At the moment, the manufacturing sector in Kenya is the largest in the east African region. However, in terms of growth other countries in East Africa are growing faster.
Data from Overseas Development Institute (ODI) indicate that the growth of the sector in Kenya is far slower than Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Further, governments in East Africa seem to be putting in more effort to build manufacturing through the creation of industrial parks in countries such as Ethiopia and, making land available for manufacturing particularly for labour intensive manufacturing. Read more. Source | Business Daily