- theme "Unlocking Ugandaโ€™s Trade Investment and Export Potential" -

TRADE

SUMMIT

2023

ANNUAL CONVENTION

-Keynote address-

Rt. Hon.

T. Tayebwa

13th annual UK-Uganda Convention

Rt. Hon. Tayebwa conveyed a powerful message about Uganda’s resilience, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the country’s stable economy and its ability to continue thriving despite closed borders. He assured investors of a secure and conducive environment for investment, referencing Ugandaโ€™s remarkable recovery and stability post-independence, and the return of properties to Asians who lost them during tumultuous times.
Remarks by He Ambassador Nimisha Madhvani, High Commissioner To UK & Northern Ireland
13th UK-Uganda Summit: Insights into Uganda's trade and investment potential.
Exploring UKโ€™s Export Growth Strategy and Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities in Uganda
Full summit video: | The 13th UK-Uganda Convention 2023 - London UK
Spotlight on Leaders: A Roundtable with Industry & Government Executives
Closing remarks at the 13th UK-Uganda Summit by Hon. Obua Denis, Government Chief Whip
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Enhancing Uganda's Economic Growth: Tax Incentives and Investment Opportunities

Summary: “The speaker highlighted the various tax incentives and investment opportunities in Uganda, particularly in strategic sectors like agriculture, education, and tourism. Emphasis was placed on the tax benefits for developing industrial parks and producing for export, encouraging Ugandans in the diaspora to invest back home.”

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A Tribute to Uganda's Immigration Team at Entebbe Airport...

“Whenever I pass through Entebbe Airport, I consistently encounter outstanding customer service from the Ugandan immigration team. Their proficiency and professionalism not only ensure a seamless entry process but also splendidly showcase Uganda’s hospitable nature. Such a high standard of service significantly enhances the travel experience for international visitors like myself.”
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Remarks by Cllr Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of London Borough of Harrow

Councillor Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of Harrow and the first Uganda-born individual in the role, shared his journey from a Ugandan refugee to UK public servant. Elected in 2010, he’s focused on community service and environmental conservation. He embodies the resilience of Ugandans, contributing significantly to global trade and business.

-AFFORD acknowledges Mr. Mutenza as a pivotal Diaspora Transformer of our era. -

Diaspora

Transformers

AFFORD celebrates such influential Diaspora Transformers and changemakers

AFFORD recognizes Willy Mutenza, a Ugandan businessman in the UK, as a key Diaspora Transformer. Mutenza underscores the diaspora’s role in Africa’s development, extending beyond $80 billion in remittances in 2022 to include skill transfer, advocacy, and cultural promotion. These efforts aid Africa’s global economic integration and support crucial sectors like education and healthcare. AFFORD celebrates such impactful figures, aiming to inspire future changemakers.

What Tax Benefits Are Available for Companies Promoting Uganda in International Markets?
Remarks by Willy Mutenza, Chairman, UCUK at the 13th UK-Uganda Summit in London.
Uganda's Strategic Exit from the ICA: Implications and Opportunities
URA CG calls for businesses to utilize waivers on interest and penalties in his Christmas message.
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An Audience with Legislators: Evaluating Political Risks and Opportunities for Investors in Uganda
Full summit video: | The 13th UK-Uganda Convention 2023 - London UK
What are the Incentives for Domestic and Foreign Investors?
Sustaining Global Standards and Environmental Certification in Agriculture. By Paul Rooke
Support to investors by the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control
Kampala Traffic Delays Cost Millions, Urgent Infrastructure Needs
Transforming Uganda's Future: Dr. Peter Kimbowaโ€™s Insights at the UK-Uganda Convention
Closing remarks at the 13th UK-Uganda Summit by Hon. Obua Denis, Government Chief Whip

-Session: -

The Future of

Uganda's Coffee

13th annual UK-Uganda Convention

The UK-Uganda Investment Summit hosted a pivotal panel discussion titled “The Future of Uganda’s Coffee in the Global Market.” Moderated by Kenneth Barigye, Managing Director of Mountain Harvest Coffee, the session brought together experts from various fields related to coffee production, export, and international trade.
Question: "๐ˆ๐ง๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐ง ๐๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐ฅ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐š๐ฑ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž Ugandan ๐›๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ"
What risks might Uganda face by exporting skilled labor? The Economic Effects of Brain Drain
What Are the Incentives to Invest in Industrial Parks and Free Zones in Uganda?
When investing in over 10 acres of coffee, the government covers 30% of the costs.
Question on tax concessions on electric cars by Diasporas returnee
Why is Switzerland, without any coffee farms, is one of the most significant trading hubs?
Terhas, a Diasporan businesswoman from Eritrea expressing her interest to invest in Uganda
Remarks by Noella Kyomugisha, Universal M Enterprises at the The 13th Summit.
Question: Tax Refund by Linda Bond, Director - Nile Connect International Limited.
Remarks: Opportunities in Hoima City by His Worship A. Brian Kaboyo, Mayor of Hoima City
What Tax Benefits Are Available for Companies Promoting Uganda in International Markets?
A delegate at the 13th Summit extended heartfelt thanks to the organisers.

Remarks by Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari, legislator representing Mbarara North

The 13th annual UK-Uganda Convention, a premier trade and investment summit for the East African market, was held in the UK. The theme "Unlocking Ugandaโ€™s Trade Investment and Export Potential."

How can workers in Uganda enhance their competencies in the rapidly evolving era of Ai?

Question by a delegate at the 13th Uganda-UK summit in London. "How can workers in Uganda enhance their competencies in the rapidly evolving era of artificial intelligence?"

Analyzing Trade & Investment in Uganda: Key Insights from 13th UK-Uganda Summit.

The 13th UK-Uganda Investment and Trade Summit, held in 2023, marked a significant milestone in fostering economic ties between Uganda and the United KingodmK.

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