Uganda has an open attitude towards foreign investment and provides tax incentives and other facilitation to foreign investors. In ease of doing business ranking by World Bank Uganda got the following scores;
|DB 2017||DB 2016|
|Starting a business||165||162|
|Dealing with construction permits||151||153|
|Protecting minority investors||106||101|
|Trading across borders||136||141|
Restrictions on Foreign investment
Foreign investors could form wholly foreign-owned limited or unlimited liability companies or could form majority or minority joint ventures with Ugandan partners without restrictions. Foreign investors can also transact business through a subsidiary or a foreign branch registered in Uganda. All sectors of the economy are open for foreign investment subject to the security interests of the state.