We were honored to be partnering with Senator Brubaker to host H.E. Ambassador Elkanah Odembo, Kenyan Ambassador to the United States for a business roundtable on December 17th. The Linden School for Girls in Lititz generously donated space for the event and the US-Kenya Chamber of Commerce was instrumental in arranging this opportunity. Ambassador Odembo provided an overview of Kenya's growing economy, stressing opportunities in the energy sector. Here are some highlights:
Kenya is a Key Trading Partner of the United States
Over $1 billion in annual trade (imports and exports)
U.S. Exports to Kenya total around $600 million annually
U.S. Exports include Aircraft, Industrial Machinery, Electrical Machinery, Vehicles, Cereals, Vegetable Oils, and Coarse Grains with opportunities for more product and service introductions.
Kenyais East Africa’s largest regional economy with a sophisticated and highly deregulated free market that is experiencing aggressive growth in the following sectors: