Uganda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,149
No. Of products 2,110
No. Of partners 132
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,251
No. Of products 3,825
No. Of partners 158

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.31
Index of export market penetration2.13
World Growth-3.75
Country Growth-2.45

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,164,246,862.63
Service exports (BoP, current US$)1,683,330,101.19
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.93
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)15.78

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates1,845 44.47
Kenya466 11.22
South Sudan357 8.61
Congo, Dem. Rep.267 6.44
Italy138 3.33
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,352 16.39
India959 11.62
Kenya773 9.37
Tanzania744 9.01
United Arab Emirates496 6.01

Uganda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,039 25.04 354 4.29 6.03
Intermediate goods2,405 57.97 3,661 44.37 6.43
Consumer goods638 15.37 2,828 34.28 14.66
Capital goods62 1.50 1,379 16.71 3.69

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...1,817,954.49
Coffee, not roasted ...514,191.02
Cocoa beans, whole o ...99,070.85
Petroleum oils, etc, ...77,115.06
Portland cement (exc ...69,292.14
Gold in oth semi-man ...1,495,406.66
Petroleum oils, etc, ...932,897.77
Gold in unwrought fo ...346,507.94
Other medicaments of ...287,267.39
Crude palm oil233,973.58

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Uganda

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 13.24
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 4,462,044.07
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.09
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 38.92

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)40,510
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)860.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-4,112.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-10.15

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