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Trade between the two countries is modest, totalling just under $15 million in 2010. Canadian exports (primarily used clothing) were worth just over $11 million, while imported Ugandan goods (primarily vanilla beans, coffee, tea and cobalt) totalled $3.7 million.
For anyone who had questions about the impact of second hand clothing on recipient countries, the fact that the majority of Canada’s exports to Uganda are used clothing is telling in many ways.