KEPSA Trustee and Foundation Chair, Arch. Lee Karuri, together with the KEPSA Business Hub team, Mr. Timothy Odongo and Mr. Llyord Mwaniki hosted a delegation from the Brazilian Embassy in Nairobi led by Mr. Paulo Henrique, Ms. Ann Waithera and Ms. Ilana Luiza on 30th January 2020 at the KEPSA offices.
They were joined by at least 90 Brazilian businesses via a webinar. The meeting was designed to apprise prospective investors and traders from Brazil into Kenya on some of the opportunities for trade and investment in Kenya. The discussion centred on opportunities for Export and investment into Kenya; promising sectors for trade and investment in Kenya and how to do business in Kenya; business environment such as legal and tax framework.
Speaking during the meeting, Arch. Karuri acquainted the participants on the various opportunities presented within the private sector by the vision 2030 and the Big Four agenda especially in Agriculture (Agroprocessing), Housing, Manufacturing and universal Healthcare. The Brazilian Embassy also informed the participants of the scope of Kenya’s economy, opportunities and challenges from their perspective. The Webinar drew interest from across sectors especially in; Agricultural products (sugar and coffee), Road Implements, Automotive Vehicle Components, Furniture Industries, Machinery and Equipment Industry, Coating Ceramics, Personal Hygiene, Perfumery and Cosmetics, Medical, Dental, Hospital and Laboratory Articles and Equipment, Biscuits, Noodles & Breads & Cakes Industries, Homewares and Gifts, Pharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical Inputs Industry and Chocolate, Cocoa, Peanuts, Candies and Derivatives.
The webinar was made possible through a fruitful partnership between KEPSA, the Brazilian Embassy and Apex Brazil. The purpose of the webinar was to engage Brazilian companies with a special interest in investing in Kenya.
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