Stakeholders partner to boost manufacturing SMEs in East Africa

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have launched a project seeking to promote manufacturing SMEs in East Africa by scaling up their business operations. The project, dubbed Creating...

Govt to offer new incentives to manufacturers, says President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the government has offered new incentives to manufacturers in order to encourage them produce cheaper but quality goods. He said the country is in competition with other nations and needs...
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Economists want State to spend more on agriculture, manufacturing

Economists want the government to increase budgetary allocations for agriculture and manufacturing to anchor realization of two agendas of the government’s Big Four Plan. They also argue that past budgetary allocations have not been commensurate...

Cement manufactures seek to adhere to local content threshold

By Ronald Owili Construction boom driven by the mega projects in the country is breathing a new lease of life to local cement manufactures who have become the main suppliers as contractors seek to adhere...

Manufacturer´s association urges SMEs to adopt green energy

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers is urging Small and Medium Enterprises to adopt green energy solutions to ease their cost of power and improve efficiency in production. Speaking during stakeholders meeting on energy efficiency,...

KAM urges State to protect manufacturers from illicit trade

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers is urging the Government to speed up legislation policies that protect local manufacturers from illicit trade to enhance both local and global competitiveness of the country’s products and services. Addressing...

Manufacturing sector to get more budgetary allocation

Growing the contribution of the Manufacturing sector to the GDP from the current 8 percent to 15 percent by 2022 is one of the key targets by the government. The 2018/2019 budget has prioritized...
Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President Alberto Errico has called on the government to protect local shoe manufacturers from cheap shoe imports that are eating into local shoe companies’ profits. Errico added that local manufacturers support production value...

NEMA warns against manufacturing of plastic bags

One person has been arrested in connection with the illegal manufacturing of the banned plastic bags in Mlolongo, Machakos County. The National Environmental Management Authority believes that several companies have been flouting the ban on...
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