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Uganda Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Uganda monthly trade data
Uganda quarterly trade data

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Uganda

Overall Exports and Imports for Uganda 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 2,901 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 5,596 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,172 products are exported to 134 countries and 3,839 products are imported from 160 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  • Uganda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 555,148.95 million.
  • Uganda exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 413,883.87 million.
  • Uganda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 130,303.73 million.
  • Uganda exported Maize seed , worth US$ 75,681.05 million.
  • Uganda exported Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, , worth US$ 68,046.32 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Uganda along with trade value are

  • Uganda imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 998,717.80 million.
  • Uganda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 206,864.37 million.
  • Uganda imported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 194,059.08 million.
  • Uganda imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 147,075.81 million.
  • Uganda imported Flat rlld prod, i/nas, in coil, hr,=>600mm w, l , worth US$ 119,586.88 million.

Uganda top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Uganda exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Uganda exports to Kenya worth US$ 552 million, with a partner share of 19.02 percent.
  2. Uganda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 445 million, with a partner share of 15.33 percent.
  3. Uganda exports to South Sudan worth US$ 300 million, with a partner share of 10.34 percent.
  4. Uganda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 190 million, with a partner share of 6.53 percent.
  5. Uganda exports to Rwanda worth US$ 182 million, with a partner share of 6.26 percent.

The top five countries to which Uganda imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Uganda imports from China worth US$ 986 million, with a partner share of 17.62 percent.
  2. Uganda imports from India worth US$ 736 million, with a partner share of 13.16 percent.
  3. Uganda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 660 million, with a partner share of 11.79 percent.
  4. Uganda imports from Kenya worth US$ 457 million, with a partner share of 8.17 percent.
  5. Uganda imports from Japan worth US$ 370 million, with a partner share of 6.61 percent.

Uganda Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Uganda in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 11.71.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 7.33.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 3,184,238.28 and duty free tariff line items share is 42.06.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.08.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.13.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Uganda World Development Indicators (WDI) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Uganda in 2017 are below

WDI

Uganda Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Uganda is 122.
  • The trade across border rank is 127.
Doing Business

Uganda Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2017

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2017 is 4.50.
CPIA

UgandaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Uganda in 2016 is 3.04.
  • The LPI rank is 58.
LPI

Uganda Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Uganda is 34.50.
SPRD