Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

BREAKFAST MEETING ON EAC/EU ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

In November 2007, Kenya along with other EAC Partner States initialed a Framework for Establishment of EPA (FEPA). The EAC Partner States are currently engaged in the finalization of the negotiation of the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). However, there … Continue reading

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TRADE FAIR AND EXHIBITION IN CHINA DURING H.E. PRESIDENT’S VISIT TO CHINA: 18-23 AUGUST 2013

His Excellency the President will be making an official trip to China from 18th to 23rd August 2013.  The Government, in partnership with the private sector as part of economic diplomacy, are organizing a trade fair and exhibition in china. … Continue reading

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EU FTAs WITH COLOMBIA, AS WELL AS NICARAGUA, PANAMA AND HONDURAS, WAS LIKELY TO ENTER INTO FORCE ON 1 AUGUST 2013

The EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia is likely to have entered into force on 1 August 2013, as all the necessary ratification procedures are now said to be completed on both sides. This should be confirmed by a … Continue reading

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UPDATE: MARKET ACCESS FOR FLOWERS FROM ECUADOR POST -2013

Access to the EU market:In December 2012, the EU identified with Commission Regulation 1213/2012 a list of products exported by some of the beneficiaries of the new EU GSP post – 2013 that have become so competitive that they no … Continue reading

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KENYA NATIONAL ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW SYSTEM SET FOR IMPLEMENTATION

The Kenya National Single Window System is set for implementation starting 31st Oct 2013. This was announced during a Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE) sensitization campaign workshop held at a Nairobi Hotel. The systems will be implemented in modules and … Continue reading

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CHANGING COURSE IN GLOBAL AGRICULTURE SECOND WORKSHOP

The Ministry of the Agriculture under the Agricultural sector coordination unit in collaboration with Biovision, Biovision Africa Trust and Millennium Institute organised the second a workshop under the theme; achieving food and nutrition security, economic growth and environmental sustainability through … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN IMPORT RESTRICTIONS – EXEMPTION FOR POT PLANTS GROWN UNDER COVER

The Russian authorities have confirmed through a letter from the directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection (DG SANCO) that plants in pots grown under cover are exempted from the import restrictions put in place by Russia on EU products … Continue reading

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SHORTAGE OF EURO 1 FORMS

Failing to secure the EURO 1 and GPS forms from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), KFC is now urging the government to seek an alternative means of authencating country of origin as exporters `patiently’ wait for KRA to procure printing sources … Continue reading

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