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Wholesale, retail trade, restaurants and hotels in Eastern Africa

Trade of Eastern Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 trade of Eastern Africa in current prices rose by 41.7 billion US dollars (in 22.7 times) to 43.6 billion US dollars; change occurred by 5.2 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 286.9 million, as well as by 36.5 billion US dollars by increasing of trade per capita by 92.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of trade of Eastern Africa was 0.93 billion US dollars or 7.2%. The average annual growth of trade of Eastern Africa in constant prices was 4.4%. Share in the world increased by 0.015%. Share in Africa declined by 1.0%. Minimal trade was in 1970 (1.9 billion US dollars). Maximal trade was in 2014 (45.1 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 trade per capita in Eastern Africa rose by 92.8 US dollars (in 6.1 times) to 110.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of trade per capita in current prices was 2.1 US dollars or 4.1%.

Change of trade of Eastern Africa described by linear regression model: y=0.71x-1 400.3, where y - estimated value of trade of Eastern Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.828. Determination rate = 0.686.

Trade of Eastern Africa, 1970

Trade of Eastern Africa in 1970 was 1.9 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world trade was 0.42%.

Trade per capita in Eastern Africa in 1970 was 18.0 US dollars. Trade per capita in Eastern Africa was less than trade per capita in the World (123.7 US dollars) by 105.6 US dollars.

Trade of Eastern Africa in 1970 consisted of trade of Tanzania (18.3%), trade of Mozambique (17.2%), trade of Zimbabwe (15.1%), trade of Ethiopia (10.5%), trade of Uganda (10.4%), and others (28.5%).

Trade of Eastern Africa, 2015

Trade of Eastern Africa in 2015 was equal to 43.6 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world trade was 0.44%.

Trade per capita in Eastern Africa in 2015 was equal to 110.8 US dollars. Trade per capita in Eastern Africa was less than trade per capita in the World (1 360.4 US dollars) by 1 249.5 US dollars.

Trade of Eastern Africa in 2015 consisted of trade of Ethiopia (24.9%), trade of Zambia (12.3%), trade of Tanzania (12.3%), trade of Kenya (12.1%), trade of Uganda (9.2%), and others (29.2%).

Size of trade in Eastern Africa

Wholesale, retail trade, restaurants and hotels in Eastern Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices1.95.98.310.229.043.6
constant prices19701.92.53.64.89.313.1
20054.56.08.511.321.830.8
Picture. Eastern Africa: trade Picture. Trade: share of Eastern Africa in the world Picture. Eastern Africa: share of trade in economy

Growth of trade in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: trade, growth Picture. Eastern Africa: trade, growth

trade per capita in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: trade per capita Picture. Eastern Africa: trade per capita

Rating of trade in Eastern Africa

Rating of trade in Eastern Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Eastern Africa43.6100
countries
1 Ethiopia10.924.9
2 Zambia5.412.3
3 Tanzania5.412.3
4 Kenya5.312.1
5 Uganda4.09.2
6 Zimbabwe2.25.1
7 Mauritius2.04.5
8 Mozambique1.94.4
9 Malawi1.33.0
10 Rwanda1.22.7
11 South Sudan0.982.2
12 Madagascar0.972.2
13 Eritrea0.892.0
14 Djibouti0.290.67
15 Seychelles0.270.61
16 Burundi0.210.48
17 Comoros0.160.36
18 Somalia0.120.29
Picture. Eastern Africa: structure of trade by leaders, 2015, %

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