The government has urged Ugandan investors and businesses to take advantage of the Uganda – Democratic Republic of Congo Investment promotion and market access as another way of enhancing regional trade.
Uganda and DRC continue to enjoy cordial bilateral relations and with DRC joining the East African community; the opportunity for trade between the two countries has been strengthened.
State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite while addressing the press emphasized that importance of the DRC market for the promotion of Uganda’s services and products towards building the country’s economy.
According to data from Bank of Uganda, Uganda earns about 256 million USD annually from exports to DRC that include cement exported, food and beverages, oil, sugar and others.
With the upcomingUganda – Democratic Republic of Congo Investment promotion and market access expo and summit, Ugandan businesses stand to gain more with the manufacturing, commercial agriculture and services businesses being the greater beneficiaries.
The Uganda- DRC Investment promotion and market access expo and summit will take place in Kinshasa from the 27th June to the 29th June 2022. The planned summit will accelerate business and transform Uganda as the investment and trade hub for the region.