Monthly Archives: December 2014

EPA UPDATES- Good news for Kenya Floriculture

Union Fleurs  and  the Kenya Flower Council welcomes the EU’s timely efforts to fast-track Kenya’s reinstatement on duty-free status for its exports to the EU market – on time for Valentine’s Day 2015, the flower industry’s peak sale season.

Posted in December Issue 2 2014 |

PROCESSING OF GSP FORM A AND EURO 1 CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

The Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA, intends to station officers involved in the processing of GSP and Euro 1 Certificates of origin at the JKIA. The move comes in the wake of a new directive from KRA requiring that 100% of … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 2 2014 |

HEIGHTENED FLOWER REJECTIONS BY KEPHIS

KFC has been in discussions with KEPHIS on concerns over the increased rejections being witnessed since September 2014 by KEPHIS at JKIA.  The on-going discussions have yielded some results but there is still more work to be done.

Posted in December Issue 2 2014 |

Proposed Amendments to the Security Laws (Amendment) Act 2014

We share the following information where Kenya Flower Council is a member. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance remains at the forefront of advocating for reforms geared towards improving the country’s overall business environment at the heart of which is the … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 2 2014 |

HAPPY FESTIVE SEASON

The Kenya Flower Council fraternity wishes you a Merry Christmas and a fruitful 2015. Happy Holidays

Posted in December Issue 2 2014 |

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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Presidential Round Table (PRT)

The Presidential Round Table (PRT) is structured to meet twice a year May and November to plan for the following year and to review progress for the year including budget changes needed for the next half year. 

Posted in December Issue 1 2014 |