Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 14.2 % in 2017 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Uganda reached an all time high of 21.0 % in 2011 and an all time low of 2.74 % in 1984. When compared to Uganda's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Kenya amounted to 9.76 %, 22.2 % in Rwanda and 5.49 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Uganda has been ranked 97th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade in services is the sum of service exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current US dollars.