Curated BIK resources that provide information for those starting and operating businesses in Kenya, Ireland and the EAC.
The Business Ireland Kenya Doing Business in Kenya Guide is an important resource to assist Irish businesses get the information they need to understand, access and operate in the Kenyan market. This Guide has been designed to present, in an accessible format,...
Doing Business Report Kenya-2019 Note The World Bank Group released the Doing Business 2019 report, which investigates the regulations that enhance business activity in a country and those that constrain it. The report analyses survey results across 190...
The BIK Steering Committee was represented at a KEPSA-organised briefing on the 29th May, 2018 by Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i and his team on immigration matters of relevance to the private sector. Much of the discussion centered on the current work permit...
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.
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