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Uganda and Rwanda recorded a reduced trade flows in April and May 2020 according to a report from the COMESA Statistics on ‘COVID 19 Impact on Trade’.

The COMESA Statistics on ‘COVID 19 Impact on Trade’, the report was prepared in the first two months in which COVID-19 pandemic spread to the region.

Imports to Uganda declined by 30 per cent in April compared to March. Malaba border recorder a decline in import of 35 per cent, Busia a decline of 28 per cent and Entebbe a decline of 24 per cent.

Uganda’s May imports were seen to decline by 20 per cent.

In Rwanda, Imports declined by 32 per cent in April compared to March. Rusumo border recorded a decline of 35 per cent while the airport border recorded a decline of 16 per cent.

In the Month of April Exports to Rwanda also decline by 8 per cent …