Bilateral relations between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kenya are traditionally friendly. Both Kenya and Serbia enjoy a cordial relationship with Serbia having an embassy in Nairobi Kenya and Kenya having a consulate in Belgrade.
This morning the Chamber President Mr. Richard Ngatia hosted the Ambassador of Serbia to Kenya Mr. Dragan Zupanjevac. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen the existing bilateral relations between the two countries through various activities that would be of mutual benefit for businesses to both countries.
The trade statistics between the two countries indicate that trade balance is in favor of Serbia. The major exports to Serbia include; live trees, tobacco, edible fruits, crude vegetable materials and wood products, coffee, tea and fish. The major imports from Serbia include; electric machinery, medicinal and pharmaceutical products, insecticides, mechanical and electrical items and telecommunication equipment.
There will be a Tourism Expo in Serbia in February 2023, Tourism in Serbia is officially recognized as a primary area for economic and social growth and would be ideal for Kenyan businesses to invest in that sector.
There will be also a Business to Business (B2B) forum in Nairobi in June 2023which provide a networking opportunity between business counterparts in both countries.