Loading..

Uganda Trade Summary

2018

Uganda exports, imports, tariff by year.
Uganda monthly trade data
Uganda quarterly trade data

Country and Region
Year
For at a glance i.e. latest available trade, tariff, trade barriers and other trade related data Click Here.
Please note the exports, imports and tariff data are based on reported data and not gap filled. Please check the Data Availability for coverage.

Imports/Exports


Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR UGANDA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Uganda 2018

Exports and imports of Uganda in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 3,087 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,729 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,186 products were exported to 140 countries and 3,806 products were imported from 161 countries.

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Uganda exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Uganda exports to Kenya worth US$ 580 million, with a partner share of 18.79 percent.
  2. Uganda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 562 million, with a partner share of 18.22 percent.
  3. Uganda exports to South Sudan worth US$ 356 million, with a partner share of 11.52 percent.
  4. Uganda exports to Rwanda worth US$ 212 million, with a partner share of 6.85 percent.
  5. Uganda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 204 million, with a partner share of 6.62 percent.

Top five countries from which Uganda imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Uganda imports from China worth US$ 1,184 million, with a partner share of 17.60 percent.
  2. Uganda imports from India worth US$ 817 million, with a partner share of 12.14 percent.
  3. Uganda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 784 million, with a partner share of 11.65 percent.
  4. Uganda imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 605 million, with a partner share of 8.99 percent.
  5. Uganda imports from Kenya worth US$ 516 million, with a partner share of 7.67 percent.

Uganda Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  1. Uganda exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 515,552.15 million.
  2. Uganda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 435,955.58 million.
  3. Uganda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 128,969.77 million.
  4. Uganda exported Maize seed , worth US$ 87,104.76 million.
  5. Uganda exported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 73,887.22 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$ 1,269,161.01 million.
  2. Uganda imported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 334,542.93 million.
  3. Uganda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 223,116.68 million.
  4. Uganda imported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 175,667.55 million.
  5. Uganda imported Flat rlld prod, i/nas, in coil, hr,=>600mm w, l , worth US$ 170,151.89 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Uganda in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.15 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 8.01 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,150,003.37 and duty free tariff line items share was 39.39 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Uganda in 2018 are below

  • Uganda GDP in current US dollar was 27,461 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 620.00 .
  • Uganda Trade balance: as % of GDP was -9.18.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -2,521.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 48.20 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 16.40 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Uganda in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.20.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.00.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Uganda Country Growth was 16.83 .