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Uganda to supply milk to Zambia

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a new market for its milk in Zambia following a long unresolved impasse with Kenya which was the largest market for Uganda’s exports. Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato …

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Uganda exports to UAE grow from $300M to $1,850Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s exports to the United Arab Emirates have grown from $300 million since diplomatic relations were established in 2009 to $1.85 billion in 2020. Exports are mainly precious minerals, high value crops and labour. President Yoweri Museveni today visited Uganda’s stall and pushed for more …

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Gov’t starts engaging gold dealers over decline in taxes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has started engaging owners of gold companies so as to reach an understanding over the new taxes imposed on gold. This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due …

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Uganda coffee exports hit 30-year record

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda exported a record 6.08 million coffee bags in the financial year 2020-2021, the highest total for 12 months in 30 years. Exports for FY20/21 were also worth $559m compared to 5.11m bags worth $496m in FY19/20. The figures were boosted by June’s 618,388 bags worth US$ 58.56m, …

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Gov’t to levy tax on fish maw exports

Government has been advised to undertake analytical studies on the value of fish maw internationally with the view to increase the levy upwards Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved an eight per cent tax levy on fish maw exports following the passing of the Fish (Amendment) Bill, 2021. In …

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Uganda-DR Congo trade volumes up – Kyambadde

Kisoro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  | Trade volumes between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has increased by USD 380 million, over the last three years, according to Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde. Kyambadde explains that in the year 2020, trade volume between the two countries increased to USD 580 …

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Annual coffee export volumes jump 22%

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s coffee export volumes surged by 22% in 2020 compared to the previous year. The growth has been revealed in the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) monthly report of December 2020. The figures for 2020 indicates that exports for calendar year January 2020 to December …

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Africa urged to embrace e-commerce to accelerate trade

  Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | A virtual import and export conference and exhibition opened Tuesday with the Zambian government urging African countries to embrace e-commerce in order to accelerate trade. The two-day event, hosted by the Zambian government in collaboration with the private sector, is a flagship networking platform aimed …

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