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US officials to visit Nairobi as they seek to drive more exports to Kenya

Published on June 23, 2015

A US Cabinet official is bringing executives of 14 companies to Nairobi this week in a bid to persuade Kenya to buy more goods from the United States.

The delegation led by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx includes representatives of manufacturers such as General Electric, Honeywell International and First Solar Development.

Noting that US sales to sub-Saharan Africa reached a record level of $25.4 billion last year, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Arun Kumar told reporters on Monday, "Our view is it can be a lot more." Read more. Source | Daily Nation