Uganda Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,267
No. Of products 2,440
No. Of partners 130
Imports (in US$ Mil) 5,528
No. Of products 3,783
No. Of partners 153

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration1.94
World Growth-6.47
Country Growth1.75

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)27.71
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.63

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Kenya427 18.84
South Sudan265 11.69
Rwanda238 10.48
Congo, Dem. Rep.153 6.73
Unspecified124 5.47
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India1,154 20.87
China875 15.83
Kenya555 10.03
United Arab Emirates406 7.34
Japan347 6.27

Uganda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials873 38.51 215 3.89 5.98
Intermediate goods617 27.24 1,434 25.95 4.06
Consumer goods582 25.68 2,662 48.15 12.54
Capital goods145 6.40 1,216 21.99 3.65

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Coffee, not roasted ...401,204.00
Petroleum oils, etc, ...131,136.46
Portland cement (exc ...78,628.66
Maize seed60,992.90
Cocoa beans, whole o ...56,684.29
Petroleum oils, etc, ...979,882.97
Other medicaments of ...285,645.92
Crude palm oil149,390.63
Automobiles with rec ...144,778.16
Spelt, common wheat ...122,802.06

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Uganda

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.68
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,185,632.81
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 7.88
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 42

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.13
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.08

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All34.50

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)25,528
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)660.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,574.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-10.08

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank122
Trading Across Borders Rank127

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.04
LPI Rank58