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2018
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Exports
: $33.9M, Rnk 22 / 99

2018
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Top Product
: $27.3M, Gold

2018
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Exports
: $203M, Rnk 5 / 162

2018
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Top Product
: $29.4M, Cement

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.69, Rnk 143 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.78, Rnk 111 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $50.4B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 88 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 170%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $35.2B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 40.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 108 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $581, CURRENT US$
Rnk 178 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 94.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 17 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $794, CURRENT US$
Rnk 170 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.27%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 162 / 187

Democratic Republic of the Congo-Uganda In 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo exported $33.9M to Uganda. The main products that Democratic Republic of the Congo exported to Uganda are Gold ($27.3M), Scrap Iron ($3.9M), and Sawn Wood ($1.04M). During the last 23 years the exports of Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 21%, from $422k in 1995 to $33.9M in 2018.

In 2018, Democratic Republic of the Congo did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-Democratic Republic of the Congo In 2018, Uganda exported $203M to Democratic Republic of the Congo . The main products that Uganda exported 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 7.52%, from $38.4M in 1995 to $203M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda did not export any services to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Comparison In 2019,  Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked 143 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.69), and 96 in total exports ($8.16B). That same year, Uganda ranked 111 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.78), and 133 in total exports ($3.01B).

Historical Data

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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, $4.33B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.74B

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 ($4.33B), Saudi Arabia ($525M), and South Korea ($405M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Uganda than Democratic Republic of the Congo were United Arab Emirates ($1.74B), Kenya ($282M), and Hong Kong ($56.4M).

Flow

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2019, the products from Democratic Republic of the Congo that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Uganda were Mammals: live, primates (20%) and Mammals: live, whales, dolphins and porpoises (mammals of the order Cetacea): manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia): seals, sea lions and walruses (mammals of the suborder Pinnipedia) (20%).

In 2019, the products from Uganda that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Democratic Republic of the Congo 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%).

*The tariffs present between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

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.