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MPs Demand Enforcement of Sachet Waragi Ban alcohol 4 1

The legislators have asked government to act against the firms still involved in the massive sachet waragi production ahead of the ban, which takes effect on May 31st, 2019.
07:30
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Ugandans in South Korea Seek Gov't Support country 1

Kaziro told the MPs that talks between the two countries could lead to a relaxation of stringent visa requirements by South Korea for Ugandans intending to visit the country.
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Massive Smuggling Hurting Sugar Industry ministry of trade 1

Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde says the sugar is smuggled from Kenya, and repackaged as Kakira,Kinyara and Lugazi sugar.
16:52
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WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Gains Momentum ministry of trade 1

Uganda is one of the countries that notified the World Trade Organisation WTO about the intention to ratify the Trade Facilitation Agreement TFA and has been putting in place measures to ease trade in the region and beyond under the East African Community.
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Commodity Dependence Worsens For Africa Says UN commodity price 1

Countries like Uganda are being urged to diversify themselves to manufacturing and high value services such as construction, banking, telecom, and retailing to hedge against volatile commodity prices.
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Health Minister Cautions on Transporting Fresh Produce unbs 3

The Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has called upon fresh fruit and vegetable vendors and transporters to maintain proper sanitation standards of vegetables to stop the spread of infections.
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Gov't Urges Fruit and Vegetable Farmers to Improve Quality who 2 1

Kyambadde explained that in 2015, Uganda lost US 4 million resulting from the ban on the export of fruits and vegetables to the EU due to the use of poor quality seeds and pesticides.
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Trade Ministry Seeks UGX 2.7B for National Export Development Strategy ministry of trade 1

The Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives is seeking 2.7 billion Uganda shillings to streamline Ugandan products for export for next five years.
08:03
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Association for Female Vendors in the Offing ministry of trade 1 3

Early this year, the Kampala Minister, Betti Kamya issued a trade order, which saw Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA evicting hundreds of street vendors and pushed them into Usafi and Wandegeya markets.
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Gov't to Review US $ 100,000 Security Deposit for Investors amelia kyambadde 3

Prossy Mbabazi, the Rubanda Woman Member of Parliament, claimed that foreign traders have displaced Ugandans from shops since can they pay rent in dollars. She says although they employ Ugandans, there is massive exploitation of Ugandan workers who need to be protected.
15:02
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Activists Seek More Funding for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives ministry of trade 3 1

The activists say the reduction in funding will greatly affect the ministry and its agencies like Uganda Export Promotion Board, Uganda National Bureau of Standards, and Uganda Industrial Research Institute, among others.
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SEATINI, KACITA Call for Trade Restrictions ministry of trade 3

Everest Kayondo, the chairperson KACITA, says Uganda is increasingly facing an emerging threat of fake investors involved in retail business and petty trade.
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Prisons to Inject UGX 9 billion in Cotton Growing ministry of trade 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Services Spokesperson, says they intend to use Shillings 9 billion for the cotton infrastructural development such as stores, buying machinery, seeds and wards for the inmates who will be involved in cotton growing.
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EAC Traders Advised on Alternative Cargo Route ministry of trade 1

Bert Hofhuis, the lift transport advisor with Trademark East Africa, says the central corridor operates less than 50 percent of its capacity although it has distinct possibilities of running large volumes of containers and general freights to Mwanza among others.
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Uganda To Export More Cotton To Developed Countries – Minister ministry of trade 3

As a World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting of trade ministers in Bali, Indonesia, concluded last week, it was agreed that developing countries could export cotton, quota free, to developed countries. Amelia Kyambadde, Uganda’s Trade Minister, at a media briefing on Thursday noted that during the highly charged talks, previous limitations placed on cotton imports were agreed to be lifted and that Uganda would be one of the beneficiaries.
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