Uganda least risky for business in East Africa, says global report

Traders go about their business in downtown Kampala. A survey has found Uganda to be least risky to do business among its East African neighbours. PHOTO BY RACHEL MABALA

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AON measures political risk in 163 countries to assess the risks associated with exchange transfer, sovereign non-payment, political interference, supply chain disruption, legal and regulatory regimes, political violence, ease of doing business, banking sector vulnerability and governments’ capability to provide fiscal stimulus.

Kampala-The ongoing legal and regulatory reforms mostly in the oil and financial sectors are making it less risky to do business in Uganda, drawing investors’ attention to the country, according to a global risk survey released recently by global risk management Firm, AON.

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