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$11.1BCURRENT US$
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60.6%CURRENT US$
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$40.5BCURRENT US$
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45.3%CURRENT US$
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$821CURRENT US$
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26.2%CURRENT US$
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$883CURRENT US$
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5.54%CURRENT US$
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About

Rwanda-Uganda In 2021, Rwanda exported $25.1M to Uganda. The main products that Rwanda exported to Uganda are Malt Extract ($14.8M), Pasta ($8.07M), and Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($390k). During the last 26 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16.4%, from $482k in 1995 to $25.1M in 2021.

In 2021, Rwanda did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-Rwanda In 2021, Uganda exported $183k to Rwanda. The main products that Uganda exported to Rwanda were Prepared Explosives ($90.6k), Detonating Fuses ($20.9k), and Other Furniture ($18.6k). During the last 26 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have decreased at an annualized rate of 17.2%, from $25M in 1995 to $183k in 2021.

In 2021, Uganda did not export any services to Rwanda.

Comparison In 2021,  Rwanda ranked 151 in total exports ($1.59B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, Uganda ranked 105 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.92), and 130 in total exports ($3.55B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Rwanda exported $25.1M to Uganda. The main products exported from Rwanda to Uganda were Malt Extract ($14.8M), Pasta ($8.07M), and Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($390k). During the last 26 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 16.4%, from $482k in 1995 to $25.1M in 2021.

In 2021, Uganda exported $183k to Rwanda. The main products exported from Uganda to Rwanda were Prepared Explosives ($90.6k), Detonating Fuses ($20.9k), and Other Furniture ($18.6k). During the last 26 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have decreased at an annualized rate of 17.2%, from $25M in 1995 to $183k in 2021.

Exports from Rwanda (Flag) to Uganda (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Uganda (Flag) to Rwanda (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Rwanda (Flag) and Uganda (Flag)

Rwanda Exports

Uganda Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Rwanda than Uganda were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($587M), Thailand ($78.8M), and Ethiopia ($42.6M).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Uganda than Rwanda were United Arab Emirates ($2B), Kenya ($292M), and Italy ($198M).

Difference in imports from Uganda (Flag) and Rwanda (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Rwanda - Uganda

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Rwanda had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Foodstuffs ($22.9M), Textiles ($505k), and Machines ($366k).

During 2021, Uganda had a large net trade with Rwanda in the exports of Chemical Products ($116k), Miscellaneous ($32.7k), and Textiles ($9.44k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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 Rwanda has comparative advantage over Uganda. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Uganda has comparative advantage over Rwanda.

Product Space of Rwanda (Flag) and Uganda (Flag) (2021)

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