.44 1 1977 - 2022
Angola 21.56 2 1985 - 2022
South Africa 8.52 3 1960 - 2022
Guinea 3.15 4 1986 - 2022
Zambia 2.42 5 1978 - 2022
Djibouti 0.58 6 1991 - 2022
Botswana 0.2 7 1975 - 2022
Seychelles -0.05 8 1976 - 2022
S.T.&Principe -0.12 9 1974 - 2022
Swaziland -0.19 10 1974 - 2022
Comoros -0.31 11 1980 - 2022
Cape Verde -0.45 12 1977 - 2022
Gambia -0.56 13 1978 - 2022
Ghana -0.58 14 1975 - 2022
Liberia -0.74 15 1979 - 2022
Cameroon -1.12 16 1977 - 2022
Lesotho -1.17 17 1975 - 2022
Madagascar -1.35 18 1974 - 2022
Mauritania -1.64 19 1975 - 2022
Rwanda -1.99 20 2010 - 2022
Namibia -2.21 21 1990 - 2022
Mauritius -3.03 22 1976 - 2022
Uganda -5.09 23 1980 - 2022
Tunisia -5.25 24 1976 - 2022
Sudan -5.67 25 1977 - 2022
Mozambique -6.5 26 2005 - 2022
Nigeria -7.96 27 1977 - 2022
Kenya -10.55 28 1975 - 2022
Ethiopia -13.22 29 1977 - 2022
Morocco -15.23 30 1975 - 2022
Egypt -20.85 31 1977 - 2022



Definition: Net trade in goods and services is derived by offsetting imports of goods and services against exports of goods and services. Exports and imports of goods and services comprise all transactions involving a change of ownership of goods and services between residents of one country and the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
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