Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Trade and
Enterprise Development, Hon. Betty Maina, held virtual consultations on the 23rd August with the US Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai.
In the conversation they underlined the importance of a deepening the Kenya and US trade agreement in a manner that promotes the
interests of the two countries.
Amb. Tai observed that the US was interested in an approach to trade policy that fits in
the overall Biden-Harris Administration’s “Build Back Better” and worker-centric trade
On her part, Hon. Maina emphasized the desire to negotiate and conclude a
predictable Kenya and US trade agreement that gives confidence to investors while safeguarding
Kenya’s commitments under its regional, continental and multilateral trade agreements.
The two Ministers underscored Kenya and the United States’ strong historical, political,
and economic ties, including in building and strengthening democratic institutions and
human rights values that enhance economic and political freedoms for the people. These great strides towards will benefit many.
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