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Uganda Manufacturers Association

Promoting and Protecting the interests of industrialists and manufacturers in Uganda

Uganda Manufacturers Association

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Muljibhai Madhvani and Company ltd → Nilus Group Ltd → Bidco Uganda Limited → Kinkiizi Development Company Ltd → Kinyara Sugar Works Limited → Meridian Tobacco Company Ltd → Pic Foods (U) Ltd → Mandela Group of Companies → Britania Allied Industries Limited → UNGA Millers (U) Limited → Crown Beverages Limited → Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited (SCOUL) → Hariss International Ltd → Leaf Tobacco and Commodities (U) Limited → Century Bottling Co. Limited → Kyebe General Enterprises Ltd → Vegol Limited → Hot Loaf Bakery Ltd → Agri Exim Limited → Brookside Limited → Nile Breweries Limited → Fresh Cuts (U) Ltd → IFTRA UGANDA LIMITED → East African Breweries Ltd/Uganda Breweries Ltd

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UMA 2023 Year Planner
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Company Form_List of Products Made Locally
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East African Community Gazzette 2023
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CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT 2022
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      Sector Statistics

      • GDP Contribution 27.6% 27.6%
      • Power Consumption 66% 66%

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      UMA Services To Members

      Policy advocacy

      The primary mission of UMA is effective representation of the interests of manufacturers to Government and to advocate for better policies.

      Business Networking

      Through networking Events, UMA enables members to exchange experiences, ideas and to develop new business linkages.

      Trade fairs and Expos

      Through sector specific and general trade fairs and expos UMA offers members an opportunity to market their products.

      Digital, Print & Media

      UMA updates its members on pertinent issues through the monthly newsletter and annual manufacturers’ directory, and Trade fair catalogues.

      Training and Skilling

      Manufacturing being a fast-changing Sector, UMA organizes a range of trainings for members to improve their competitiveness.

      Projects

      UMA implements a number of projects aimed at identifying graduate interns and placing them in different UMA member companies.

      Membership List

      Muljibhai Madhvani and Company ltd → Nilus Group Ltd → Bidco Uganda Limited → Kinkiizi Development Company Ltd → Kinyara Sugar Works Limited → Meridian Tobacco Company Ltd → Pic Foods (U) Ltd → Mandela Group of Companies → Britania Allied Industries Limited → UNGA Millers (U) Limited → Crown Beverages Limited → Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited (SCOUL) → Hariss International Ltd → Leaf Tobacco and Commodities (U) Limited → Century Bottling Co. Limited → Kyebe General Enterprises Ltd → Vegol Limited → Hot Loaf Bakery Ltd → Agri Exim Limited → Brookside Limited → Nile Breweries Limited → Fresh Cuts (U) Ltd → IFTRA UGANDA LIMITED → East African Breweries Ltd/Uganda Breweries Ltd

      MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN

      I wish to convey our gratitude to you, the members, for the confidence you placed in us when you elected us into the leadership of the Uganda Manufacturers Association in December of 2021.

      Over the past one year, the UMA Board set out to consolidate and continue the legacy of our predecessors, and we have been unyielding in our desire to promote and protect the interests of all industrialists and manufacturers in Uganda.

      Mr. Deo J.B Kayemba

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