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Quick information guide

Uganda's trade policies and agreements

National frameworks

  • The National Export Strategy
  • Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU)
  • The Ugandan Vision 2025
  • The National Gender Policy 1997
  • The National Women Council

Regional trade agreements

  • East African Community (EAC)
  • Common Market for East and Central Africa (COMESA)
  • COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite

Global trade arrangements

  • Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA)
  • African Growth Opportunities Act (AGOA)
  • Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
  • Everything But Arms (EBA)
  • World Trade Organisation (WTO) Services Waiver
  • The China Africa Free Trade Agreement
  • India Africa Free Trade Agreement (IAFTA)

Contacts:

Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives
Plot 6/8, Parliamentary Avenue
P.O. Box 7103 Kampala,
Telephone: +256-312 324 000 +256 312 324 268
Email: mintrade@mtic.go.ug

 

Trade Agreements in Uganda

Uganda has developed various national policies and frameworks and signed a number of regional and international trade agreements that have secured market access for her products and services.

Through bilateral, multilateral, regional and preferential trading agreements, the Government aims at ensuring easier access to international markets for Ugandan products, and to encourage foreign direct investment.

Information guide on ratified trade instruments

Mandate of the authority in charge

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in Uganda hosts the External Department responsible facilitating domestic and external trade with emphasis on export promotion

National frameworks

Uganda has a number of national frameworks that promote women in business, starting from the National Export Strategy

East African Community (EAC)

Customs Union and trade between 6 partner states

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite

This Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) brings together 26 countries

Global trade arrangements

Globally, Uganda is also a signatory to a number of trade arrangements