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USAID supports Kenya’s AGOA strategy to double duty-free exports by 2023

Published on August 01, 2018

In 2017, Kenya exported goods worth $572 million to the United States.  By 2023, the strategy projects that Kenya’s U.S. exports will reach $1,105 million.

USAID, through its East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub), supported the Ministry and Kenya’s private sector with the development of the new strategy.

The Hub assisted the Ministry in reviewing the 2012-2016 Kenya National AGOA Strategy; mapping bilateral trade; identifying sectors with competitive exports; assessing supply-side challenges; and determining strategic action plans.  The new strategy builds upon these lessons to address U.S. market share expansion, buyer diversification, productivity improvements, trade-support capacity building, and export supply development for the apparel, home décor, processed and specialty foods, flowers, coffee, tea, and fresh fruit and vegetables sectors. Read more. Source | Business Insider by Pulse