Industrial journalist, Thomas R. Cutler recently met with and interviewed Gloria Turyamureeba, an entrepreneur and enterprise development expert in Kampala, Uganda about the growing manufacturing sector in Uganda. Turyamureeba has over 20 years of experience in enterprise development. The full article can be read in the July issue of Manufacturing Outlook here.
According toTuryamureeba, the industrial sector has experienced steady progress for the last five years with an average yearly growth of 5 to 8%. This has been in a vast range of product production. “Uganda is positioned to be one of the regional leaders in manufacturing because the government developing the requisite infrastructure to support manufacturing in line with Ugandans planned growth corridors. We are developing industrial parks around the country to have equal distribution so that costs of production and labor are minimized,” shared Turyamureeba.
Turyamureeba expressed optimism in two sets of industry sectors. First, the light manufacturing. textiles, apparels, shoes, assembly of electronic and medical items, paper and paper products, chemicals, petroleum chemicals. and pharmaceuticals, cereal product, tiles, sanitary ware, plumbing equipment to name a few. The heavy manufacturing will include iron and steel, cement production to a much higher capacity, tractor and automotive manufacturing and assembly.
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