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About

China-Uganda In 2021, China exported $1.02B to Uganda. The main products that China exported to Uganda are Delivery Trucks ($42.2M), Large Construction Vehicles ($38.4M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($36.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16%, from $21.6M in 1995 to $1.02B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-China In 2021, Uganda exported $41.2M to China. The main products that Uganda exported to China were Other Oily Seeds ($14.3M), Gelatin ($7.47M), and Coffee ($7.31M). During the last 26 years the exports of Uganda to China have increased at an annualized rate of 25.4%, from $115k in 1995 to $41.2M in 2021.

In 2021, Uganda did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2021,  China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T). That same year, Uganda ranked 105 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.92), and 130 in total exports ($3.55B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $1.02B to Uganda. The main products exported from China to Uganda were Delivery Trucks ($42.2M), Large Construction Vehicles ($38.4M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($36.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16%, from $21.6M in 1995 to $1.02B in 2021.

In 2021, Uganda exported $41.2M to China. The main products exported from Uganda to China were Other Oily Seeds ($14.3M), Gelatin ($7.47M), and Coffee ($7.31M). During the last 26 years the exports of Uganda to China have increased at an annualized rate of 25.4%, from $115k in 1995 to $41.2M in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to Uganda (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Uganda (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Uganda
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$2B

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 2021, countries that imported more from China than Uganda were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

In 2019, no countries were registered that imported more from Uganda than from China.

Difference in imports from Uganda (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - Uganda

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Machines ($337M), Textiles ($113M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($96.6M).

During 2021, Uganda had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($24.6M), Chemical Products ($8.04M), and Wood Products ($1.93M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of China (Flag) and Uganda (Flag) (2021)

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