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Dar-Kenya trade scales East Africa high

Published on October 09, 2015

Addressing the Kenya’s National Assembly in the capital, Nairobi, President Kikwete said the growth in trade between the two countries demonstrated how much the two countries’ contribution is critical to the greater EAC integration agenda.

“I am told trade between our two countries accounts for over 80 to 90 per cent of trade in the EAC market. This demonstrates in no uncertain terms how much our two countries are critical to the EAC integration agenda,’’ he told the attentive assembly.

Mr Kikwete observed how important it was, therefore, for the two countries to forge closer and stronger cooperation in investments and trade, not only in their own best interest, but also in the best interest of the EAC. Read more. Source | Daily News