Flag China / Uganda Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $986M, Rnk 118 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $54.6M, Rubber Footwear

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $35.9M, Rnk 17 / 141

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $13.4M, Other Oily Seeds

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.48, Rnk 86 / 137

China-Uganda: In 2018, China exported $986M to Uganda. The main products exported from China to Uganda were Rubber Footwear ($54.6M), Broadcasting Equipment ($41.9M), and Video Displays ($28.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 17.9%, from $22.2M in 1995 to $986M in 2018.

Uganda-China: In 2018, Uganda exported $35.9M to China. The main products exported from Uganda to China were Other Oily Seeds ($13.4M), Tanned Equine and Bovine Hides ($9.88M), and Tanned Goat Hides ($2.63M). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to China have increased at an annualized rate of 28.4%, from $115k in 1995 to $35.9M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, Uganda ranked 86 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.48), and 117 in total exports ($4.16B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $986M to Uganda. The main products exported from China to Uganda were Rubber Footwear ($54.6M), Broadcasting Equipment ($41.9M), and Video Displays ($28.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 17.9%, from $22.2M in 1995 to $986M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda exported $35.9M to China. The main products exported from Uganda to China were Other Oily Seeds ($13.4M), Tanned Equine and Bovine Hides ($9.88M), and Tanned Goat Hides ($2.63M). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to China have increased at an annualized rate of 28.4%, from $115k in 1995 to $35.9M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.68B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Uganda. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Uganda or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from China than Uganda were United States ($499B), Hong Kong ($282B), and Japan ($155B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Uganda than China were South Sudan ($301M), Rwanda ($197M), and Saint Helena ($6.73k).

Comparative Advantage China - Uganda

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This chart compares trade between China and Uganda by product, considering products traded by both, China and Uganda.

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Machines ($380M), Textiles ($118M), and Metals ($105M).

During 2018, Uganda had a large net trade with China in the exports of Animal Hides ($16.2M), Vegetable Products ($15.6M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.51M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between China and Uganda (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Uganda were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (65%).

In 2018, the products from Uganda that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Raw sugar, beet (100%) and Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid form, as specified in Subheading Note 2 to this chapter, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter (100%).

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*The tariffs present between China and Uganda are:
112: China Preferential tariff for Least Developed Countries
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between China and Uganda. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Uganda. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Uganda has comparative advantage over China.