Think African manufacturing is declining? Think again.

April 2016
These infographics show manufacturing exports in nine sub-Saharan African countries have increased in the recent decade and how this increases resilience to economic shocks.

Source

Infographic 1:

(Left-hand figure) World Development Indicators

(Right-hand figure) UNCTADStat

Infographic 2:

USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb (https://dataweb.usitc.gov/scripts/user_set.asp)

Eurostat COMEXT database (http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/newxtweb/mainxtnet.do)

Trade Statistics of Japan (http://www.customs.go.jp/toukei/info/tsdl_e.htm)

OECD.Stat (https://stats.oecd.org/index.aspx?queryid=6779)

Note: ‘Manufacturers’ = SITC 5–8, minus 667 and 68