Manufacturing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have urged government to harmonize laws, policies, regulations and standards governing their operations, at the national and county levels.
They were speaking during the SMEs Regulatory Bootcamp, organized by Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), to unpack the environment in which SMEs operate in.
Manufacturers from Kenya and Tanzania have called for the expedited resolution of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and the review of the East African Community Common External Tariff (EAC CET).
This was during the trade investment forum held yesterday, hosted by Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to discuss trade promotion between the two states.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and the International Trade Centre have launched reports on sustainable Textile and Leather Sectors in East Africa. The reports were prepared within the framework of ITC’s Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) programme.
The reports are set to guide industry players and policy makers, in aligning their manufacturing processes and policy, with global trends.
Manufacturers from Kenya and Tanzania have met to deliberate on trade promotion and market access between the two countries.
Food and Beverage, Edible Oils, Chemicals, Automotive, Leather and Footwear sectors are some of the manufacturing sectors that shall participate in the trade mission, hosted by Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in partnership with Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI).
Manufacturers’ top priorities are improving cashflow, increasing market share and reducing costs, one year after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the country.
These are the findings of a survey conducted by Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and KPMG titled, “Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Manufacturing Sector: One Year On.”
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched the next Edition of the Biggest Shopping Festival in Kenya - The Changamka Shopping Festival
The 4th Kenya Manufacturing Summit and Expo 2021, dubbed Changamka Shopping Festival, will present an opportunity for industry, stakeholders, and the public to celebrate and deliberate on transforming the nation through industrialization. It is also a platform to showcase the diversity of locally manufactured innovations and goods.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers has called for the revival of the sugar industry. This was during the launch of the KAM Sugar Sub-Sector Strategic Plan, which seeks to guide the industry’s growth, resilience and sustainability.
Speaking during the launch, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Lawrence Karanja, noted that Government remains committed to reviving the sugar industry.
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