The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) joined forces with the High Commission of India in Kenya and the Basic Chemicals, Cosmetics & Dyes Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL) for an India-Kenya buyer-seller business meet. This event brought together a 23-member delegation from CHEMEXCIL, marking a significant stride in international trade relations.

The Deputy High Commissioner of India to Kenya, H.E. Mr. Rohit Vadhwana, extended a hearty welcome to the Indian delegates. Highlighting Kenya’s welcoming business landscape, he reaffirmed the embassy’s pledge to smooth the path for their business ventures in Kenya, leveraging various government agencies. He also lauded the KNCCI’s enduring support in fortifying skilled labor through Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

CHEMEXCIL’s Director General, Mr. Raghuveer Kini, in his address, introduced the delegation as distinguished manufacturers and exporters. Their expertise spans a diverse array of products including Dyes and Dye Intermediates, Basic Inorganic & Organic Chemicals, Agrochemicals, Soaps, Detergents, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Essential Oils, and Castor Oil derivatives. He advocated for robust business networking between Kenyan and Indian entities to spur growth and spawn new ventures.

On behalf of KNCCI, National Director Ms. Cynthia Nyawira underscored the meeting as a pivotal moment to fortify the already thriving bilateral ties between Kenya and India. She emphasized the chemical industry’s pivotal role in catalyzing economic growth, spurring innovation, and driving sustainability across multiple sectors, from agriculture to healthcare.

Cementing this spirit of cooperation and long-term partnership, KNCCI inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CHEMEXCIL. This alliance is set to foster collaboration in promoting new products and technologies, alongside the establishment of a vibrant ecosystem for chemicals, dyes, dye intermediates, and a spectrum of inorganic and organic chemicals, propelling both nations towards a luminous future of industrial and economic prosperity.