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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