President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has asked local manufacturing industries to produce products which match with the international market standards.
President Museveni made the remarks while officiating at the opening the 24th Uganda manufacturers association annual trade fair exhibition at Lugogo.
He says the local manufacturing industries must produce products targeting free international markets.
He says all local traders who have been exporting to Sudan market must now target the international free markets.
He also asked the 750 local entrepreneurs currently operating business in the country to attract foreign investors to invest in the country.
About 1350 exhibitors from 27 countries are exhibiting their products at the trade fair and out of those 850 are local exhibitors.
Museveni also retaliated his call for the country to stop importing products which are made locally here in Uganda. .