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When

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 (7 AM - 9 AM)

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Where

InterContinental Hotel

City Hall Way
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

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7 AM

Registration and Breakfast

7:45 AM

Opening Remarks

7:55 AM

Challenges Facing Businesses in the EAC Region
An overview of the specific challenges experienced by businesses operating in the East Africa regional bloc.

8:05 AM

Remarks by the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya
Highlights:

Kenya’s strategic significance to the U.S. and the U.S. government’s focus on enhancing commercial engagement in Kenya (and the region)

East Africa Trade with the USA.

8:20 AM

Keynote Address
Highlights:The state of the EAC integration and its impact on cross border trade and investment.Existing opportunities for business in the region and available trade facilitation initiatives with respect to cross border/regional trade and investmentKenya’s 2019 priorities for improving the ease of doing business locally and as part of the East African Community (EAC).Business climate issues impacting operations across East Africa and ongoing initiatives to resolve them.Potential policy and other...
Highlights:

The state of the EAC integration and its impact on cross border trade and investment.

Existing opportunities for business in the region and available trade facilitation initiatives with respect to cross border/regional trade and investment

Kenya’s 2019 priorities for improving the ease of doing business locally and as part of the East African Community (EAC).

Business climate issues impacting operations across East Africa and ongoing initiatives to resolve them.

Potential policy and other interventions impacting trade and investment in the region.
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8:40 AM

Guided Q&A

9:10 AM

9:25 AM

Closing Remarks and Networking
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