Uganda

In-depth country-focused analysis on Uganda's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Uganda's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Uganda, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Uganda's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Uganda before your competitors.

Uganda Country Risk

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Core Views Ugandan economy rebounded strongly in 2013 and we expect this positive momentum to continue over the coming quarters. Even so, the deleterious effects of the recent drought on inflation...

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Uganda Industry Coverage (9)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: We see output growth potential for corn and coffee, two of the main crops in Uganda . For coffee, we see Uganda as a n East African leader in terms of exports, largely owing to...

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Autos

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The vehicle landscape in Uganda is dominated by used vehicles, imported primarily from Japan, as new vehicles remain unaffordable for most Ugandans. The most recent data released by the Ugandan Motor...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Defence & Security

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Uganda's defence spending has fluctuated wildly during the forecast period 2010-2017. At the start of the decade, Uganda was spending up to US$585mn on defence. This then declined to US$583mn in 2011...

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Food & Drink

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The Ugandan economy rebounded strongly in 2013, and we expect this positive momentum to continue over the coming quarters. Even so, the deleterious effects of a recent drought on inflation and...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: Owing to a buoyant economic outlook, we expect that the Ugandan construction sector should enjoy solid growth of 11.4% in 2014. Lending rates are becoming more conducive for the...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: We do not expect Uganda's reliance on imported drugs to decrease, even though the government has been encouraging the domestic production of drugs. Additionally, export growth will be...

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Power

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BMI View: Uganda's power sector is ill-equipped to meet rising power demand, with the World Economic Forum ranking the country 126th out of 148 countries for the quality of its electricity supply...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : The opportunities and limits to growth in Uganda's mobile market are both related to its low penetration rate, which BMI estimates reached around 49% in 2013. Although the low...

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