Kenya Association of Manufacturers recognized over 20 organizations that have proved their prowess in energy efficiency and conservation at the 13th Annual Energy Management Awards (EMA) Gala Dinner held on 31st March 2017.
On 22 March 2017, the Principal Secretary, State Department of Trade, Dr Chris Kiptoo received a Prompt Payment report that was commissioned by Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in partnership with Suppliers Association of Kenya and Retail Trade Association of Kenya (Retrak).
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) on 15 March 2017 stated that local manufacturers were not consulted on the ban of plastic bags following the ban to use, manufacture and import all plastic bags.
In reference to the Gazette Notice No. 2356 dated 28th February 2017, on The Environmental Management and Coordination Act issued by the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources to ban the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags, KAM would wish to state the following
The Textile Sector is the greatest employer creating 80, 000 direct jobs in the country and with more opportunities to scale up. The forum provided an opportunity for the sector to look at the existing opportunities in Continental Free Trade Area and the EU markets.
The East African Community Manufacturers Network meet on 23 – 24 February 2017 to discuss among other things, the review of the EAC Common External Tariff (CET), standards harmonization and tax harmonization.
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