Top 10 African Countries with the Highest GDP

Ethiopia Economy

10. Tanzania (GDP – $45 Billion)

Tanzania Economy

Tanzania is the second largest economy in east Africa. The country’s top exports are: gold, tobacco, fish and coffee.

9. Kenya (GDP – $64 Billion)

Kenya Economy

Kenya is known as the financial, communication & transportation hub for central & east Africa. The country’s top exports are: tea, agriculture goods and coffee. Kenya is well known as a safe haven investment hub for foreigners.

8. Ethiopia (GDP – $67 Billion)

Ethiopia Economy

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and the second most populous country in Africa (behind Nigeria). The country’s top exports are: coffee, gold, and leather products.

7. Angola (GDP – $81 Billion)

Angola is another fast growing economy that is known for its petroleum production. Angola products and exports more oil than any other country in Africa. Nearly all of its oil goes to the United States. The country’s top exports are: petroleum, diamonds, gold and uranium.

6. Sudan (GDP – $93 Billion)

Sudan EconomySudan is extremely rich in agriculture products. The country’s top exports are: cotton, oil, sesame, and groundnuts.

5. Morocco (GDP – $108 Billion)

Morocco EconomyMorocco is one of the top economic products in North Africa and does lots of trade with European countries such as France and Spain. The country’s top exports are: clothing, crude minerals, and fertilizers.

4. Algeria (GDP -$165 Billion)

Algeria EconomyAlgeria is extremely rich in petroleum. The country’s top exports are: petroleum, natural gas, and electronics.

3. South Africa (GDP – $266 Billion)

South Africa EconoySouth Africa is the most industralized country in Africa and controls a large amount of natural resources. The country’s top exports are: gold, diamonds, and platinum.

2. Egypt (GDP – $330 Billion)

Egypt is the second largest economy in Africa and produces lots of oil products. The nation’s top exports are: crude oil, petroleum, and cotton.

1. Nigeria (GDP – $537 Billion)

Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa and ranks 21st in terms of world GDP. The country’s top exports are: petromelum, chemicals, vehicles, and aircraft parts.

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