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Ease of Doing Business in

Uganda

Uganda Download Profile (1776.3KB, pdf)
Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Low income
Population 39,032,383
GNI Per Capita (US$) 670
City covered Kampala

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DB 2017 Rank

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100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

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Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 115 116 up
1
57.77 57.10 down
0.67
Starting a Business 165 162 down
3
71.30 69.26 up
2.04
Dealing with Construction Permits 151 153 up
2
57.19 56.42 up
0.77
Getting Electricity 161 168 up
7
44.78 42.61 up
2.17
Registering Property 116 118 up
2
55.81 55.38 up
0.43
Getting Credit 44 42 down
2
65.00 65.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 106 101 down
5
50.00 50.00
-
Paying Taxes 75 76 up
1
74.71 74.18 up
0.53
Trading across Borders 136 141 up
5
58.90 57.78 up
1.12
Enforcing Contracts 64 63 down
1
60.60 60.60
-
Resolving Insolvency 111 104 down
7
39.40 39.80 down
0.40

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank: 136

DB 2016 Rank: 141

Change in Rank: up5

DB 2017 DTF (% points): 58.90

DB 2016 DTF (% points): 57.78

Change in DTF (% points): up1.12

Indicator Uganda Sub-Saharan Africa OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 71 103 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 287 583 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 64 93 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 102 230 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 154 144 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 489 676 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 138 107 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 296 320 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 09 : Coffee, tea, matï and spices HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Switzerland United Arab Emirates
Border Malaba border crossing Malaba border crossing
Distance (km) 220 220
Domestic transport time (hours) 23 23
Domestic transport cost (USD) 391 391
Export documents
Commercial Invoice
Packing List
International Coffee Organization Certificate of Origin
Parking List/Tally Sheet
Bill of Lading
Terminal Handling Receipt
Generalized System Preference (GSP) Form A
Kenya Transit Entry
Customs Export Declaration
Phytosanitary Certificate
Fumigation Certificate
Export License
Import documents
Shipping line manifest
Bill of lading
Commercial invoice
Packing list
Customs entry - T810+T812
Insurance Certificate
IM4 – Direct Import for Home use
Import Declaration Form (IDF)
Terminal handling receipts
Transit documents
Delivery Order
Final Certification Document (Certification Decision/CoC)
Request for Certification (RFC)