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In the year 2018 total export to Uganda was estimated up-to 6,669.09 USD Million. The export to Uganda in the year 2017 was valued at 5,549.25 USD Million while now it is 6,669.09 USD Million which is increased by 20.18%.

Following are the goods exported to Uganda from worldwide :

export to Uganda
HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million) % Increase
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 530.483138 -2.37
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 407.892234 28.98
29 Organic chemicals 94.443989 15.32
28 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope 53.701814 28.6
90 Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 101.876267 1.87
72 Iron and steel 369.384012 30.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 329.526227 14.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 75.234664 44.19
62 Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet 35.776473 36.3
61 Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet 20.513022 33.16

In the table above all the products exported to Uganda from over the world are mentioned with their HS code and their overall value in USD as per their total demand in the previous year.

These top 10 categories accounts for the 30.27% of imports from Uganda. Out of the top Uganda imports mentioned above, Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc reported the greatest increase from 2017 to 2018 via a 39752.28% spike.

China is the major exporter out of 158 countries that supply goods to Uganda followed by the India, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia as the top importers to Uganda.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 6669.087438 50.0
China 1166.359172 8.74
India 806.073794 6.04
United Arab Emirates 783.289879 5.87
Saudi Arabia 603.864665 4.53
Kenya 506.390165 3.8
Japan 316.060987 2.37
South Africa 310.27202 2.33
United Rep. of Tanzania 258.601961 1.94
Indonesia 210.378633 1.58

The above table shows the top 10 importers of Uganda with their percentage share and the value of their share in USD.

Uganda imports from 158 countries collectively worth 13,338.15 USD Million. Top 10 countries export to Uganda contributes 87.2% to the Uganda overall import.

Major items which are exported to Uganda are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Organic chemicals, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus . These items together has an export value of 1,188.4 USD Million and shares 17.82% of the total export value to Uganda.

Here’s a detailed list of all the items exported to Uganda in 2018.

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
7208 Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla 174.159278
7210 Flat rolled iron steel, greater than 600mm, clad, plated or coate 66.701647
8479 Machines nes having individual functions 53.382694
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 37.150393
8504 Electric transformers,static converters and rectifier 36.089475
4802 Uncoated paper for writing, printing, office machines 35.270452
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 26.27668
8419 Machinery, non domestic, involving heating or cooling 22.027489
8443 Printing and ancillary machinery 20.696068
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 19.767517
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 15.996032
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 15.377914
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 14.592381
8413 Pumps for liquids 14.247063
8421 Liquid, gas centrifuges, filtering, purifying machine 14.15293
305 Fish,cured, smoked, fish meal for human consumption 8.834707
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 8.545245
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non alloy stee 7.464376
3824 Prepr binder for foundry 6.864448
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 6.743273
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 5.804626
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 5.01873
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, washers, etc, iron, stee 4.85697
9401 Seats (except dentist, barber, etc chairs) 4.840917
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons 4.669522
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives 4.44326
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives 4.264577
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 3.343989
2827 Chlorides, bromides, iodides, oxides thereof 3.218742
713 Vegetables, leguminous dried, shelled 2.48761
8433 Harvesting, produce cleaning and grading machinery 2.427797
6108 Womens, girls underwear, nightwear, etc knit, crochet 2.342207
2008 Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve 2.087616
2902 Cyclic hydrocarbons 2.072186
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 2.016918
2918 Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs 1.577048
6103 Mens, boys suits,jackets,trousers etc knit or crochet 1.376344
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 1.274511
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 1.178359
7219 Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm 1.042846
9030 Instruments to check or measure electricity, radiatio 0.952044
2005 Vegetables nes, prepared preserved, not frozen vinega 0.738037
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 0.68116
2804 Hydrogen, rare gases, non metallic elements 0.422071
207 Meat, edible offal of domestic poultry 0.295067
2921 Amine function compounds 0.145822
5516 Woven fabric less than 85 percentage artificial staple fibre 0.13543
303 Fish, frozen, whole 0.119885
802 Nuts except coconut, brazil and cashew, fresh or dried 0.092818
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs, etc, prepared or preserved 0.00323

The average demand for following products has upswinged consecutively in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
71 Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc 39752.28
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2988.9
5 Products of animal origin, nes 475.57
45 Cork and articles of cork 178.29
66 Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc 172.59

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc to Uganda, has got a boost of 39752.28% in total, Commodities not specified according to kind got a boost of 2988.9% and Products of animal origin, nes, got a boost of 475.57%.

On the other hand, the average demand for the following products has dropped down in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
14 Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products nes -96.65
78 Lead and articles thereof -92.63
50 Silk -88.1
36 Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics, etc -71.27
69 Ceramic products -68.96

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products nes to Uganda, dropped down by -96.65% in total, Lead and articles thereof dipped in demand by -92.63% and Silk by -88.1%.

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Importers and buyers in Uganda

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
MONALISA IMPEX (U) LTD Uganda Uganda 1905 Baked bread, pastry, wafers, rice paper, biscuits, et
SHARDA BEVERAGES (P) LIMITED Uganda Uganda 2106 Food preparations, nes
DEVON-DALYN LTD (DDL) Uganda Uganda 2207 Ethyl alcohol, undenatured and > 80%, or denatured
PREMIER DISTILLERIES LIMITED Plot 114/115 Bombo road kawempe, P.O. Box 33421, Uganda, Kampala,Uganda Uganda 2207 Ethyl alcohol, undenatured and > 80%, or denatured
UDV HOLDINGS LTD. Uganda Uganda 2208 Liqueur, spirits and undenatured ethyl alcohol <80%
UDV HOLDINGS LIMITED. Uganda Uganda 2208 Liqueur, spirits and undenatured ethyl alcohol <80%
JOHN DISTILLERIES (U) LTD Uganda Uganda 2208 Liqueur, spirits and undenatured ethyl alcohol <80%
MEHARI INTERNATIONAL CO.LTD. Uganda Uganda 2208 Liqueur, spirits and undenatured ethyl alcohol <80%
MTK UGANDA LIMITED. Uganda Uganda 2309 Animal feed preparations, nes
VEERAM HEALTHCARE Uganda Uganda 2309 Animal feed preparations, nes
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People Also Ask

What should I export to Uganda?

Currently, the best goods to export to Uganda are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Organic chemicals, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus .

Which are the main countries that export to Uganda?

Main countries that export to Uganda are World, China, India .

What are the most profitable items export to Uganda?

The profitable exported items to Uganda are Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc, Commodities not specified according to kind, Products of animal origin, nes, Cork and articles of cork, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc .