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Credit accessibility, and investment decisions in Uganda"s manufacturing sector

Adam Mugume

Credit accessibility, and investment decisions in Uganda"s manufacturing sector

an empirical investigation

by Adam Mugume

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Published by Economic Policy Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.,
  • Uganda
    • Subjects:
    • Capital investments -- Uganda.,
    • Credit -- Uganda.,
    • Business enterprises -- Uganda -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Adam Mugume and Marios Obwona.
      SeriesResearch series ;, no. 27, Research series (Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre) ;, no. 27.
      ContributionsObwona, Marios.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG4028.C4 M79 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3603369M
      LC Control Number2002345654

      For credit ratings that are derived exclusively from an existing credit rating of a program, series, category/class of debt, support provider or primary rated entity, or that replace a previously assigned provisional rating at the same rating level, Moody’s publishes a rating announcement on that series, category/class of debt or program as a whole, on the support provider or primary rated. Key Benefit: The Art and Science of Corporate Investment Decisions provides an up-to-date, integrated treatment of the valuation of investment both industry practice and recent advances in valuation methods into consideration, this text introduces readers to a broad spectrum of valuation approaches and equips them to make wise investment s:

        More sophisticated analysis is needed when it comes to capital investment decisions in healthcare, including better tools to ensure that the money is invested wisely, according to a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association,. Detailed models to forecast future population health needs should be established. Benchmarks for expected returns are also needed, it . This book presents a new approach to the valuation of capital asset investments and investment decision-making. Starting from simple premises and working logically through three basic elements (capital, income, and cash flow), it guides readers on an interdisciplinary journey through the subtleties of accounting and finance, explaining how to correctly measure a project’s economic.

      Formal sector manufacturing businesses emplo workers in /11, which is a negligible percent of the working population. Furthermore, the annual growth of employment in formal sector manufacturing businesses between /02 and /11 was only 3 percent and did not even keep pace with the growth in the overall labour force in. Uganda - Uganda - Finance and trade: Uganda’s central bank, the Bank of Uganda, was founded in It monitors Uganda’s commercial banks, serves as the government’s bank, and issues the national currency, the Uganda shilling. The government sets the shilling’s official exchange rate against foreign currencies. The Uganda Commercial Bank and the Uganda Development Bank serve most of.


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Credit accessibility, and investment decisions in Uganda"s manufacturing sector by Adam Mugume Download PDF EPUB FB2

Unfortunately the conclusion that access to credit is the binding constraint on economic growth is premised on a rather over-optimistic view of the real sector and its borrowing capacities. Formal sector, creditworthy businesses, which are the main business clients of the commercial banks, comprise a small share of the Ugandan economy.

The construction materials industry- cement, steel products, building and roofing materials are also on the rise and are expanding at a fast rate attracting a lot of investment 2. However, the textile industry has been on the decline and is facing a number of challenges that are both internal and internal in nature by: 1.

Overview of the Financial Sector i) Banking Sector; Includes Commercial Banks (25), Credit Institutions (3), Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (3), Forex Bureau () and Money Remitters (58). The Supervision and Regulation of banking activity is vested in Bank of Uganda (BOU).

BOU conducts on-site examination of all. The paper looks at the evolution of industry in Uganda examining drivers and constraints since the pre-colonial period in the s to date. It is argued that the state played a centralFile Size: 1MB. increasing accessibility to private sector credit among others.

Government’s sustained focus on better service delivery, higher investment and public financial management reform will continue to yield results towards inclusive growth and structural transformation.

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Uganda on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uganda Economy information contained here. This industry had reached its zenith in the s, when it accounted to 30% of the nation’s export income. Revenues from this industry increased to 48% between and Although Uganda has huge deposits of gold, tantalite, copper and cobalt, lack of sufficient exploration proves to be a major drawback.

The economy is projected to grow by % in /20, driven mainly by increased investment in value added activities in the agriculture sector, the services sector and ongoing government investment in public infrastructure. The economy is generally stable, with inflation averaging % from until Investment in infrastructure will have a strong bearing on economic growth, with the construction industry expected to expand rapidly.

The power sector is poised for growth, with a total of eight generation projects including two large Chinese-funded hydropower projects, scheduled to be commissioned in For instance, up to US$9 billion worth of investment is expected in Uganda's oil sector over the next two to three years.

The increased activity in construction and other secondary-tier sectors is expected to stimulate productivity across the entire economic value chain to drive growth.

Access to financial services remains a primary impediment to the growth and competitiveness of Uganda’s economy ((MoFPED ) and National Development Plan, ).Private sector credit growth has remained relatively low, averaging about 23% versus the sub-Saharan average of % percent over the last 10 years (World Bank ).The advent in Uganda of mobile money, a.

The investment portfolio in Uganda is primarily financed by the International Development Association (IDA), which provides interest-free credits and grants on concessional terms, attracting only an administrative service charge of % on the disbursed credit amount.

Loan repayments are stretched over 38 years, including a six-year grace period. Uganda's Infrastructure Investment Promise. J Drought, slow credit growth, and indirect effects of regional conflict are taking their toll on Uganda, but infrastructure and oil sector investment could boost growth over the next 3–5 years, said the IMF in its annual assessment of the Ugandan economy.

The ratings agency said on Friday that the decision was constrained by Uganda’s low average income rates and large but falling fiscal deficits. “Although we expect strong economic growth overwe forecast that per capita real GDP will rise more modestly at an average 2% because the population is increasing by a high average of 3%.

Growth is expected to remain at a high level inwhile also continuing the slowdown recorded in Momentum should be mainly supported by public investment under the second National Development Plan.

The deployment of transport infrastructure, including the Kabaale International Airport, and energy infrastructure (hydroelectric dam projects) will remain a priority. sector survey results, and key consultancy reports, using Uganda’s experience as a case study. The outline covers 6 sections: This Introduction.

Key Features of Uganda’s Agricultural Sector, and Implications for Credit. The Early SAPs Regime /91 – / The Financial Sector Reform Regime /00 –   moody’s credit ratings and moody’s publications are not intended for use by retail investors and it would be reckless and inappropriate for retail investors to use moody’s credit ratings or moody’s publications when making an investment decision.

if in doubt you should contact your financial or other professional adviser. Due to increased domestic security, market reform, and tax breaks, Uganda's manufacturing sector is growing.

Merchandise exports have expanded from US$ million in to US$ million in However, merchandise imports have also expanded but at an even greater rate, from US$ million in to US$1, million in Industry analysis, for an entrepreneur or a company, is a method that helps to understand a company’s position relative to other participants in the industry.

It helps them to identify both the opportunities and threats coming their way and gives them a strong idea of the present and future scenario of the industry.

Compuscan was proud to launch Uganda’s first credit bureau based scorecard, CompuScore, on 8 December The event took place at the Emin Pasha Hotel, Kampala, and was attended by the Governor: Bank of Uganda, as well as by several CEO’s and bank officials of regulated financial sector institutions in Uganda.

private sector credit, with local currency credit extension up by % in December compared to the modest growth of only % in December The manufacturing sector is also showing signs of recovery with an increase in the export of manufactured goods particularly construction materials such as iron and steel products.

Export of. In Decemberinvestment management firms and industry representatives met with the SEC to explore this option, and a few months later, 16 the the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requested public comment on the proposal. 17 These changes involve creation or revisions to definitions of accredited investors, financial thresholds.Growth in private Sector Credit (PSC) declined to per cent on year on year (Y-o-Y) basis in the quarter to December from per cent in the quarter to September