Curated BIK resources that provide information for those starting and operating businesses in Kenya, Ireland and the EAC.
The BIK Guide to Doing Business in Kenya is a resource on investment in Kenya. The Business Ireland Kenya (BIK) Steering Committee commissioned this guide, financing the project with funding from the Irish Government’s Emigrant Support and Africa Strategy Fund. This...
Of 57 countries, Kenya has been ranked third in a global survey of economies projected to register the fastest growth this year, placing the country ahead of other emerging markets in Africa. According to the survey, Kenya’s projected six per cent growth rate this...
KenInvest, the Kenya Investment Authority, was created in 2004 and given autonomy in 2007 to market the country’s opportunities, facilitate investors and ensure aftercare.
The first step in starting a new company in Kenya is to register the business name at the attorney general’s chambers. You will be required to fill the Memorandum and Article of association
Kenya is the 2nd most developed and largest economy in Eastern Africa after Ethiopia, with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of USD $70.53 billion as of 2016
A key regional player in East Africa, Kenya is a major communications and logistics hub, with an important Indian Ocean port
Ireland and Kenya share a long history of friendship and political co-operation, which began with the establishment of Irish missionaries centres’ in Kenya.
Ireland continues to be one of the most open economies in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Ireland is emerging from the economic recession
You can set up a business as a sole trader, as a partnership or as a limited company. The type of structure chosen will depend on the kind of business one is running,
Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA (Industrial Development Agency) Ireland is responsible for attracting and developing foreign investment.
Ireland is open for business and the Government is committed to supporting export growth and encouraging inward investment.
Ireland’s economic recovery has gained a strong momentum based on solid growth and job creation. We had the fastest growing economy in the European Union in 2014
EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
The EAC is a potential precursor to the establishment of the East African Federation, a proposed federation of its members into a single sovereign state.
With a population of more than 130 million and combined GDP of about USD $75 billion, EAC is one of the largest single-bloc regional markets in Africa.
There has been much attention in recent years to the issue of ethical business practice. In many contexts, consumers are clearly saying that the integrity of a business and a brand’s social purpose