Uganda Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Uganda in terms of export sales (selling), including Sudan, Switzerland, and Kenya. The second lists top trade partners of Uganda regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Uganda.

Uganda Major Exports

Market Value: 1,400 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Uganda Major Exports

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 Sudan 216,496 15.46 856.78
2 Switzerland 153,443 10.96 40.98
3 Kenya 131,149 9.37 70.94
4 United Arab Emirates 118,036 8.43 253.40
5 United Kingdom 111,765 7.98 280.09
6 Rwanda 104,899 7.49 325.40
7 DR Congo 101,821 7.27 252.37
8 Netherlands 76,362 5.45 31.97
9 Germany 69,892 4.99 295.38
10 Belgium 59,823 4.27 124.24
11 France 31,775 2.27 39.64
12 Burundi 31,577 2.26 74.36
13 Italy 29,594 2.11 552.73
14 Spain 26,158 1.87 87.89
15 Singapore 24,765 1.77 11.37
16 Tanzania 16,171 1.15 33.13
17 India 14,826 1.06 1,418.88
18 United States 12,106 0.86 (20.23)
19 Hong Kong 11,462 0.82 (27.65)
20 China 10,193 0.73 114.99
21 South Africa 9,346 0.67 1.11
22 Vietnam 6,579 0.47 6,848.01
23 Poland 3,481 0.25 36.50
24 Japan 3,408 0.24 (42.64)
25 Israel 3,360 0.24 177.69
26 Portugal 2,796 0.20 63.25
27 Romania 2,622 0.19 512.13
28 Thailand 2,381 0.17 72,790.24
29 Saudi Arabia 2,139 0.15 31.59
30 Slovenia 1,996 0.14 13,178.81
31 Netherlands Antilles 1,838 0.13 33,013.10
32 Russia 1,766 0.13 15.31
33 Hungary 1,755 0.13 312.63
34 Greece 1,506 0.11 (27.97)
35 Ireland 1,490 0.11 1,806.96
36 Finland 1,480 0.11 330.73

 

Uganda Major Imports

Market Value: 3,309 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Uganda Major Imports

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United Arab Emirates 413,189 12.49 399.20
2 Kenya 388,730 11.75 12.94
3 India 367,138 11.10 203.77
4 Japan 243,835 7.37 100.41
5 South Africa 222,213 6.72 58.90
6 China 221,932 6.71 116.53
7 France 158,666 4.79 340.15
8 Malaysia 135,095 4.08 101.46
9 Saudi Arabia 112,393 3.40 656.25
10 Singapore 86,676 2.62 618.54
11 Sweden 83,052 2.51 174.88
12 United States 77,208 2.33 (25.35)
13 United Kingdom 75,667 2.29 (9.55)
14 Norway 48,992 1.48 1,327.63
15 Italy 48,292 1.46 137.24
16 Netherlands 47,393 1.43 39.25
17 Germany 43,695 1.32 20.84
18 Tanzania 40,208 1.22 162.28
19 Turkey 38,863 1.17 964.23
20 Russia 33,777 1.02 2,901.25
21 South Korea 33,128 1.00 181.60
22 Finland 32,052 0.97 971.34
23 Denmark 29,901 0.90 250.75
24 Ukraine 29,509 0.89 2,164.94
25 Belgium 28,064 0.85 (20.55)
26 Kuwait 26,358 0.80 762.33
27 Swaziland 23,859 0.72 41.68
28 Egypt 21,201 0.64 144.64
29 Hong Kong 21,075 0.64 59.62
30 Indonesia 19,304 0.58 180.01
31 Hungary 18,916 0.57 1,798.44
32 Canada 17,851 0.54 22.81
33 Thailand 13,579 0.41 (3.68)
34 Ireland 11,590 0.35 52.34
35 Pakistan 10,998 0.33 (7.89)
36 Burkina Faso 8,388 0.25 NA

 

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