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Manufacturers want power tariffs reduced

Published on November 04, 2015

Manufacturers want government to do something about the cost of power because it accounts for the highest cost of production. 
According to Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) chairman Amos Nzeyi, government should consider subsidising the cost of electricity as it is the case in several countries, including India whose products are flooding the Ugandan market.
Speaking at the just concluded International Trade Fair in Kampala last week, Mr Nzeyi said: “High cost of power tariff is a challenge. We want it subsidised because it is now impacting on our competitiveness.” Read more. Source | Daily Monitor

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