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Small businesses get help to tap American market

Published on November 11, 2015

Major plans are underway to boost the capacity of micro, small and medium-sized enterprise players to enable them leverage on the African Growth and Opportunities Act (Agoa) through exports to the US market.

Experts say that despite the recent Agoa Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015, giving Kenya the opportunity to increase its trade volumes with the US, the country has failed to reach its potential.

In 2013, Kenya exported Sh4.47 billion worth of textiles and apparel, Sh100 million worth of leather, and Sh8.9 billion worth of vegetable and food products to the US. Read more. Source | Daily Nation