Goodies For Kenyan Businesses As Kuria Signs Deal with 300,000 Dubai Companies

Goodies For Kenyan Businesses As Kuria Signs Deal with 300,000 Dubai Companies

Trade Investment and Industry Cabinet Secretary (CS) on Tuesday, December 27, announced a deal between the Kenyan government and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce that will benefit Kenyan businesses.

According to the CS, the mutual agreement between Kenya and the 300,000-member Dubai organization is expected to increase trade and investment exchanges between the two countries.

Kuria announced the deal during his tour of the Middle East country where he led a delegation from Kenya to meetings with high-profile business and political leaders.

“We agreed on a range of cooperation areas to boost trade and investment exchanges between Kenya business and the 300,000 companies,”  Kuria tweeted.

According to the CS, the Chamber will, in particular, support the Kenya Export Warehouse and International Trade Agency in Dubai.

The Board and Management of the  Dubai Chamber of Commerce also expressed its commitment to jointly supporting the promotion of the Business to Business E-Commerce Platform.

Furthermore, the CS announced his meeting with an Abu Dhabi-based company that he hopes will deploy its satellite capabilities to support the Kenyan economy.

“[We] discussed cooperation to deploy their world-leading satellite capabilities to deliver impact in Kenya’s education, health care, agriculture, and citizen service,” Kuria indicated.

In the recent past, Kuria has been on a charm offensive to foster increased trade between Kenya and the Gulf region.

Earlier on, the CS discussed a potential partnership between the Kenyan National Trading Corporation and DHL on Friday, December 23.

Part of the talks included enabling access, facilitation, and promotion of Kenya’s exports globally.

Kuria held a three-day tour of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia before flying to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday, December 21.