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Flower exports start to recover

Published on January 11, 2017

The flower industry, once Uganda’s promising export revenue earner ranked among the top five market leaders, is gradually showing signs of recovery to its glory.
Latest information from the industry shows that, against all odds, the country’s export volumes increased in the year ending 2016.

In an interview with Prosper Magazine Uganda Flower Exporters Association (UFEA)’s executive director, Ms Juliet Musoke, said: “This year we exported more flowers compared to the previous year 2015.”
In 2015 the country through UFEA members exported 6,300 tonnes of flowers worth $27.5 million (Shs99 billion). 
Ms Musoke shared that in the year ending 2016 UFEA exported more than 6,500 tonnes of flowers, 200 tonnes more than what was exported the previous year. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor