Minister gives Uganda cement producers three weeks to lower prices

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Uganda: Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has given local cement producers three weeks to lower cement prices otherwise. If they do not cooperate she will allow cheaper exports of cement into the country, according to the Daily Monitor newspaper. A recent surge in the price of cement has led to a crisis in the construction industry with panic buying, hoarding and rationing reported by retailers and consumers.

Last modified on 11 April 2018

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