Uganda - Foreign trade

Principal imports in 2000 included petroleum, transportation equipment, medical supplies, iron, and steel. Coffee accounts for nearly a third (31%) of Uganda's export commodities. Other exports include gold (10.8%), fish (7.2%), tobacco (6.7%), and cotton (5.7%).

Uganda exports most of its goods to Switzerland, Kenya, and the UK, while most of its imports come from Kenya, the UK, and Japan. Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:


Switzerland 99 10 89
Kenya 63 287 -224
United Kingdom 39 80 -41
Netherlands 35 18 17
South Africa 29 65 -36
Spain 12 n.a. n.a.
Japan 8 67 -59
Germany 7 24 -17
India n.a. 47 n.a.
United States n.a. 31 n.a.
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Aug 29, 2011 @ 4:04 am
Hello Management of the Encyclopedia of the Nations,
do you have a web link with data on the latest import statisics or information of Uganda Vs Japan? Will be most grateful if helped by any reader of this mail.
Kind Regards,

Godfrey Ssali
Uganda Manufacturers Association

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