Uganda is the 122nd largest export economy in the world and the 77th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Uganda exported $2.79B and imported $5.84B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $3.05B. In 2017 the GDP of Uganda was $26B and its GDP per capita was $1.86k.

Capital City: Kampala

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Official language: English and Swahili

Population: 44,270,563 (2018)

Natural resources: crude oil, natural gas, coffee, base metals and products, fish, cement, tobacco

Total imports: 6,73 B

Top import Commodities: Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation, 1.34 B, Machinery, mechanical appliances, 525 M, Vehicles other than railway or tramway, 508 M, Electrical machinery and equipment, 411 M, and Plastics and articles thereof, 386 M.

Top import Partners: China; 1,18 B ;India; 816 M; United Arab Emirates; 784 M; Saudi Arabia; 605 M; Kenya; 515 M; and Japan; 316 M.

Total exports: 3,08 B

Top export Commodities: Coffee, tea, and spices; 536 M; Natural or cultured pearls 516,9 M; Cereals; 192 M; fish and crustaceans; 169,9 M; Mineral Fuels; 166 M; and Edible vegetables; 125 M.

Top export Partners: Kenya; 580 M; United Arab Emirates; 562 M; Sudan; 411 M; Rwanda; 211 M; Democratic Republic of the Congo; 204 M; and Italy; 132 M.

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