Exporter Rank

81 / 119

Importer Rank

67 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

100 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $6,050,420,682
Total Imports (2018) $17,376,721,272
Trade Balance (2018) ($11,326,300,590)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 13.18%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 23.01%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Uganda $610,806,866
Pakistan $586,233,005
United States $467,318,394
Netherlands $457,685,840
United Kingdom $396,749,296
United Arab Emirates $345,583,252
Tanzania $293,696,392
Egypt $198,661,513
Rwanda $176,126,284
Democratic Republic of the Congo $149,817,844

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $3,661,016,788
India $1,828,918,058
Saudi Arabia $1,705,025,700
United Arab Emirates $1,455,384,394
Japan $985,508,438
South Africa $639,087,458
United States $528,037,887
Uganda $488,057,912
Germany $460,055,037
Indonesia $455,171,872

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(09) Coffee & Spices $1,617,420,193
(06) Live Plants $625,784,489
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $386,744,420
(07) Vegetables $250,114,787
(08) Fruit & Nuts $232,544,229
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $218,352,586
(26) Ores $212,550,954
(24) Tobacco $139,674,716
(30) Pharmaceuticals $130,158,107
(61) Apparel: Knit $120,965,862

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,391,510,496
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,665,765,069
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,228,148,328
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,206,014,901
(72) Iron & Steel $860,532,111
(10) Cereals $843,242,342
(39) Plastics $769,488,180
(15) Fats & Oils $567,731,138
(30) Pharmaceuticals $558,596,712
(48) Paper $423,102,931

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/3/2020
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