Flag Republic of the Congo / Uganda Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $266k, Rnk 50 / 88

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $234k, Broadcasting Equipment

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $96.7k, Rnk 110 / 141

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $19k, Rubber Tires

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.98, Rnk 112 / 137

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

GDP Flag (2018): $11.3B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -5.02%, 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): $2,148, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -27.3%, 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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Republic of the Congo-Uganda: In 2018, Republic of the Congo exported $266k to Uganda. The main products exported from Republic of the Congo to Uganda were Broadcasting Equipment ($234k) and Vegetable Alkaloids ($32.3k). During the last 21 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 13.3%, from $19.3k in 1997 to $266k in 2018.

Uganda-Republic of the Congo: In 2018, Uganda exported $96.7k to Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Uganda to Republic of the Congo were Rubber Tires ($19k), Iron Toiletry ($12.9k), and Hair Products ($10.1k). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 3.19%, from $50k in 1995 to $96.7k in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Republic of the Congo ranked 112 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.98), and 87 in total exports ($10B). 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, Republic of the Congo was ranked 146 with a GDP Per Capita of $2,148, and Uganda was ranked 186 with a GDP Per Capita of $643.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Republic of the Congo exported $266k to Uganda. The main products exported from Republic of the Congo to Uganda were Broadcasting Equipment ($234k) and Vegetable Alkaloids ($32.3k). During the last 21 years the exports of Republic of the Congo to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 13.3%, from $19.3k in 1997 to $266k in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda exported $96.7k to Republic of the Congo. The main products exported from Uganda to Republic of the Congo were Rubber Tires ($19k), Iron Toiletry ($12.9k), and Hair Products ($10.1k). During the last 23 years the exports of Uganda to Republic of the Congo have increased at an annualized rate of 3.19%, from $50k in 1995 to $96.7k in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Republic of the Congo
Top Destination
: China, $5.88B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.68B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Republic of the Congo than Uganda were China ($5.88B), Australia ($350M), and India ($375M).

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

Comparative Advantage Republic of the Congo - Uganda

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

During 2018, Republic of the Congo had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Machines ($234k) and Chemical Products ($32.3k).

During 2018, Uganda had a large net trade with Republic of the Congo in the exports of Metals ($24.4k), Plastics and Rubbers ($21.8k), and Vegetable Products ($18.1k).

Tariff Section

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

In 2015, the products from Republic of the Congo that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Uganda were Bovine carcasses and half carcasses, fresh or chilled (35%) and Bovine cuts bone in, fresh or chilled (35%).

In 2018, the products from Uganda that paid the highest import tariffs to enter 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%).

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

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Republic of the Congo 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 Republic of the Congo has comparative advantage over Uganda. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Uganda has comparative advantage over Republic of the Congo.