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NRM promotes trade in the region

    NRM MANIFESTO WEEK |  The Ministry of Trade implemented the manifesto commitment of continuing fast-tracking the East African Community (EAC) economic and political integration in line with the vision of having a single monetary union and achieving political federation of all the EAC member states. Economic integration was deepened …

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EAC governments need budgets of survival and recovery

2021 EAC congress of accountants exposes economic integration opportunities Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda on April 14-16, hosted the third East African Congress of Accountants to deliberate about economic integration issues. The congress that attracted about 1,000 participants both online and physical, was held at a time Ugandan …

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Inside the Kenya-Uganda trade talks

Access to Kenyan market still a pain for Ugandan traders Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Ugandan traders had high hopes when Betty Maina, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development visited Uganda on a recent weeklong bilateral visit. The local traders hoped that the key issues that …

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Competition, political interests killing EAC integration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The faltering of the East African member states is an indicator that leaders have to launch a new and comprehensive consultation for solutions that will make it work.  The observation was made by professional bodies, economic analysts and government officials in the wake of trade …

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Standards in the maize value chain

13-point farmers plan to attain high product quality, wealth creation, trade harmony in EAC region COMMENT | DICK NUWAMANYA KAMUGANGA | The East African Community (EAC) regional maize trade is approximately 1.5 million Metric Tons per annum valued at US$ 260 million. Uganda is a leading net maize exporter in …

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