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2018
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Exports
: $3.2M, Rnk 5 / 45

2018
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Top Product
: $2.8M, Scrap Iron

2018
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Exports
: $355M, Rnk 3 / 162

2018
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Top Product
: $53M, Sorghum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -2.13, Rnk 146 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.78, Rnk 111 / 146

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
: $794, CURRENT US$
Rnk 170 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.27%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 162 / 187

South Sudan-Uganda In 2018, South Sudan exported $3.2M to Uganda. The main products that South Sudan exported to Uganda are 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 173%, from $7.79k in 2012 to $3.2M in 2018.

In 2018, South Sudan did not export any services to Uganda.

Uganda-South Sudan In 2018, Uganda exported $355M to South Sudan . The main products that Uganda exported to South Sudan were Sorghum ($53M), Raw Sugar ($51M), and Cereal Flours ($35.9M). During the last 6 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 65.5%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $355M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda did not export any services to South Sudan.

Comparison In 2019,  South Sudan ranked 146 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -2.13), and 143 in total exports ($1.71B). That same year, Uganda ranked 111 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.78), and 133 in total exports ($3.01B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, South Sudan exported $3.2M 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 173%, from $7.79k in 2012 to $3.2M in 2018.

In 2018, Uganda exported $355M to South Sudan. The main products exported from Uganda to South Sudan were Sorghum ($53M), Raw Sugar ($51M), and Cereal Flours ($35.9M). During the last 6 years the exports of Uganda to South Sudan have increased at an annualized rate of 65.5%, from $17.3M in 2012 to $355M in 2018.

Uganda Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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South Sudan
Top Destination
: China, $1.51B

Uganda
Top Destination
: United Arab Emirates, $1.74B

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 ($1.51B), India ($46.9M), and United States ($70.4M).

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

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 ($163k), and Wood Products ($54.5k).

During 2018, Uganda had a large net trade with South Sudan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($153M), Foodstuffs ($86.7M), and Animal and Vegetable Bi-Products ($29.1M).

Flow

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.