On Sunday 22nd January,2023 the Chamber President Mr. Richard Ngatia led a multisector delegation of 80 delegates to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for a 4-day business engagement under the theme Unlocking Trade Opportunities in East Africa and the Region. The delegation is expected to engage their counterparts in Kinshasa on matters, trade and investment, opportunities for joint ventures, partnerships &collaborations, with the newest entrant into the EAC.

The high-level business delegation will engage with both government and private sector players over high-level meetings and regional conferences that will take place over the first two days, Business to Business forums, and site visits of key sectors.

The high-level delegation visit is expected to culminate into;

  • Signing of supply agreements and buyer seller contracts for exporting companies.
  • Growing the number and quality of exports into DRC
  • Introduction of new products into the country.
  • Enhanced collaboration and partnership between the Kenyan business community and DRC counterparts.

The proceedings of the engagements shall be communicated as they take place in the coming days.