Plenty of maize expected on the market

April 12, 2015

The second seasonal harvest of 2014 was a good one due to well distributed rainfall throughout the year. Some areas received normal to above normal rainfall. This led to a high yield of not only maize but also other commodities. The dry weather since the beginning of the year has facilitated loss of moisture content…

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Plenty of maize grain heading to Kigali Rwanda

April 12, 2015

Information reached our desk that plenty of maize grain was delivered to Kigali from Uganda. This week, dry maize was bought at RWDsh.177/kg an equivalent of Ugx.655/kg in Kigali. An estimated 500MT of grain was bought on a daily basis from Kasese, Mubende, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and the surrounding districts by traders from across the border….

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Fluctuating maize price on the general market in Uganda

April 12, 2015

The maize market registered price fluctuation this week. It increased in Gulu from Ugx.500/kg to Ugx.550/kg wholesale price. Purchase of maize was mainly by local millers, however, some organizations such as Agrinet also bought at prevailing market price. Similarly maize price increased in Kampala from Ugx.480/kg to Ugx.510/kg and the increase was attributed to regulated…

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Maize price up in Kampala and in rural markets

April 12, 2015

The maize price in Kampala increased from Ugx.510/kg to Ugx.520/kg this week and a good a quantity of maize was delivered to Kisenyi and other suburb markets. At the cross border markets, there was a slight decline in the Kigali maize buying price to Rwd.175/kg towards the weekend. Maize was bought at Ugx.500/kg wholesale price…

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Low demand for maize grain

February 17, 2012

Slow produce grain purchase at the Uganda-Kenya Busia border market continued this week at a similar market price compared to the previous week. Good quality maize was bought at Ksh.18.5/kg (Ugx.549/kg), fair quality at Ksh.17/kg (Ugx.504/kg) and the least acceptable quality at Ksh.15/kg (Ugx.445/kg). Less than 400 MT of maize was bought daily throughout the…

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Second maize harvest season anticipated early, as beans supply intensifies in Kampala

November 10, 2011

The much anticipated bumper 2nd harvest season 2014 was expected in early December. However, reports from the field indicate that it might open as early as November. This situation is expected to distort the market price because traders had forecasted the first season peak around the same time. This calls for thorough planning especially for…

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