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Uganda Trade Data to Find Top Exporters and Importers in Uganda

The Republic of Uganda is in East-Central Africa. It borders Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, and the Republic of Congo. Uganda has an agricultural economy. In 1991 the investment code offered incentives to local and international businesses. The Uganda Investment Authority, helped investors procure required licenses and permissions more easily. Uganda is ranked 102 in terms of GDP. Exports are 19.5% of the GDP and imports were 28.69% of Uganda GDP. According to Uganda trade data, the export rank of Uganda is 92 and the import rank is 90. Uganda showed a trade growth of 16.83% compared to the global growth of 3.5%. 

Uganda trade data shows the total exports in 2019 were 1.3 billion USD and imports were 6.7 billion USD. The trade deficit of Uganda was 415.0 Million USD in August 2020. The trade deficit decreased to 201.9 million dollars in April 2020. The trade deficit has been traced to Uganda’s high fuel dependency. The data revealed that Uganda’s top trading partner was Kenya.

Uganda import-export data is collected from custom ports across the country. The database is built from the documents (import bills, shipping bills, and invoice) submitted to customs authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Trade Associations, Government Bodies. and other authorized business connections. The database contains the following information:-

  • Date of shipment
  • HS Code and product description
  • The exporter with contact details
  • The importer with contact details
  • Uganda Port
  • Foreign Port
  • FOB value in USH and USD
  • Unit quantity and the total quantity of shipment

Uganda import-export data is market intelligence data. The systematic database allows you to find information for any HS classification or product description. Exporters and importers can get a clear view of the trends and customer preferences. It allows traders to find importers and exporters from different countries. The data allows them to find alternative markets to sell or buy their product. Freight forwarding companies can look for new business opportunities. They can analyze trends to find trade lanes, peak seasons, and ports. 

Uganda's export data shows that exports in September are 417.93 million USD. The exports dipped to 207.102 million USD in April 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The top exports in 2019 were:-

  • Coffee, tea, spices (33.6% of total exports)
  • Fish (12.4% of total exports)
  • Dairy, eggs, honey (10.3% of total exports)
  • Cocoa (5.3% of total exports)
  • Live trees, plants, cut flowers (4.7% of total exports)

The data revealed that the dairy, eggs, and honey sector were the fastest-growing export showed an 81.5% growth. Cocoa showed a growth of 6.7% in exports. Coffee exports increased by 0.5% to 438.5 million USD.

Uganda’s top export partners are:-

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Democratic Republic of Congo
    • Kenya
    • South Sudan
    • Italy

The United Arab Emirates showed a 111.9% increase in exports. Exports to Turkey rose from 106.2 million USD to 127 million USD. Some of the top exporters in Uganda are:-

    • Jacob Fresh Fruit Exporters Uganda Ltd
    • Molla Fresh Food Exporters Uganda Ltd
    • Busiro Coffee and Oridycer
    • Recource Minerals Ltd
    • Jackson Uganda Limited

Uganda import data shows that imports in September 2020 decreased to 733.9 million USD in September 2020 from 831.4 million USD in August 2020. The lowest imports in 2020 were in April when Uganda imported 409 million USD. The imports increased by 11.7% in 2019 from 2018. The top imports of Uganda were:-

  • Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc. (19.77% of total imports)
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc. (7.95% of total imports)
  • Vehicles other than railway, tramway (7.45% of total imports)
  • Electrical, electronic equipment (6.12% of total imports)
  • Iron and steel (5.54% of total imports)

The data shows that mineral products excluding petroleum products increased to 1.2 billion USD. The import of machinery equipment, vehicles, and accessories increased to 1.2 billion USD. 

The top import partners of Uganda were:-

  • China
  • India
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia 
  • Kenya

Imports from Kenya and Tanzania showed the fastest growth in imports. Imports from Kenya rose from 39.8% to 781.8 million USD in 2019. While Tanzania showed a 58.9% increase in imports in 2019, the total imports were 452.6 million USD. Imports from Saudi Arabia fell by 32.3% reduced to 336.2 million USD. The majority of imports in Uganda were from Asia, accounting for 40% of the total imports. China (15% of total imports) and India (12.4% of total imports) were the largest importers of Uganda.

The top importers in Uganda are:-

  • Uganda Importers and Exporters Traders Association
  • Recource Minerals Ltd.
  • JB and Sarah Lubuye Car Importers Uganda Limited
  • Kazwama Trading Center
  • Green Future Limited

Seair Exim Solutions is a market research and import export data company in India. It offers the latest, genuine, actual and reliable trade data of 80+ countries in the world such as India, USA, Russia, Bangladesh, Kenya, Mexico, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Kenya, Pakistan etc. Our major services are USA imports data, Indian import data, import data Indonesia, Vietnam export data, Russia customs data, India export data, Mexico trade data, Kenya shipment data etc. You can find various free resources related to import export business like , HS code search, HS code Finder, HS code list, sac code list, sac code finder, custom duty in India, custom duty calculator, foreign ports, trading partners of India, GST rates in India, GST rates list and many more.

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