Uganda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 3,087
No. Of products 2,186
No. Of partners 140
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,729
No. Of products 3,806
No. Of partners 161

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.16
Index of export market penetration2.04
World Growth3.50
Country Growth16.83

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,687,479,674.68
Service exports (BoP, current US$)2,029,123,179.68
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.37
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.20

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Kenya580 18.79
United Arab Emirates562 18.22
South Sudan356 11.52
Rwanda212 6.85
Congo, Dem. Rep.204 6.62
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,184 17.60
India817 12.14
United Arab Emirates784 11.65
Saudi Arabia605 8.99
Kenya516 7.67

Uganda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,075 34.82 296 4.41 9.50
Intermediate goods1,179 38.20 2,142 31.83 4.81
Consumer goods722 23.39 2,945 43.77 15.11
Capital goods65 2.12 1,256 18.67 3.69

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...515,552.15
Coffee, not roasted ...435,955.58
Petroleum oils, etc, ...128,969.77
Maize seed87,104.76
Cane or beet sugar, ...73,887.22
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,269,161.01
Gold in oth semi-man ...334,542.93
Other medicaments of ...223,116.68
Crude palm oil175,667.55
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...170,151.89

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Uganda

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 12.15
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,150,003.37
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.01
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 39.39

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)35,170
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)780.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,818.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-5.17

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank116
Trading Across Borders Rank121

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.04
LPI Rank58