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Uganda beats other EA states in exports to Kenya in 2018

Published on January 09, 2019

Uganda exported more goods to Kenya than any other country in the East African region in the period running between January and September 2018. Exports to the country in the period under review stood at Shs1.5 trillion compared to Shs908.7b in 2017. 
The growth was driven by increased reliance on Uganda for maize supplies in the period under review. 
Tanzania’s exports to Kenya stood at Shs820b down from Shs768b while Rwanda exported goods worth Shs499b from Shs483b in the period. Uganda accounted for 70.36 per cent of the nearly 419,548 tonnes of Kenya’s maize imports, an equivalent of about 4.66 million 90-kilogramme bags, in the five months leading to May, according to data from Kenya Revenue Authority. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor

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