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Kenya launches SME’s training to increase AGOA exports portfolio

Published on November 11, 2015

Kenyan small businesses have been challenged to exploit market access opportunities available under the recently renewed African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) 2015 to increase Kenya’s export volumes in the USA market.

Kenya has exported less than 10 of the 6,300 products allowed into the US market under the preferential status for the last decade, a situation the government is keen to turn around.

Closing an MSME’s forum aimed at educating the sector on trading under the AGOA market, Cabinet Secretary, Industrialization and Enterprise Development Adan Mohamed said the government has worked on the structural problems that hinder entrepreneurs to venture into the American market. Read more. Source | KBC