Kenya has secured deals worth 10 billion shillings at an on-going US-Kenya bilateral trade summit in Nairobi.
More than 70 business leaders from the United States led by US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan are in the country.
The delegation is engaging the government as well as local businesses on the available opportunities around President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four Agenda of universal health, manufacturing, affordable housing and food security.
According to Kaplan, the United States is set to strengthen the bilateral ties with Kenya in support of the country’s economic diversification strategy through the big four action plan.
On his part, President Uhuru Kenyatta assured the US companies that the government will address all the barriers to trade and eliminate corruption.