Flag Democratic Republic of the Congo / Uganda Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $34.1M, Rnk 22 / 74

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $27.3M, Gold

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $202M, Rnk 4 / 141

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $29.4M, Cement

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.6, Rnk 131 / 137

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

GDP Flag (2018): $47.2B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 139%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $27.5B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 92.9%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $562, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 71.5%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $643, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 37.4%, CURRENT US$
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Democratic Republic of the Congo-Uganda: In 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $34.1M to Uganda. The main products exported from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda were Gold ($27.3M), Scrap Iron ($3.98M), and Sawn Wood ($1.09M). During the last 23 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 21.2%, from $409k in 1995 to $34.1M in 2018.

Uganda-Democratic Republic of the Congo: In 2018, Uganda exported $202M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Cement ($29.4M), Palm Oil ($19.9M), and Rice ($18.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 7.48%, from $38.4M in 1995 to $202M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked 131 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.6), and 85 in total exports ($10.7B). That same year, Uganda ranked 86 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.48), and 117 in total exports ($4.16B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Democratic Republic of the Congo was ranked 187 with a GDP Per Capita of $562, and Uganda was ranked 186 with a GDP Per Capita of $643.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $34.1M to Uganda. The main products exported from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda were Gold ($27.3M), Scrap Iron ($3.98M), and Sawn Wood ($1.09M). During the last 23 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 21.2%, from $409k in 1995 to $34.1M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda exported $202M to Democratic Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo were Cement ($29.4M), Palm Oil ($19.9M), and Rice ($18.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to Democratic Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 7.48%, from $38.4M in 1995 to $202M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $5.51B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.68B

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 2018, countries that imported more from Democratic Republic of the Congo than Uganda were China ($5.51B), Zambia ($1.36B), and South Korea ($612M).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Uganda than Democratic Republic of the Congo were United Arab Emirates ($1.68B), Kenya ($507M), and South Sudan ($301M).

Comparative Advantage Democratic Republic of the Congo - Uganda

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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 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Precious Metals ($27.3M), Metals ($4M), and Wood Products ($1.11M).

During 2018, Uganda had a large net trade with Democratic Republic of the Congo in the exports of Foodstuffs ($42.4M), Mineral Products ($35.7M), and Metals ($27.7M).

Trade Forecasts

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

To create custom forecast, or modify the parameters of the forecasting model, visit our Forecast Section.

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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 Democratic Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over Uganda. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Uganda has comparative advantage over Democratic Republic of the Congo.