Private sector welcomes Kenya-Uganda trade deal

 Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde (right) and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary Betty Maina (in pink blouse) with other officials tour Bwendero sugar factory in Hoima District last Wednesday.   PHOTO/ ISMAIL LADU 

What you need to know:

  • Private sector players urge the two governments to quickly implement what they jointly agreed upon.

After six days of joint mission verification of the sugar sub-sector, a decision to allow Uganda’s sugar exports access to the Kenyan market was last Thursday collectively endorsed, bringing to an end about three years of brewing trade hostilities between the two countries.

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