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Benin counts the cost after Nigeria shutters border

Cotonou, Benin | AFP |  Dozens of baskets brimming with newly-picked tomatoes gently rot in the sticky heat, becoming the latest casualty in a bout of trade tension between Benin and Nigeria. On August 19, President Muhammadu Buhari unexpectedly closed Nigeria’s borders to goods trade with Benin and Niger, declaring the …

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Export earnings fall 50% in April

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s exports earnings fell sharply in the month of April compared to March owing to a drop in gold exports and goods crossing to Rwanda, a Ministry of Finance filing shows. The May 2019 economy performance report shows that export earnings fell by 49.1% …

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Inflation for July down to 5.7%

Kampala, Uganda |JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s price of goods and services somewhat reduced to 5.7% in the year ending July 2017 down from 6.4% recorded in the same period in June 2017, according to data from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released on July 31. The statistics body said the decline was attributed …

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UBOS: Prices for manufactured goods increases

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has revealed an increase in prices of manufactured goods by 5.1% between April 2015 and April 2016. Some of the contributors to the annual increase include processed food by 8.1%, a result of a rise in sugar by 20.7%, processed coffee by 10.3%, vegetables and …

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URA recovers diverted goods

By Julius Businge  Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) enforcement team has recovered 750 cartons of assorted biscuits and chocolates worth Ushs10 million, the authority said in a recent notice. The recovery was in an operation held on Dec. 12 at a residence in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb. The recovered items are …

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