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EAC Common market implementation impact of container cash deposit requirement in Kenya: The Case of private sector firms in Rwanda

EAC Common market implementation impact of container cash deposit requirement in Kenya: The Case of private sector firms in Rwanda

To highlight the impact of Mombasa Port container cash charges on regional trade and business, the Hub created the following case study focused on Rwanda private sector firms. The study demonstrates the need for a solution to the cash deposit...
Author East Africa Trade and Investment Hub
Organisation USAID
Publish Date 22 July 2018
View details v D container cash deposit requirement Size: 657 KB
AGOA 101 Kenya - Exporter Guide 2018

AGOA 101 Kenya - Exporter Guide 2018

The USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub helps East African businesses take advantage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). AGOA allows for duty-free export of over 6,000 products. This guide outlines the step-by-step...
Author EA Trade Hub - USAID - Kenya MITC
Organisation USAID
Publish Date 08 June 2018
View details v D Kenya AGOA exporter guide Size: 3 MB
US end-market analysis for Kenyan home decor and fashion accessories

US end-market analysis for Kenyan home decor and fashion accessories

This report provides market data at a product level for use by Kenyan exporters interested in the United States (U.S.) market and to support the National African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Strategy and Action Plan for Kenya. The home...
Author East African Trade and Investment Hub
Organisation USAID
Publish Date 07 December 2017
US end-market analysis for Kenyan tea

US end-market analysis for Kenyan tea

The tea market in the United States (U.S.) is growing, with Americans consuming larger quantities of tea each year. In 2016, the U.S. imported nearly $760 million in tea (excluding herbal tea), making it the world’s third largest tea importer.1...
Author East Africa Trade and Investment Hub
Organisation USAID
Publish Date 07 December 2017
View details v D US end-market analysis for Kenyan tea Size: 1 MB
Export readiness assessment

Export readiness assessment

The following "Export Readiness Assessment" is a set of questions designed to assess how prepared your company is to begin exporting to the U.S. The test is designed to identify weak areas in your company's planning so they can be redressed before...
Author Belisa de las Casas and Luke Zahner
Organisation George Washington University
View details v D Size: 4 MB
Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub) - ANNEX

Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub) - ANNEX

The purpose of this directory (Annex to West Africa Packaging Guide) is to help food industry producers identify manufacturers in their country or subregion capable of offering the packaging they need. Its agenda has a sales/marketing goal as...
Author Naji Choueri and Micah Frumkin
Organisation WA Tradehub
Publish Date 15 May 2007
View details v D Size: 3 MB
Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub)

Packaging in West Africa - A resource guide (Tradehub)

Most small and medium-sized African businesses have difficulty sourcing affordable quality packaging for their products. Few packaging suppliers exist within the region and even fewer have the ability to create packaging that meets international...
Author Naji Choueiri and Micah Frumkin
Organisation WA Tradehub
Publish Date 14 December 2007
View details v D Size: 2 MB
Raw materials traceability for US apparel imports - 2005

Raw materials traceability for US apparel imports - 2005

Raw materials traceability is the ability to identify, through a comprehensive system of lot numbers and documentation, the source of each and every fabric and trim used to produce a given garment. 
Author Margaret Bishop
Organisation Consultant, WA Tradehub
Publish Date 24 November 2005
APHIS Commodity import approval process for agricultural products into the US

APHIS Commodity import approval process for agricultural products into the US

To obtain access to U.S. markets for a fruit, vegetable, plant, or plant product that is not already an approved commodity, one must initiate a commodity import request. There are 4 steps in the process: Determine if the commodity is an...
Author APHIS
Organisation Department of Agriculture
Publish Date 08 February 2013
View details v D Size: 379 KB
APHIS Permitted fruit and vegetables into the US - APHIS Guide 2012

APHIS Permitted fruit and vegetables into the US - APHIS Guide 2012

The Fruits and Vegetables Import Manual provides the import requirements for regulating imported articles of fresh, usable parts of plants such as fruits, stems, leaves, roots, and flowers (herbs and vegetables). These imported articles are not...
Author APHIS
Organisation US Department of Agriculture
Publish Date 01 October 2012
View details v D Size: 4 MB