Browsing: Kenya-Japan relations

Manufacturers have been urged to take advantage of foreign investors’ interest in Kenya and create global partnerships.

This took place during the Kenya – Japan Business Forum, in which Japanese manufacturers expressed their interest in investing in Kenya.

Kenya and Japan established diplomatic relations in 1963.

ince that time, Kenya as the gateway and hub for East and Central Africa, has occupied a very special position in Japan’s diplomatic relations within the region. Currently, Kenya hosts one of the largest Japanese communities in Africa (about 800 as at October 2016). Nairobi is the Regional Headquarters for Japan’s Cooperation Agencies namely JICA, JETRO and JBIC. By December 2018, there were over one hundred and four (104) Japanese companies operating in Kenya, of which 54 have physical presence in the country. This is according to data released by the embassy of Kenya in Japan.

According to the Japan Business Council for Africa …