Overview: In 2018 Uganda was the number 103 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 117 in total exports, the number 118 in total imports, and the number 86 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Uganda exported $4.16B and imported $6.29B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$2.14B. In 2018, Uganda's exports per capita were $97.3 and its imports per capita were $147.
Trade: The top exports of Uganda are Gold ($1.65B), Coffee ($487M), Dried Legumes ($104M), Fish Fillets ($99.7M), and Corn ($92.6M). The top imports of Uganda are Refined Petroleum ($1.1B), Gold ($335M), Packaged Medicaments ($247M), Palm Oil ($225M), and Delivery Trucks ($219M).
Destinations: Uganda exports mostly to United Arab Emirates ($1.68B), Kenya ($507M), South Sudan ($301M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($202M), and Rwanda ($197M), and imports mostly from China ($986M), United Arab Emirates ($742M), India ($679M), Kenya ($643M), and Saudi Arabia ($539M).
Location: Uganda borders Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Tanzania by land.