How Uganda's Govt Plans to Fund Public Debt
Taxes on imports and petroleum products and pay as you earn remittances will be the government's biggest revenue generators to fund the country's 2019/20 Financial Year budget. Uganda is classified as a low risk debt country, according to International Monetary Fund but remains vulnerable to external shocks.
Monitor, 12 June 2019
Public debt has been rising and the same applies to money allocated for refinancing. Read more »
IMF says Uganda's public debt will rise from 49.0% in the 2020/21 financial year to eventually reach 50.7% in the 2021/22 financial year due to increased borrowing for infrastructure projects. (file photo).
Monitor, 13 June 2019
Taxes on imports and petroleum products and pay as you earn remittances will be the government's biggest revenue generators to fund the 2019/20 Financial Year budget due to be read… Read more »
Monitor, 13 May 2019
An analysis by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) shows that Uganda's public debt will rise from 49.0 per cent in the 2020/21 financial year to eventually reach 50.7 per cent in… Read more »
Monitor, 13 February 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said the ratio of Uganda's public debt to the GDP will rise to 49.5 per cent by the 2021/22 financial year because of continued… Read more »
Monitor, 22 January 2019
The government is once again on the spot over Uganda's public debt question. Read more »
Monitor, 7 January 2019
The Civil Society Budget Advocacy groups have said 34 percent of the 2019/2020 national budget will be spent on paying off the country's debt which is becoming unsustainable unless… Read more »