Uganda: Flower sales drop again after months of recovery

Flower sales have slumped again, two months after recovering from a sharp reduction in earnings resulting from Covid-19 disruptions. 

The slump was more visible in the two months of September and October compared to the months after June when the lockdown was lifted. 

Data from Bank of Uganda indicates that the flower industry, had recovered after June to export $4.2m (Shs15.4b) peaking at $6m, after a poor performance at the beginning of the year due to Covid-19 global disruptions.  

However, in August earrings had started to plummet and have since dropped to $4.16m in October, according to latest data from Bank of Uganda.

Read more at the Daily Monitor (Christine Kasemiire)


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