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MP takes war on cheap imports to Parliament

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Bill wants imports that compete unfairly with locally made goods banned or taxed heavily.

MP takes war on cheap imports to Parliament

By Kamau Maichuhie | 3 years ago

Local companies want cheap imports banned

Local companies want cheap imports banned

Traders also lament they are yet to benefit from low electricity tariffs...

Kamau Maichuhie | 3 years ago

Cheap imports, skills shortage hurt leather trade

Lack of value addition for local leather products has severely limited growth of the industry. Prof John Lonyangapuo, the Ministry of Industrialisation Permanent Secretary, said adoption of new leather production skills could turn around the sector, which has the potential of generating up to Sh9 billion in revenues for the Government each year.

| 12 years ago

Fake goods threaten to wipe out manufacturing sector

Flooding of the local market with cheap imports and the worsening problem of counterfeits is threatening to wipe out local industries. This is the gloomy reality according to the 2009 Economic Survey as the manufacturing sector growth slumped to 3.8 per cent last year against a 6.5 per cent growth recorded in 2007.

| 12 years ago

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