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Who We Are

The State Department of Trade was established in 2016 following the release of the Executive Order No. 1/2016 on “Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya”. As per the executive order the State Department is mandated to perform the following functions:

  • Trade Policy
  • Buy Kenya Policy
  • Promotion of Retail and wholesale Markets
  • Export Promotion
  • Fair Trade Practices
  • Coordination of Regional Trade matters – COMESA, AGOA, IOR-ARC & IGAD
  • Trade Negotiations and Advisory Services
  • Enforcement of International Trade Laws, Regulations and Agreements