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US launches formal trade investigation into China

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States on Friday formally launched a trade investigation into China’s intellectual property practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump had called for this week. “On Monday, President Trump instructed me to look into Chinese laws, policies, and practices …

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China warns of retaliation as Trump launches trade probe

Beijing, China | AFP | Trade tensions between the United States and China heated up on Tuesday as Beijing warned that it “will not sit idle” if a US probe into its intellectual property practices leads to sanctions. President Donald Trump’s decision to order the investigation comes on top of strains …

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Cabinet approves the ratification of the tripartite free trade area

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Cabinet has approved the ratification of the EAC-COMESA-SADC Tripartite Free Area Agreement (FTA), paving way for the implementation of the Agreement. In a Cabinet meeting that took place on Friday 4th August 2017, members unanimously agreed that Uganda was ready to start the implementation of …

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VENDORS: Kyambadde condemns KCCA enforcement officers

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has condemned the manner in which Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) enforcement officers handle street vendors especially women, saying such excessive force is uncalled for. This follows the death of a one Olivia Basemera last Friday …

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US natural gas emerging as rival to Russia in Europe

New York, United States | AFP | The growth of shale gas extraction is positioning the United States to be a bigger natural gas exporter, potentially challenging Russia’s hold on the European market. Russian exports to Europe remain a foundation of the continent’s economy, accounting for about 41 percent of …

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Museveni launches Kkubiri Furniture Makers Development Initiative

  Kampala, Uganda | PPU | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this morning launched the Kkubiri Furniture Makers Development initiative,workshop. The furniture makers group has been supported by the President through his office, equipping their workshop with modern furniture making equipment. The KKubiri Furniture Makers Development Initiative has a membership of over 1000 people organised …

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ICPAU forum says BUBU policy will boost local businesses

  Entebbe, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Uganda’s local businesses have a reason to be optimistic about the future of doing business in the country in case the discussions that were held at the 5th Economic Forum organised by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) in Entebbe from July 19 …

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Government sets terms for Nakumatt to pay suppliers

Government sets terms for Nakumatt to pay suppliers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade has given Nakumatt Holdings, a regional retail chain up to end of this month to have secured an investor to clear arrears for suppliers and landlords . In an …

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