Flag Rwanda / Tanzania Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $1.36M, Rnk 26 / 77

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $424k, Large Construction Vehicles

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $667M, Rnk 1 / 148

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $113M, Other Furniture

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.44, Rnk 84 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $9.51B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 93.1%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $58B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 108%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $773, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 49.5%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $1,061, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 54.4%, CURRENT US$
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Rwanda-Tanzania: In 2018, Rwanda exported $1.36M to Tanzania. The main products exported from Rwanda to Tanzania were Large Construction Vehicles ($424k), Video Displays ($262k), and Other Edible Preparations ($209k). During the last 23 years the exports of Rwanda to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 14.2%, from $64.5k in 1995 to $1.36M in 2018.

Tanzania-Rwanda: In 2018, Tanzania exported $667M to Rwanda. The main products exported from Tanzania to Rwanda were Other Furniture ($113M), Baked Goods ($77.6M), and Plastic Housewares ($72.9M). During the last 22 years the exports of Tanzania to Rwanda have increased at an annualized rate of 18.9%, from $12.5M in 1996 to $667M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Rwanda ranked 152 in total exports ($970M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, Tanzania ranked 84 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.44), and 106 in total exports ($5.78B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Rwanda was ranked 179 with a GDP Per Capita of $773, and Tanzania was ranked 169 with a GDP Per Capita of $1,061.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Rwanda exported $1.36M to Tanzania. The main products exported from Rwanda to Tanzania were Large Construction Vehicles ($424k), Video Displays ($262k), and Other Edible Preparations ($209k). During the last 23 years the exports of Rwanda to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 14.2%, from $64.5k in 1995 to $1.36M in 2018.

In 2018, Tanzania exported $667M to Rwanda. The main products exported from Tanzania to Rwanda were Other Furniture ($113M), Baked Goods ($77.6M), and Plastic Housewares ($72.9M). During the last 22 years the exports of Tanzania to Rwanda have increased at an annualized rate of 18.9%, from $12.5M in 1996 to $667M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Rwanda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $638M

Tanzania
Top Destination
: Rwanda, $667M

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Rwanda than Tanzania were United Arab Emirates ($638M), Pakistan ($42.2M), and Kazakhstan ($8.55M).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Tanzania than Rwanda were India ($595M), China ($399M), and Uganda ($359M).

Comparative Advantage Rwanda - Tanzania

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This chart compares trade between Rwanda and Tanzania by product, considering products traded by both, Rwanda and Tanzania.

During 2018, Rwanda had a large net trade with Tanzania in the exports of Machines ($772k), Foodstuffs ($311k), and Metals ($87.4k).

During 2018, Tanzania had a large net trade with Rwanda in the exports of Miscellaneous ($140M), Machines ($128M), and Instruments ($99.5M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Rwanda and Tanzania. 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 Rwanda has comparative advantage over Tanzania. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Tanzania has comparative advantage over Rwanda.