What Kenya Offers:

A fully liberalized economy without exchange or price controls;

Well-developed infrastructure and a large pool of well educated and skilled manpower;

Membership of regional trading blocs like the East African Community, (EAC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA); African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA); African Continental and Free Trade Area (AfCTA).

Kenya is signatory to other multilateral trade agreements which underpin her trade policy, including World Trade organization,  the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and African Continental and Free Trade Area (AfCTA), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD); the African, Caribbean and Pacific/European Union(ACP/EU)Cotonou Agreement, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Doing business with Kenya is further simplified by the existence  of sectoral technical and service support institutions.   The Government established these key professionally run institutions to assist stakeholders in relevant sectors.  The organizations facilitate those seeking information be it on Tourism, Agricultural products exports/imports, trade and investments.


Kenya Investment Authority

The KIA is a one-stop shop for investors intending to invest in Kenya, The Investment Authority facilitates approvals, licensing of new investment project, and organizing investment and promotion activities both in Kenya and abroad.  For more information visit:


Finance and Investment

Central Bank of Kenya

Capital Markets Authority

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE

Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency

Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA)

Kenya Investment Authority


The Kenya Bureau of Standards

The Bureau develops, supervises and harmonizes standards of goods and services produced in Kenya for both local and international consumption and compliance.  The bureau also regulates, controls and insures quality compliance of foreign goods entering Kenya while recognizing the international standardization procedures and practices. For more information visit:


The Kenya Plant Inspectorate Service KEPHIS

KEPHIS undertakes regulatory procedures and practice on all phyto-sanitary requirements for the export and import services in Kenya.  It is a dependable, effective, efficient and competitive regulatory service which ensures the quality of agriculture imports and produce.  For more information visit

The Communications Authority of Kenya Licenses and regulates telecommunications, radio, communications and postal services in Kenya.  Potential investors in the sector of communications and postal service.  For more information visit: 

The Centre for Business Information in Kenya

A division within the Export Promotion Council, the Centre has the objection of providing potential importers and exporters with timely, reliable and updated business information at all enterprise levels.  It operates as a hub a national network embracing various sources of business information. For more   export and local market information visit

The Horticultural Crops Development Authority

This is a parastatal body established to advise growers and processors in order to facilitate and increase production of top quality horticultural produce for export and local market.  The organization is also charged with the responsibility of licensing horticultural exporters.  For more information visit

Kenya wildlife Service

The Kenya Wildlife service is a statutory body responsible for the conservation of bio-diversity and sustainable development of natural resources. Indeed  KWS’s major role is to  manage, protect, and conserve the country’s rich natural heritage on which Kenya tourism is closely linked. For more information visit:

Kenya Tourism Board

Tourism is one of Kenya’s leading contributors to GDP, after diaspora remittances, agriculture and manufacturing.

Kenya has a diverse range of attractions to offer her visitors.  From pristine sandy beaches, equatorial forest, savannah grasslands rich with wildlife, snowcapped mountain on the equator, eco-tourism, golf and sports tourism.  Kenya Tourism Board is charged with overall responsibility of marketing Kenya as a premier tourist destination: For more information visit:

Kenya is world renowned for her rich and diversified tourist attractions. It is one of the few countries in the world where one can relax in pristine sandy beaches and be able to watch wildlife, within a short distance.  Kenya has 60 national parks and reserves with abundant wildlife. The annual spectacular wildebeest migration in the Masai mara reserve is referred to as the 7th wonder of the world.  The variety in Kenya’s tourism includes sports and water, eco tourism, agritourism and  cultural tourism. Northern Kenya, hosts the cradle of mankind, with the country hosting  several world heritage sites including Old Town Lamu. Destination Kenya, remains a magical experience.

Tourism is one of Kenya’s leading contributors to GDP, after diaspora remittances, agriculture and manufacturing.