Country Report Uganda March 2010

Data and charts: Quarterly data

 20072008   2009  
 4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 Qtr4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 Qtr
Consumer prices (2000=100)117.0120.3126.2130.2133.9137.8142.2147.1
Consumer prices (% change, year on year)5.67.611.115.014.414.512.713.0
Financial indicators        
Exchange rate USh:US$ (av)1,7221,7011,6451,6341,9021,9972,1872,048
Exchange rate USh:US$ (end-period)1,6971,6941,6191,6701,9492,1182,0641,924
Bank rate (end-period; %)14.715.
Deposit rate (av; %)9.610.711.110.310.610.39.79.8
Lending rate (av; %)18.819.720.422.219.520.221.821.1
Treasury-bill rate (av; %)
M1 (end-period; USh bn)2,2872,3992,5012,5822,8922,8702,978n/a
M1 (% change, year on year)21.021.825.620.526.419.619.1n/a
M2 (end-period; USh bn)4,4234,7895,0384,9975,7865,9816,298n/a
M2 (% change, year on year)22.023.631.119.430.824.925.0n/a
Sectoral trends (US$ m)        
Coffee exports68.0113.097.0110.
Fish exports42.
Foreign trade (USh bn)        
Exports fob7281,2891,469996n/an/an/an/a
Imports cifa1,7911,7972,1232,201n/an/an/an/a
Trade balance-1,063-508-654-1,205n/an/an/an/a
Foreign payments (US$ m)        
Merchandise trade balance-172.6-164.7-253.6-459.0-401.0-171.194.9n/a
Services balance-167.5-105.4-154.9-113.9-144.9-193.2-193.0n/a
Income balance-65.0-52.6-101.2-60.0-74.5-93.8-83.3n/a
Net transfer payments409.8290.5264.5302.0383.4282.8246.5n/a
Current-account balance4.7-32.2-245.2-330.9-237.0-175.365.1n/a
Reserves excl gold (end-period)2,5602,6572,6852,5422,3012,4222,4422,985
a Cash basis.
Sources: IMF, International Financial Statistics; Uganda Bureau of Statistics.

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