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Members of the COMESA:
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa


The COMESA is a trade agreement of currently 21 countries mainly located in Eastern Africa and in Northern Africa.

All member states comprise a total area of 11.78 million km² and about 597.59 million people. This is 7.8% of the habitable area around the world and 7.7% of the world population. With an economic output of 850.71 billion US dollars annually, they represent around 1.0 percent of the global economy. The value of all exported goods of these 21 countries was 155.68 billion US dollars per year at last count.

Official website: https://www.comesa.int/
Map of member countries: COMESA - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
CountryCommencementPopulationAreaGDP
Burundi198111.89 M28,000 km²2.84 bn US$
Comoros19810.87 M1,861 km²1.24 bn US$
Congo (Dem. Republic)198189.56 M2,345,000 km²48.72 bn US$
Djibouti19810.99 M23,000 km²3.38 bn US$
Egypt1999102.33 M1,001,000 km²365.25 bn US$
Eritrea19943.50 M118,000 km² 
Eswatini19811.16 M17,000 km²3.97 bn US$
Ethiopia1981114.96 M1,104,000 km²107.65 bn US$
Kenya198153.77 M580,000 km²101.01 bn US$
Libya20056.87 M1,760,000 km²25.42 bn US$
Madagascar198127.69 M587,000 km²13.06 bn US$
Malawi198119.13 M118,000 km²12.18 bn US$
Mauritius19811.27 M2,040 km²10.92 bn US$
Rwanda198112.95 M26,000 km²10.33 bn US$
Seychelles20010.10 M460 km²1.06 bn US$
Somalia201815.89 M638,000 km²6.97 bn US$
Sudan198143.85 M1,879,000 km²21.33 bn US$
Tunisia201811.82 M164,000 km²41.62 bn US$
Uganda198145.74 M242,000 km²37.60 bn US$
Zambia198118.38 M753,000 km²18.11 bn US$
Zimbabwe198114.86 M391,000 km²18.05 bn US$


Former member countries

CountryExitPopulationAreaGDP
Angola200732.87 M1,247,000 km²58.38 bn US$
Lesotho19972.14 M30,000 km²1.88 bn US$
Mozambique199731.26 M786,000 km²14.02 bn US$
Namibia20042.54 M824,000 km²10.62 bn US$
Tanzania200059.73 M947,000 km²62.41 bn US$