Uganda

-0.37

Econ Complexity 83rd of 184
1982
2015

$2.31B

Exports 127th of 221
1982
2015

$5.52B

Imports 125th of 221
1982
2015

$1.85k

GDP Per Capita 163rd of 184
1990
2015

Uganda is the 127th largest export economy in the world and the 83rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Uganda exported $2.31B and imported $5.52B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $3.21B. In 2015 the GDP of Uganda was $27.5B and its GDP per capita was $1.85k.

The top exports of Uganda are Coffee ($441M), Raw Tobacco ($118M), Cement ($85.3M), Tea ($81M) and Corn ($78.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($880M), Packaged Medicaments ($295M), Palm Oil ($177M), Cars ($172M) and Delivery Trucks ($155M).

The top export destinations of Uganda are Kenya ($412M), South Sudan ($234M), Rwanda ($230M), the Democratic Republic of the Congo ($152M) and Italy ($119M). The top import origins are India ($1.09B), China ($863M), Kenya ($534M), the United Arab Emirates ($383M) and Japan ($322M).

Uganda borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.

Economic Complexity of Uganda

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