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Kenya Flower Industry Sustainability Conference

The Kenya Flower Council will hold a Kenya Flower Industry Sustainability Conference on June 6, 2017 at 2.00 pm at Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel, Westlands, Nairobi. The Conference will take place alongside the IFTEX 2017 scheduled to take place from … Continue reading

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H.E MARGARET KENYATTA TAKES IFTEX 2015 TO THE PEAK

The 4th edition of the International Flower Trade Expo (2015) came to a close today.  The colorful event, held at Oshwal centre from Wednesday 3rd June, 2015, was graced by H.E Margaret Kenyatta, Kenya’s First Lady. Other dignitaries included the … Continue reading

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Flower sector performance thrives in 2014

The Kenya Flower sector exported 136, 601 metric tonnes valued at Kshs 54.6 billion in the year 2014. This was a remarkable growth for the sector at 9% in volumes and 18% in value compared to 2013. According to the … Continue reading

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Signing and stamping of EUR-1 and GSP forms to be done at JKIA for fresh produce exporters

The Kenya Revenue Authority will from the 1st of February 2015 move the stamping and signing of the GSP and Eur-1 forms to the Kenya Airways Export Shed at JKIA. In a letter to the Kenya Flower Council, KRA says … Continue reading

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Kenya Foreign and Diaspora Policy launched

The Kenya Foreign and Kenya Diaspora Policies were officially launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta on January 20, 2015 at KICC, Nairobi. the president said that Kenya has redefined its foreign policy to ensure it properly supports robust reciprocal bilateral and … Continue reading

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US Chamber of commerce visits Kenya to discuss trade

The US Chamber of commerce has pledged its continued support in lobbing for Kenya to be granted direct flights to the USA. This was said when President Uhuru Kenyatta met with the visiting US Chamber of Commerce Vice President and … Continue reading

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Update on EAC EU EPA – INTA Committee (European Parliament) gives the green light to a quick reinstatement of duty-free status for all Kenyan exports to the EU market

The International Trade Committee of the European Parliament (INTA Committee) has adopted the Recommendation for an early non- objection to the Commission Delegated Act reinstating Kenya on duty-free access to the EU market under the Market Access Regulation (MAR.

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Energy Management Awards (EMA) 2015

Kenya Association of Manufacturers is currently calling all commercial and industrial energy consumer sectors to participate in the Energy Management Awards (EMA) 2015. This is an annual event for all energy consumers arrived at encouraging a culture of energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Kenya Flower Industry focuses on sustainability and market access through a national mechanism for compliance

To support the Kenya Flower Industry in assuring sustained access to international markets, Kenya Flower Council (KFC) held two successful meetings in the United Kingdom and in the Netherlands on 1st and 6th November 2014 respectively.

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OVERVIEW: EU TARIFFS TO APPLY TO ALL FLORICULTURE / ORNAMENTAL PRODUCTS IMPORTED FROM KENYA AS OF 1 OCTOBER 2014

To reply to the growing number of questions Union Fleurs (UF) have been receiving regarding the impact on ornamental products other than cut flowers of the change in tariff situation for imports from Kenya into the EU as of 1 October … Continue reading

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