Flag South Sudan / Uganda Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $3.19M, Rnk 5 / 37

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $2.8M, Scrap Iron

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $301M, Rnk 3 / 141

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $51M, Raw Sugar

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.72, Rnk 133 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.48, Rnk 86 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $27.5B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 103 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 92.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 36 / 196

GDP PC Flag (2018): $643, CURRENT US$
Rnk 186 / 196

GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 37.4%, CURRENT US$
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South Sudan-Uganda: In 2018, South Sudan exported $3.19M to Uganda. The main products exported from South Sudan to Uganda were Scrap Iron ($2.8M), Cars ($84.4k), and Sawn Wood ($54.2k). During the last 6 years the exports of South Sudan to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 174%, from $7.61k in 2012 to $3.19M in 2018.

Uganda-South Sudan: In 2018, Uganda exported $301M to South Sudan. The main products exported from Uganda to South Sudan were Raw Sugar ($51M), Cereal Flours ($35.9M), and Palm Oil ($25.5M). During the last 6 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 61%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $301M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, South Sudan ranked 133 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.72), and 136 in total exports ($1.71B). That same year, Uganda ranked 86 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.48), and 117 in total exports ($4.16B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Uganda was ranked 186 with a GDP Per Capita of $643, while South Sudan has no data regarding GDP Per Capita in 2018.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, South Sudan exported $3.19M to Uganda. The main products exported from South Sudan to Uganda were Scrap Iron ($2.8M), Cars ($84.4k), and Sawn Wood ($54.2k). During the last 6 years the exports of South Sudan to Uganda have increased at an annualized rate of 174%, from $7.61k in 2012 to $3.19M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda exported $301M to South Sudan. The main products exported from Uganda to South Sudan were Raw Sugar ($51M), Cereal Flours ($35.9M), and Palm Oil ($25.5M). During the last 6 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 61%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $301M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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South Sudan
Top Destination
: China, $1.59B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.68B

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 2018, countries that imported more from South Sudan than Uganda were China ($1.59B), India ($44.4M), and Pakistan ($24.2M).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Uganda than South Sudan were United Arab Emirates ($1.68B), Kenya ($507M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($202M).

Comparative Advantage South Sudan - Uganda

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

During 2018, South Sudan had a large net trade with Uganda in the exports of Metals ($2.81M), Transportation ($162k), and Wood Products ($54.2k).

During 2018, Uganda had a large net trade with South Sudan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($99.8M), Foodstuffs ($86.7M), and Animal and Vegetable Bi-Products ($29.1M).

Trade Forecasts

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