Local Firms Face Ban From State Deals Over Imports in Kenya| glObserver Global Economics


Local suppliers relying on imports will any minute at this time be locked out of lucrative government tenders under the Buy-Kenya-Build Kenya initiative, Deputy president William Ruto has said.

Source: globserver.cn

His concern echoed sentiments by Kenya Association of Manufacturers, which in August last year, said local traders who were importing goods were being treated equally as those sourcing them locally under government supply contracts.

KAM outgoing chief executive Betty Maina had at the time called for a comprehensive policy to guide the procurement process under Buy Kenya, Build Kenya initiative, aimed at promoting industrialisation.

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