The Government had placed a total ban on manufacturing of plastic bags as well as a 120% Excise duty on all other plastics. Uganda Manufacturers Association managed to convince Government that the issue of “kavera” banning is not a solution to poor waste disposal. Government has made and extension in the ban which will give the manufacturing community more time to lobby a better position.

Sector Statistics



UMA has over 1221 Members in all Categories
Industry Contribution To GDP21%


Electricity Consumption 66%

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Tel: +256 414 221 034 /287615
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