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2020
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Exports
: $17.7M, Rnk 37 / 127

2020
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Top Product
: $4.65M, Raw Tobacco

2020
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Exports
: $265M, Rnk 4 / 154

2020
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Top Product
: $40.6M, Cement

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.46, Rnk 123 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.97, Rnk 99 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $48.7B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 87 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 126%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 11 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $37.6B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 92 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 41%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 73 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $544, CURRENT US$
Rnk 187 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 62.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 21 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $822, CURRENT US$
Rnk 179 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.062%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 138 / 195

Democratic Republic of the Congo-Uganda In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $17.7M to Uganda. The main products that Democratic Republic of the Congo exported to Uganda are Raw Tobacco ($4.65M), Scrap Iron ($3.73M), and Sawn Wood ($3.15M). During the last 25 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16.1%, from $421k in 1995 to $17.7M in 2020.

In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-Democratic Republic of the Congo In 2020, Uganda exported $265M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products that Uganda exported to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Cement ($40.6M), Palm Oil ($24.2M), and Rice ($12.2M). During the last 25 years the exports of Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 8.03%, from $38.4M in 1995 to $265M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda did not export any services to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Comparison In 2020,  Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked 123 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.46), and 70 in total exports ($19.4B). That same year, Uganda ranked 99 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.97), and 108 in total exports ($5.87B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $17.7M to Uganda. The main products exported from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda were Raw Tobacco ($4.65M), Scrap Iron ($3.73M), and Sawn Wood ($3.15M). During the last 25 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16.1%, from $421k in 1995 to $17.7M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda exported $265M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Cement ($40.6M), Palm Oil ($24.2M), and Rice ($12.2M). During the last 25 years the exports of Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 8.03%, from $38.4M in 1995 to $265M in 2020.

Democratic Republic of the Congo Exports

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Uganda Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $8.99B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $3.5B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Democratic Republic of the Congo than Uganda were China ($8.99B), Tanzania ($1.67B), and South Africa ($1.09B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Uganda than Democratic Republic of the Congo were United Arab Emirates ($3.5B), Kenya ($401M), and South Sudan ($357M).

Comparative Advantage Democratic Republic of the Congo - Uganda

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Flow

This chart compares trade between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda by product, considering products traded by both, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.

During 2020, Democratic Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Foodstuffs ($7.29M), Metals ($3.8M), and Wood Products ($3.17M).

During 2020, Uganda had a large net trade with Democratic Republic of the Congo in the exports of Foodstuffs ($52.5M), Mineral Products ($46M), and Metals ($32.1M).

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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Democratic Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over Uganda. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Uganda has comparative advantage over Democratic Republic of the Congo.