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Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) is a Government Agency that regulates and licenses Export Processing Zones and Free Port Zones for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and job creation.

Free Zones are designated areas in Uganda where duty free goods are stored, manufactured and or processed for export.

All domestic and foreign investors who export 80% and more of their enterprise output are eligible to invest in Free Zones.

Since our region is endowed with a lot of natural resources, including reasonable supplies of fresh water, we need and we can work together to harness the opportunities – H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda

Investment Opportunities

Resource Based Products

Commercial agriculture and agro-processing, Food Processing, Forestry and related products, Livestock and Dairy products, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Gas, Tourism

Market Driven Products

Pharmaceutical/cosmetic products, Packaging, Textiles and apparels, Electronic and electrical goods, Plastics, Transport Equipment, Building materials, Printing and publishing

Export Services

Business Process Outsourcing, Printing and Publishing, Export Marketing, Support Services, Transport Services, Education Services, Export of Consultancy and Professional Services

Commercial Trading

Regional Distribution Centres, Order taking and re-packing, Bulk-breaking and trading operations