20th January 2021
On 20th January 2021, US ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter resigned. He espoused President Trump&rsq...
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10th December 2020
On 10th December 2020, the then President Elect Biden picked the House Ways and Committee trade lawy...
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November 2020
Negotiations were put on hold in November 2020 pending the outcome of the US Presidential elections ...
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August 2020
By August 2020 the first and second rounds on negotiations had concluded...
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8th July 2020
On 8th July 2020, the USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Industrializati...
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22nd June 2020
On 22nd June 2020, Kenya’s Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, ha...
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28th May 2020
On 28th May 2020, the USTR released the US’s Summary of Specific Negotiating Objectives The...
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20th January 2021
On 20th January 2021, US ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter resigned. He espoused President Trump&rsq...
10th December 2020
On 10th December 2020, the then President Elect Biden picked the House Ways and Committee trade lawy...
November 2020
Negotiations were put on hold in November 2020 pending the outcome of the US Presidential elections ...
August 2020
By August 2020 the first and second rounds on negotiations had concluded...
8th July 2020
On 8th July 2020, the USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Industrializati...
22nd June 2020
On 22nd June 2020, Kenya’s Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, ha...
28th May 2020
On 28th May 2020, the USTR released the US’s Summary of Specific Negotiating Objectives The...
References
  1. US – Kenya FTA Negotiations’, Congressional Research Service, 28 May 2020, available at https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/IF/IF11526

  2. Joint Statement Between the United States and Kenya on the Launch of Negotiations Towards a Free Trade Agreement’, US Embassy in Kenya, 08 July 2020, available at https://ke.usembassy.gov/joint-statement-between-the-united-states-and-kenya-on-the-launch-of-negotiations-towards-a-free-trade-agreement/

  3. United States – Kenya Negotiations Summary of Specific Negotiating Objectives’, Office of the United States Trade Representative, May 2020, available at https://agoa.info/images/documents/15767/united-states-kenya-negotiations-summary-of-specific-negotiating-objectives-may-2020-ustr.pdf

  4. Proposed Kenya - United States of America Free Trade Agreement Negotiation Principles, Objectives, and Scope’, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, 22 June 2020, available at https://agoa.info/images/documents/15775/kenya-usaftanegotiatingprinciplesobjectivesandscope220620.pdf

  5. The US and Kenya launch negotiations on a free trade agreement. Will they succeed?’, Witney Schneidman and Brionne Dawson, Brookings, 29 July 2020, available at https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2020/07/29/the-us-and-kenya-launch-negotiations-on-a-free-trade-agreement-will-they-succeed/

  6. Uncertainty around Kenya-US Free Trade Deal’, The Maritime Executive, AGOA.info, 18 January 2021, available at https://agoa.info/news/article/15820-uncertainty-around-kenya-us-free-trade-deal.html

  7. Kenya – US trade talks on hold, awaits Biden’s administration’, Martin Mwita, The Star, 21 January 2021, https://agoa.info/news/article/15823-kenya-us-trade-talks-on-hold-awaits-biden-s-administration.html

  8. Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, ‘Media Statement from Cabinet Secretary Hon. Betty Maina, EGH’, 24 August 2021, available at https://www.trade.go.ke/sites/default/files/Kenya_US_FTA_press_release_08.24.2021.pdf

  9. US mum on Kenya trade pact talks’, Brian Ngugi, Business Daily, 13 December 2021, https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/bd/economy/us-mum-kenya-trade-pact-talks-3650522