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Economy stutters in March, outlook remains positive

The headline Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.9 in March, down from 55.7 in February, but still signaling an improvement in business conditions as the health of Uganda’s private sector continues to strengthen during the last eight successive months. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Released today, the index …

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Uganda’s PMI rises to 54.9 in January: report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 54.9 in January, up from 51.5 in December, according to a report issued on Friday. The threshold of 50 is a baseline to indicate an increase or a decline in business conditions. The monthly report issued by Stanbic Bank …

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Uganda’s PMI drops to 51.5 due to job losses, price pressures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 51.5 in December last year, down from 54.1 in November, Stanbic Bank reported on Wednesday. The new reading in the monthly report issued by Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank, attributed the decline to price pressures and a drop …

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Uganda’s workforce continues to fall-PMI

   But private sector players are optimistic about the future | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s private sector activity continues to improve as the economy slowly recovers from COVID-19 pandemic hit but workforce continues to fall. The latest Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released on Nov.03 indicates that Uganda’s private sector …

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Business activities still slow in July – Survey

But players expect recovery due to easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Business captains are optimistic that activity will rebound once lockdown restrictions are lifted by government, according to the July Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). Experts expect opportunities in form of new jobs and economic …

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Second lockdown reversing economic recovery gains – Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recovery of the economy has suffered a setback following the 42 days that the country was under a lockdown, this is according to economic analysts. The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the …

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