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Uganda sugar prices to go down as imports arrive this month

High Sugar prices are likely to come down as the country is expecting sugar imports from Brazil and South Africa this month. The ministry of Trade and Industry says that the deadline for receiving much of the imported sugar is January 2012. Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde informs us that all obstacles in the importation process […]

Uganda sugarcane technologies association explains shortages

Sugar producers under their umbrella body Uganda sugarcane technologies association are attributing the current sugar shortage and high prices to external and internal factors. Speaking to journalists at Uganda Journalist Association (UJA) offices in Kampala, the chairman of the association,¬†Mwine Jim Kabeho¬†says, changes in climate in number one producing countries like Brazil, instabilities in countries […]

MPs urge government to set price ceiling for essential commodities

Members of Parliament are urging government to put a price ceiling on all basic commodities. The call comes following announcement by government to reduce taxes on sugar imports by 100%. Addressing journalists at Parliament today, the Kampala Central MP, Nsereko Mohammed said it is not enough to cut taxes but this should be extended to […]

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