Minister asks India to buy more Ugandan, East African goods

State minister for Finance (General Duties), Mr Fred Omach. FILE PHOTO

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Factor. The trade imbalance is blamed on Uganda’s exports to India being predominantly agricultural.

Kampala. India has been challenged to open up for more trade with Uganda and East Africa in general.
Speaking to an 18-man delegation of Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India, who ended their trade mission to the East African Community (EAC) on March 23, State Minister for Finance (General Duties), Mr Fred Omach, said: “India is a big place. Every Indian should drink one cup of Ugandan coffee because we produce one of the best coffee in the world. Buy more goods from us. This will check the trade imbalance.”

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