Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is a statutory body established in 2004 and currently operating through an Act of Parliament (Investment Promotion Act No. 6 of 2004) to promote investments in Kenya. It is responsible for facilitating the implementation of new investment projects, providing After Care services for new and existing investments, as well as organizing investment promotion activities both locally and internationally.

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The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is registered as a not-for-profit private company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act Chapter 486 of the laws of Kenya. Before the promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution in August 2010, the KNCCI had its primary operations at the head office in Nairobi with regional offices in the major towns in Kenya. However, after the promulgation of the constitution, the Chamber amended the legal instrument to establish a National Office and County Chamber’s offices in all the 47 Counties.

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is a membership-based trade support institution (TSI) working to protect the commercial and industrial interests of the Kenyan business community. KNCCI advocates for the creation of a favorable commercial, trade, and investment environment that supports enterprise expansion. The membership of KNCCI constitutes small, micro enterprises (MSEs), medium and large enterprises.

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The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is a limited liability membership organization registered in 2003 as the apex body of the private sector in Kenya.

KEPSA is the private sector apex and umbrella body set up in 2003 to bring together the business community in a single voice to engage and influence public policy for an enabling business environment. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is a limited liability membership organization.

With a current membership of over 500,000 direct and indirect members organized through Business Membership Organizations and Corporate members, KEPSA is a crucial player in championing the interests of the Kenyan business community in trade, investment, and industrial relations.

KEPSA’s Vision is to be a world-class private sector apex body. The primary mission is to ensure year-on-year improvement in the overall business environment for Kenya by working together with the Government and other stakeholders.

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Established in 1959, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) represents manufacturing and value-add industries in Kenya. The Association has grown into a dynamic, vibrant, credible Association that unites industrialists and offers a familiar voice for businesses.

We have been front and center in driving fact-based policy advocacy towards forming industrial policies to strengthen and support the country’s economic development. Through fact-based advocacy, KAM partners with Government and its associated agencies to ensure a dynamic and flourishing manufacturing sector in Kenya, to realize a double-digit contribution to GDP.

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The Kenya Revenue Authority was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya, which became effective on 1st July 1995. KRA is charged with collecting revenue on behalf of the government of Kenya.

The core functions of the Authority are: –

  • To assess, collect and account for all revenues in accordance with the written laws and the specified provisions of the written laws.
  • To advise on matters relating to the administration of, and collection of revenue under the written laws or the specified provisions of the written laws.
  • To perform such other functions in relation to revenue as the Minister may direct.
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The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has remained the premier government agency for the provision of Standards, Metrology and Conformity Assessment (SMCA) services since its inception in 1974. Over that period its main activities have grown from the development of standards and quality control for a limited number of locally made products in the 1970s to the provision of more comprehensive Standards development, Metrology, Conformity Assessment, Training and Certification services. With the re-establishment of the East African Community (EAC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), KEBS activities now include participation in the development and implementation of SMCA activities at the regional level where it participates in the harmonization of standards, measurements and conformity assessment regimes for regional integration. KEBS operates the National Enquiry Point in support of the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT).

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