The American Chamber of Commerce will hold a summit named AmCham
Business Summit in Nairobi on the 4th and 5th of November.
The summit aims to create a platform for business deals
between American firms and Kenyan firms. The meeting also hopes to provide easy
access for Kenyan businesses into the American Market and the same for US
business into Kenya.
The American Chamber of Commerce, Kenya Chapter CEO, Maxwell
Okello stated that relations between the United States and Kenya have been slow
due to lack of information on businesses and investment opportunities in the
Maxwell further noted that most American investors do not
know the immense investment opportunities in Kenya in sectors such as ICT,
banking, tourism, infrastructure, and mining.
In an effort to strengthen US and Kenya relations, and grow US
investment portfolio in Kenya, the American Chamber of Commerce has identified
sectors like fintech, agri-technology, health and infrastructure as potential
sectors for investment by US companies.