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ASA, USSEC submit comments to USTR on US-Kenya trade agreement
US Soybean Export Council and the American Soybeans Association wants the inclusion of provisions on agricultural biotech in the US-Kenya agreement.
US should avoid phased approach in trade talks with Kenya: Chamber of Commerce
The United States should work to achieve a single, comprehensive agreement with Kenya that removes barriers to trade and investment, instead of pursuing a phased approach, the US Chamber of Commerce said.
Don’t let disaster capitalism dictate the US-Kenya trade agreement
Trade policies written in the shadows while the public is distracted always have terrible consequences for working people and the planet.
Lawyers fight Kenya-US trade deal
Trade deal violates the East African Community Treaty and its protocols, lawyers say.
US trade chief tells Congress of plans for trade deal with Kenya
The Trump administration told Congress it plans to negotiate a comprehensive trade agreement with the East African country of Kenya.
Kenya-US trade treaty likely to stifle local manufacturing- KAM
The US has a stronger manufacturing sector meaning their products are likely to be more competitive than the locally produced commodities.
A note to Kenya on its trade talks with the US: There is strength in numbers
The FTA initiative should be seen in the context of the Trump administration’s determination to pursue bilateral deals to enhance reciprocity and American gains.
Kenya will be in breach of EAC, AfCFTA rules in proposed trade deal with America
Kenya’s proposed free trade deal with the US has put it in the crosshairs as critics say the planned bilateral agreement would be a breach of regional and continental trade protocols.
Why Kenya-US trade talks will cause disquiet in EAC
Kenya surrendered its customs space to the bloc in 2005 when it signed its customs union protocol. The rulebook compels member states to negotiate all trade pacts jointly.
Uhuru, Trump agree to establish Kenya-US free trade agreement
President Donald Trump has announced the United States intends to initiate trade agreement negotiations with Kenya.
US, Kenya to start trade talks seen as template for Africa
The US and Kenya are expected to announce negotiations on a free-trade agreement, America’s first such deal with a sub-Saharan country.
The United States and Kenya hold second meeting of the trade and investment working group
The working group is exploring ways to deepen the trade and investment ties between the two countries and lay the groundwork for a stronger future trade relationship.
Kenya ties on the table
Barbados is looking to enter into a double taxation agreement and a bilateral investment treaty with Kenya.
Kenya’s foreign trade disputes costly - experts
Kenya spends at least Sh500 million in defending a single case filed by investors at international courts under the Bilateral Investment Treaties, according to a regional trade negotiation institute.
UK, East and Southern Africa sign trade deal
The UK-Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Trade Continuity Agreement is meant to replicate the Economic Partnership Agreement that the East African Community is yet to sign with the European Union.
EPA: Test of unity as Kenya breaks away
Kenya is asking that EAC partner states adopt the variable geometry, a move that would be viewed as counter to regional integration.
World chambers in Nairobi for free trade pact forum
Nairobi will from Tuesday host an African Chambers forum to help fast track realisation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) as well as prepare businesses for the block.
Kenya wins big in Ksh.200B Cortec Mining case
A case filed by Cortec Mining Ltd and two others against the Republic of Kenya under the Kenya-UK BIT amounting to Ksh.200billion has been dismissed.
Not much to gain for Kenya, Africa in post-Brexit trade agreements
The UK will be planning to roll over "copycat" European Union agreements with African nations.
PM May says Britain committed to free trade with Kenya after Brexit
The prime minister has used her first official visit to the region of more than one billion people to stress that Britain’s relationship with former colonies, including Kenya and other African nations.