Government shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers hurt by the Trump-China trade war

Dan Koeck | Reuters Corn and soybean farmer William Hejl checks one of his soybean fields in Amenia, North Dakota, July 6, 2018 The U.S. government’s payments to farmers as part of trade aid relief will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. The federal government went … Read more Government shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers hurt by the Trump-China trade war

Delay in execution of textile policy costs Uganda’s textile industry big

Uganda’s textile industry has been on a downhill slide, owing to the inordinate delay in execution of its textile policy, resulting in the industry incurring annual losses to the tune of Ush500 billion ($149.4 million), mostly from exports of unprocessed cotton. Currently, 90 per cent of the country’s cotton produce that is exported is in … Read more Delay in execution of textile policy costs Uganda’s textile industry big