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2020
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Exports
: $3.35M, Rnk 18 / 104

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Top Product
: $614k, Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics

2020
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Exports
: $2.31M, Rnk 58 / 154

2020
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Top Product
: $729k, Refined Petroleum

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.97, Rnk 99 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $10.3B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 141 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 68.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 33 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $37.6B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 92 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 41%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 73 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $798, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 30.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 60 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $822, CURRENT US$
Rnk 179 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.062%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 138 / 195

Rwanda-Uganda In 2020, Rwanda exported $3.35M to Uganda. The main products that Rwanda exported to Uganda are Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($614k), Scrap Aluminium ($588k), and Poultry ($371k). During the last 25 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 8.08%, from $480k in 1995 to $3.35M in 2020.

In 2020, Rwanda did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-Rwanda In 2020, Uganda exported $2.31M to Rwanda. The main products that Uganda exported to Rwanda were Refined Petroleum ($729k), Electricity ($550k), and Awnings, Tents, and Sails ($182k). During the last 25 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have decreased at an annualized rate of 9.08%, from $25M in 1995 to $2.31M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda did not export any services to Rwanda.

Comparison In 2020,  Rwanda ranked 158 in total exports ($902M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. That same year, Uganda ranked 99 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.97), and 108 in total exports ($5.87B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Rwanda exported $3.35M to Uganda. The main products exported from Rwanda to Uganda were Light Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($614k), Scrap Aluminium ($588k), and Poultry ($371k). During the last 25 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 8.08%, from $480k in 1995 to $3.35M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda exported $2.31M to Rwanda. The main products exported from Uganda to Rwanda were Refined Petroleum ($729k), Electricity ($550k), and Awnings, Tents, and Sails ($182k). During the last 25 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have decreased at an annualized rate of 9.08%, from $25M in 1995 to $2.31M in 2020.

Rwanda Exports

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Uganda Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Rwanda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $594M

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $3.5B

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 2019, countries that imported more from Rwanda than Uganda were Turkey ($54M), Thailand ($26.2M), and United Kingdom ($24.7M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Uganda than Rwanda were United Arab Emirates ($3.5B), Kenya ($401M), and South Sudan ($357M).

Comparative Advantage Rwanda - Uganda

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

During 2020, Rwanda had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Metals ($726k), Textiles ($642k), and Animal Hides ($490k).

During 2020, Uganda had a large net trade with Rwanda in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.28M), Textiles ($240k), and Transportation ($221k).

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 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.