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Services, wholesale and retail sectors gain

As COVID-19 lockdown measures hit agriculture, construction and industry Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | For the first time since February, the headline Stanbic Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) crossed into positive territory recording a reading of 50.3 during July, up from 46.5 in June. This is a significant recovery …

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Cross-border informal exports fall by 99%

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Small-scale traders operating around Ugandan borders have suffered one of the biggest tumbles with coronavirus bringing their operations to near zero, official figures show. The scale of the impact is shown in the figures compiled by the Bank of Uganda in March, April and …

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 Ugandans paid more for eggs, peas in June- UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Ugandans were in June charged high prices for some food items compared to May 2020. This is according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures what Ugandans pay for various goods and services. The June …

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Prices for food, drinks dropped in March-UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans paid less for food and non-alcoholic drinks like juices and soda in March compared to what was paid in February. This is according to the Uganda Bureau of Statics (UBOS) has said. UBOS’ consumer price index (CPI) for March 2020, which captures what …

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