The trade deal will enable Kenyan exporters of flowers and other fresh vegetables will continue accessing the UK market under a duty free, quota-free arrangement, just the way they did when the UK was in the European Union.
In this third episode of the US Kenya FTA series, we are joined by Dr. Isaac Rutenberg the Director of CIPIT, and Lori Wallach, Head Director and Founder of Global Trade Watch.
The Kenyan Trade Cabinet received a 20,000–strong petition calling on her to take a strong stand against any influence by the American Chemistry Council, which Greenpeace said is keen to secure market for the US plastic industry.
UK-Kenya trade must be fit for the 21st century, say campaign groups.
The UK’s trade deal with Kenya to avoid tariffs on food imports including cocoa, coffee and bananas, could risk undermining established regional trade relationships in East Africa, trade campaigners have warned.
Kenya, UK have concluded an economic partnership agreement under the stalled EU-EAC EPA’s text which Kenya ratified in October 2016.
Liz Truss urged to sign off deals quickly to spare African states high tariffs once Brexit transition period ends.
The talks have moved into the second round. Kenya has prepared text for 13 chapters.
So-called “trade agreements” such as the US-Kenya trade deal have nothing to do with trade. But rather they impose new limits on government regulatory authority.
Kenya’s plans to tax digital services could hit a brick wall following its negotiations for a free trade deal with the US.
Meetings called to negotiate a collective trade agreement between the EAC and the United Kingdom have failed to make any substantive progress.
Kenya has welcomed its neighbours in negotiating fora post-Brexit trade deal with the UK for a duty and quota-free market.
The US indicates that the deal with Kenya should, with respect to commercial partnerships, discourage actions that prejudice or discourage business between the US and Israel.
The Donald Trump’s administration is seeking abolition of import duty on agricultural exports to Kenya.
Tariffs remain Kenya’s main trade policy instrument while juggling between boosting international trade and cushioning local producers from external competition.
Faced with plunging profits and a climate crisis that threatens fossil fuels, the industry is demanding a trade deal that weakens Kenya’s rules on plastics and on imports of American trash.
The negotiation of a US-Kenya Free Trade Agreement has spurred interest by prospective US investors, exporters, and importers.The final GILTI, FDII, and BEAT regulations provide the US tax framework for US C corporate investors.
With just four months to the expiry of the current agreement, ideological differences among member states are hampering the progress of the bloc’s negotiations.
US dairy farmers want unfettered access of their milk products to the Kenyan market in the proposed free trade agreement between Nairobi and Washington, which could have far-reaching implications on Kenya’s milk farmers.
Negotiations over a trade agreement between Kenya and the US have resumed. The deal could undermine African common markets and flood Kenya with cheap maize and chicken.