Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Definition: Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from low- and middle-income economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Description: The map below shows how Merchandise imports from low- and middle-income economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Zimbabwe, with a value of 65.53. The country with the lowest value in the world is Greenland, with a value of 0.00.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual