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2020
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Exports
: $86.7M, Rnk 2 / 45

2020
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Top Product
: $82.2M, Gold

2020
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Exports
: $357M, Rnk 3 / 154

2020
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Top Product
: $32M, Raw Sugar

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.97, Rnk 99 / 127

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
: $822, CURRENT US$
Rnk 179 / 195

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

South Sudan-Uganda In 2020, South Sudan exported $86.7M to Uganda. The main products that South Sudan exported to Uganda are Gold ($82.2M), Scrap Iron ($3.68M), and Pesticides ($188k). During the last 8 years the exports of South Sudan to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 220%, from $7.79k in 2012 to $86.7M in 2020.

In 2020, South Sudan did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-South Sudan In 2020, Uganda exported $357M to South Sudan. The main products that Uganda exported to South Sudan were Raw Sugar ($32M), Cereal Flours ($28.1M), and Cement ($27.6M). During the last 8 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 46%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $357M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda did not export any services to South Sudan.

Comparison In 2020,  South Sudan ranked 161 in total exports ($850M), 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, South Sudan exported $86.7M to Uganda. The main products exported from South Sudan to Uganda were Gold ($82.2M), Scrap Iron ($3.68M), and Pesticides ($188k). During the last 8 years the exports of South Sudan to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 220%, from $7.79k in 2012 to $86.7M in 2020.

In 2020, Uganda exported $357M to South Sudan. The main products exported from Uganda to South Sudan were Raw Sugar ($32M), Cereal Flours ($28.1M), and Cement ($27.6M). During the last 8 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 46%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $357M in 2020.

Uganda Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

South Sudan
Top Destination
: China, $677M

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $3.5B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from South Sudan than Uganda were China ($677M) and Slovakia ($179k).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Uganda than South Sudan were United Arab Emirates ($3.5B), Kenya ($401M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($265M).

Comparative Advantage South Sudan - Uganda

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Flow

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

During 2020, South Sudan had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Precious Metals ($82.2M), Metals ($3.68M), and Chemical Products ($220k).

During 2020, Uganda had a large net trade with South Sudan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($86.8M), Foodstuffs ($85.9M), and Transportation ($32.9M).

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