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 We maintain our view that economic growth in Uganda will quicken in pace in 2014 driven by a fast-growing consumer segment and accelerating investment into the infrastructure and...

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Uganda Industry Coverage (9)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: We see potential for output growth in 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...

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Autos

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The most recent data released by the Ugandan Motor Industry Association show that newly registered vehicles are down 13.4% year-on-year in the first five months of 2014. This has occurred despite an...

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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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  BMI's Uganda Defence & Security Report for Q3 2014 examines the country's strategic position in the African region and the wider world. It provides an overview of the contemporary geopolitical...

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Food & Drink

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We maintain our view that economic growth in Uganda will quicken in pace in 2014 driven by a fast-growing consumer segment and accelerating investment into the infrastructure and extractive sectors....

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: We have dropped our forecasts for real growth in Uganda's construction sector in 2014 to 9.9% year-on-year, in light of a tightened fiscal environment for the government and a weaker...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:   The US government has placed further - mostly financial - sanctions on Uganda in response to the anti-homosexuality bill. This, and the lack of universal healthcare coverage which...

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Power

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BMI View:   The outlook for Uganda ' s power sector is good. The country is investing in both thermal and renewable energy and generation will double over the next decade. Demand for electricity...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : The re remains considerable growth opportunity in Uganda's mobile market, which BMI estimates reached a penetration rate of just 47 % in 2013. However, a large proportion of...

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