AGOA Status: Uganda is NOT eligible for AGOA this year. 

Trade Agreements: The U.S. signed Trade and Investment Framework Agreements (TIFA) with the East African Community (EAC) in 2008, and with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in 2001. Uganda is a member of both EAC and COMESA regional organizations.

Uganda Trade & Investment Summary

U.S. goods exports to Uganda in 2022 were $167 million, down 0.3 percent ($467 thousand) from 2021 but up 67 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Uganda totaled $174 million in 2022, up 89.1 percent ($82 million) from 2021, and up 405 percent from 2012.  The U.S. trade balance with Uganda shifted from a goods trade surplus of $75 million in 2021 to a goods trade deficit of $7 million in 2022.

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Uganda (stock) was $104 million in 2022, a 13.0 percent increase from 2021.

NOTE: No services trade data with Uganda are available.