Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

 ›  ›  ›  ›  ›  ›  › Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

Africa,Diaspora,Kenya,Kenya Diaspora News,News,U.S Diaspora

Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

Share this

Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

The United States and Kenya formally launched negotiations for a free trade agreement on 8 July 2020. With the US gearing up for presidential elections in a few months, these talks may not draw much global attention. But as a prototype for evaluating the substance of future US-Africa trade relations, a lot rides on Washington using this deal to make a bold statement of its commitment to effective North-South free trade agreements.

The US is the third most important destination for Kenyan exports after Uganda and Pakistan, accounting for 8% of its total exports. Kenya exported goods worth US$ 527 million in 2018, primarily apparels, coffee and nuts. Its imports were mainly commercial aeroplanes and other spacecraft, polymers and medicaments. Kenya has a slim trade surplus that the US will probably be keen to balance.READ MORE

Source:https://theconversation.com/

Share this Post:
Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start Reviewed by on August 22, 2020 .

Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start The United States and Kenya formally launched negotiations for a free trade agreement on 8 July 2020. With the US gearing up for presidential elections in a few months, these talks may not draw much global attention. But as a prototype for

LEAVE A REPLY

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SAMRACK MEDIA

SAMRACK PRESTIGE SERVICES (S.P.S)

Phone:Tel 781-888-8770

Email: samlibbi@gmail.com,
Email: Samlibbi@yahoo.com

Your Convenience is our Priority!

View Monthly Archives

Subscribe to our Mailing List

Page generated in 1.467 seconds. Stats plugin by www.blog.ca