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Uganda Trade Summary

2012

Uganda exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR UGANDA 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for Uganda 2012

Exports and imports of Uganda in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 2,357 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,044 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,324 products were exported to 138 countries and 3,883 products were imported from 160 countries.

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which Uganda exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Uganda exports to Sudan worth US$ 407 million, with a partner share of 17.25 percent.
  2. Uganda exports to Kenya worth US$ 254 million, with a partner share of 10.78 percent.
  3. Uganda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 241 million, with a partner share of 10.22 percent.
  4. Uganda exports to Rwanda worth US$ 226 million, with a partner share of 9.59 percent.
  5. Uganda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 176 million, with a partner share of 7.48 percent.

Top five countries from which Uganda imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Uganda imports from India worth US$ 1,266 million, with a partner share of 20.95 percent.
  2. Uganda imports from China worth US$ 684 million, with a partner share of 11.32 percent.
  3. Uganda imports from Kenya worth US$ 590 million, with a partner share of 9.76 percent.
  4. Uganda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 451 million, with a partner share of 7.46 percent.
  5. Uganda imports from Japan worth US$ 324 million, with a partner share of 5.36 percent.

Uganda Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Uganda along with trade value are:

  1. Uganda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 370,686.17 million.
  2. Uganda exported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 143,780.89 million.
  3. Uganda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 138,316.32 million.
  4. Uganda exported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 106,627.73 million.
  5. Uganda exported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 70,978.72 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Uganda along with trade value are

  1. Uganda imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 1,309,036.74 million.
  2. Uganda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 191,948.73 million.
  3. Uganda imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 176,290.98 million.
  4. Uganda imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 165,269.78 million.
  5. Uganda imported Palm oil (excl. crude) and liquid fractions , worth US$ 127,133.51 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by Uganda in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.23 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 8.90 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,020,287.38 and duty free tariff line items share was 39.26 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of Uganda in 2012 are below

  • Uganda GDP in current US dollar was 23,114 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 610.00 .
  • Uganda Trade balance: as % of GDP was -12.91.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -2,983.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 53.34 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 19.95 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for Uganda in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.06.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.91.
  • World Growth in percentage was 0.02 and Uganda Country Growth was 1.00 .