Your gateway into Kenya

Promoting trade & investment links between Kenya and the United Kingdom. The UK Transition and Kenya trade agreement.

Benefits of Becoming a Member

Powerful networking sessions with key UK and Kenyan organisations
Information on market access into Kenya and partnership with the UK
Advocacy on key business barriers and challenges
Marketing growing your business through member to members offer and discounts
Connections to government and private sector

DIT promotes and finances international trade and investment

Important information on the UK transition.

  1. Brexit transition: time is running out. There are new rules for businesses and citizens from 1 January 2021. Read more here.
  2. Important information for Businesses affected by the end of the UK – European Union transition period on 31st December and the UK – Kenya Trade Agreement. Read more here.
  3. UK and Kenya sign trade agreement. Read more here.
  4. UK Transition Period Webinar: Prepare your business for January 2021 - YouTube

The Business Integrity Initiative was initiated in 2019 by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The program provides practical guidance on navigating integrity challenges and supports peer-to-peer private sector engagement. We are also working with the Kenyan authorities to support SMEs and help them navigate integrity issues, including corruption, bribery and human rights and improving local market conditions.

Sterling Partners

Almasi Partners

Corporate Partners

Enabling your business growth with Integrity

The costs of bribery outweigh the benefits in the long run. At BCC, we provide practical support for companies to help prevent bribery and corruption when doing business overseas.

Recent Briefings

30 Percent Local Shareholding Requirement

With effect from 15 June 2016, when the second and last part of the Companies Act, 2015, (the Act) came into force, foreign companies seeking registration in Kenya are required under section 975 (2) (b) of the Act, to ensure that at the time they are m...

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Parliament Passes Motion

On 30 August 2016, during the debate on the Finance Bill, 2016 the National Assembly unanimously passed a motion to delete the 30% shareholding requirement for foreign companies. The Finance Bill subsequently passed its third reading in the National As...

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Kepsa Legislative Update Upload

A bill that seeks to introduce amendments to the Insurance Act has been submitted to stakeholder consultation. The amendments seek to give effect to proposals announced in the Budget for 2016/2017.

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