Kenya: FAIRS Annual Country Report

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   KE2023-0005

This report provides updates on Government of Kenya (GOK) import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products. It includes applicable laws, guidelines, import procedures, and contact details of key trade regulatory and specialist agencies. In October, 2022, the GOK lifted a long-standing ban on genetically engineered (GE) agricultural and food products, however, to date GE products cannot be exported to Kenya due to a court injunction. Exports to Kenya must be inspected by an agent contracted by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) in the country of origin or supply and be issued with a certificate of conformity (CoC) prior to shipment.

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