The economy of Uruguay is characterized by an export-oriented agricultural sector and a well-educated workforce, along with high levels of social spending. officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America. Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America. Uruguay is ranked first in Latin America in democracy, peace, low perception of corruption, e-government, and is first in South America when it comes to press freedom, size of the middle class and prosperity. It tops the rank of absence of terrorism, a unique position within South America. It ranks second in the region on economic freedom, income equality, per-capita income and inflows of FDI.

Capital City: Montevideo

Currency: Uruguayan peso

Official language: Spanish

Population: 3.460.181

Natural resources: fauna and flora, land use, mining and hydroelectric energy.

Worldwide share in import(2015): 0.6

Total imports:

US$ 11.999.850.103,71

Top import Commodities: Refined Oil, Crude Oil, Passenger And Other Transportation Vehicles, Vehicle Parts, Cellular Phones.

Top import Partners: partners China (16.1%), Argentina (15.8%), Brazil (14.6%), United States (8.9%), Paraguay (7.6%).

Trade Organisations: WTO.

Top Ports: Port of Jose Ignacio, Puerto Sauce de Juan Lacaze, Liebigs Port, Colonia del Sacramento Harbour, Port of Punta del Este, Port of Piriápolis, Port of La Paloma.

Worldwide share in export(2015): 0.5

Total exports:

US$ 8.511.917.598,48

Top export Commodities: European Union (75.7%), Germany (19.1%), Italy (10.6%), Austria (8%), Croatia (6.8%), Slovakia (4.7%), Hungary (4.4%), France (4.2%).

Top export Partners: European Union (75.7%), Germany (19.1%), Italy (10.6%), Austria (8%), Croatia (6.8%), Slovakia (4.7%), Hungary (4.4%), France (4.2%).

Trade Organisations: WTO.

Top Ports: Port of Jose Ignacio, Puerto Sauce de Juan Lacaze, Liebigs Port, Colonia del Sacramento Harbour, Port of Punta del Este, Port of Piriápolis, Port of La Paloma.

Main movements of Uruguay

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