UK: Lewes MP Maria Caulfield praises latest trade deal with Kenya

The agreement will ensure all companies operating in Kenya, including British businesses, can continue to benefit from duty-free access as they export products including vegetables and flowers to their customers back in the UK.

Top goods imports to the UK from Kenya in 2019 were in coffee, tea and spices (£121 million), vegetables (£79 million) and live trees and plants, mostly flowers (£54 million). 

The UK market accounts for 43 percent of total exports of vegetables from Kenya as well as at least nine per cent of cut flowers, and this agreement will support Kenyans working in these sectors by maintaining tariff-free market access to the UK.

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