Event report

Understanding the EU - Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

Insightful presentation by Filippo Amato, Trade Counsellor at the EU Delegation to Kenya.

The French Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to Kenya, hosted a successful breakfast meeting to explore the EU-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The event featured Filippo Amato, Trade Counsellor at the EU Delegation to Kenya, who offered valuable insights into the EPA's scope and measures, highlighting its significance for bilateral trade and economic cooperation.

Key Highlights:

  • Filippo Amato provided a comprehensive overview of the EPA's provisions, emphasizing its potential to boost trade in goods and stimulate economic development in Kenya.
  • Attendees gained valuable insights into the Agreement's implications for various sectors and its role in fostering competitiveness and attracting investment.
  • Dynamic discussions underscored the importance of the EPA in enhancing Kenya's economic resilience and promoting sustainable development.

Of particular interest were the Agreement's provisions on trade and sustainable development, which underscored the importance of striking a balance between economic growth and environmental stewardship.

As the meeting drew to a close, there was a shared belief in the transformative potential of the EPA to drive inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Kenya and beyond. With duty-free access to EU markets for Kenyan exports and a conducive environment for investment, the Agreement sets the stage for a new era of economic cooperation.

We extend our sincere gratitude to Filippo Amato and all participants for their valuable contributions to today's insightful discussion. Together, let's seize the opportunities afforded by the EU-Kenya Economic Partnership Agreement and chart a course towards a brighter, more prosperous future for both regions!

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