Uganda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,901
No. Of products 2,172
No. Of partners 134
Imports (in US$ Mil) 5,596
No. Of products 3,839
No. Of partners 160

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.84
World Growth1.50
Country Growth1.12

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,041,560,144.03
Service exports (BoP, current US$)1,638,607,170.13
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.35
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.14

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Kenya552 19.02
United Arab Emirates445 15.33
South Sudan300 10.34
Congo, Dem. Rep.190 6.53
Rwanda182 6.26
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China986 17.62
India736 13.16
United Arab Emirates660 11.79
Kenya457 8.17
Japan370 6.61

Uganda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,126 38.80 317 5.67 5.98
Intermediate goods1,013 34.93 1,493 26.68 4.17
Consumer goods635 21.89 2,574 46.00 12.42
Capital goods89 3.06 1,211 21.64 3.77

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Coffee, not roasted ...555,148.95
Gold in oth semi-man ...413,883.87
Petroleum oils, etc, ...130,303.73
Maize seed75,681.05
Black tea (fermented ...68,046.32
Petroleum oils, etc, ...998,717.80
Other medicaments of ...206,864.37
Crude palm oil194,059.08
Spelt, common wheat ...147,075.81
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...119,586.88

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Uganda

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,184,238.28
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 7.33
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 42.06

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)25,995
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)600.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,874.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-7.21

Doing Business

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

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2017 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.04
LPI Rank58