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2019
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Exports
: $61.2M, Rnk 3 / 129

2019
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Top Product
: $29.8M, Yeast

2019
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Exports
: $37.8M, Rnk 10 / 116

2019
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Top Product
: $5.16M, Cement

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.7, Rnk 115 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.77, Rnk 122 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $10.4B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 141 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 82.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 44 / 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 
: $820, CURRENT US$
Rnk 169 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 41.4%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 74 / 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

Rwanda-Uganda: In 2019, Rwanda exported $61.2M to Uganda. The main products that Rwanda exported to Uganda are Yeast ($29.8M), Dried Legumes ($8.64M), and Bran ($6.57M). During the last 24 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 22.4%, from $482k in 1995 to $61.2M in 2019.

In 2019, Rwanda did not exported services to Uganda.

Uganda-Rwanda: In 2019, Uganda exported $37.8M to Rwanda . The main products that Uganda exported to Rwanda were Cement ($5.16M), Corn ($3.45M), and Soap ($2.48M). During the last 24 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have increased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $25M in 1995 to $37.8M in 2019.

In 2019, Uganda did not exported services to Rwanda.

Comparison: In 2019,  Rwanda ranked 115 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.7), and 147 in total exports ($1.35B). That same year, Uganda ranked 122 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.77), and 133 in total exports ($3.01B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Rwanda exported $61.2M to Uganda. The main products exported from Rwanda to Uganda were Yeast ($29.8M), Dried Legumes ($8.64M), and Bran ($6.57M). During the last 24 years the exports of Rwanda to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 22.4%, from $482k in 1995 to $61.2M in 2019.

In 2019, Uganda exported $37.8M to Rwanda. The main products exported from Uganda to Rwanda were Cement ($5.16M), Corn ($3.45M), and Soap ($2.48M). During the last 24 years the exports of Uganda to Rwanda have increased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $25M in 1995 to $37.8M in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Rwanda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $470M

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.74B

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo ($371M), Thailand ($37.1M), and South Sudan ($20.1M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Uganda than Rwanda were United Arab Emirates ($1.74B), Kenya ($282M), and Italy ($126M).

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 2019, Rwanda had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Foodstuffs ($39.9M), Vegetable Products ($15.2M), and Machines ($1.62M).

During 2019, Uganda had a large net trade with Rwanda in the exports of Vegetable Products ($8.25M), Mineral Products ($5.93M), and Chemical Products ($5.35M).

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