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Uganda Investment Authority predicts drastic decline in investments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) predicts a significant decline in both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and domestic direct investment (DDI), particularly in tourism, transport and construction sectors due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. The value of planned FDI …

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World Bank warns remittance payments to plunge amid pandemic

Washington, United States | AFP | Developing countries are losing a key source of revenue as the coronavirus pandemic causes worldwide shutdowns, sharply reducing payments from workers living abroad, the World Bank said Wednesday. Remittances are expected to plunge by about 20 percent globally this year, the biggest decline in recent …

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India tops world remittance payments, Uganda at $1.3 billion

Remittance payments hit record in 2017: World Bank Washington, United States | AFP |  Payments from immigrants back to their home countries rebounded to reach a new record in 2017 but the costs of transferring funds also increased, the World Bank said Monday. Uganda’s remittance inflows improved from $1.1 billion  …

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