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The KAM Anti-Illicit Trade Summit.Illicit Trade has an impact on all aspects of life, social, economic and health- The Exchange

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and the Anti-Counterfeit Authority (ACA) have launched a sensitization program targeting counties to combat counterfeiting and other forms of illicit trade in the country.

The program is expected to help curb the heightened level of illicit trade in the country costing the country billions of shillings.

Speaking during the event, KAM Chief Executive, Ms Phyllis Wakiaga, the vice has grown to great proportions in recent years, threatening our economy and the realization of a number of the country’s development goals, including the Big 4 Agenda.

“KAM will continue to work closely with both National and County Governments in order to address the menace of illicit trade which threatens the health and safety of all citizens, undermines national and regional security, destabilises economies, increases the cost of public health, sabotages tourism, stunts innovation, and offers a haven to organised crime and trafficking,” said Ms Wakiaga.

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