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$1.8m order for Tri-Star

By Vision Reporter

Added 17th November 2002 03:00 AM

Apparels Tri-Star Uganda Limited, have won an order for 350,000 pieces of garments worth $1.8m (about sh3.24b) destined for the US market

Apparels Tri-Star Uganda Limited, have won an order for 350,000 pieces of garments worth $1.8m (about sh3.24b) destined for the US market

By Vision Reporter

Apparels Tri-Star Uganda Limited, have won an order for 350,000 pieces of garments worth $1.8m (about sh3.24b) destined for the US market. This is under the AGOA terms.

Vellappilai Kananathan, the company’s managing director, was briefing President Yoweri Museveni at Entebbe International Airport on Friday.

The order was made by Edward Cheung, a New York City based garment merchant. His customers include departmental stores such as Target Stores, Millers |Outpost, J.C. Penny, Marmax, Mervyrs and Sears. Kananathan introduced Cheung to Museveni.

The AGOA arrangement allows Uganda duty/quota free access to the US market.

According to a press release from State House, Museveni was happy with the briefing and assured Cheung that he will be getting high quality fabrics from Uganda. He also assured the American that the consignment will be delivered on time. Apparels Tri-Star is located at Bugolobi.

$1.8m order for Tri-Star

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