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‘There is no law barring foreigners from petty business’

Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has said cabinet has constituted a sub-committee to look into and address the fact that there is no law that prevents foreigners from engaging in petty trade in Uganda. The sub-committee has finalized its main task which was to come up with a national policy …

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Stock Ugandan goods, Kyambadde tells supermarkets

As a way to promote Ugandan goods under the Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) policy Minister for Trade and Industry Amelia Kyambadde has said supermarkets should stock 40% of Ugandan goods on their shelves to increase their visibility on the local market. “BUBU is expected to create more jobs, increase …

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Uganda, UK discuss declining exports and imports

Uganda is exporting and importing less from the UK, but their respective ministers in charge of trade are optimistic this can be changed for the benefit of both nations. Although the UK has a strong bilateral relationship and a significant development partnership with Uganda, trade between the two has slowed …

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Steel troubles melt away in 2017

Sector positive on government promise of deals in infrastructure projects Like most of the Uganda’s manufacturing industry, 2016 was brutal for the steel industry, with dwindling production due to low demand. Uganda has 12 steel mills with a production capacity of more than 500,000 tonnes annually, but the country’s steel …

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COMMENT: Sugar imports not solution

COMMENT: By Michael Mugabira Problem is the group advocating protectionist zoning in production but free market pricing Currently, the local media is awash with stories depicting a sugar crisis in this country. Possible solutions being fronted by Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives (MTIC) in the forth-coming meeting is possibly …

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