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Bertha M Rinjeu

Articles by Bertha M Rinjeu

Kenya's apparel exports to the EU could become less competitiveKenya concern at imminent end to EU duty-free status 11 August 2016

Concern is growing in Kenya that its clothing manufacturing industry will no longer benefit from the European Union’s ‘market access regulation’ from 1 October, which has granted its exporters duty-free and quota-free access to the EU market since 2008.


An integrated cotton textile apparel value chain could benefit the regionAfrican apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive 21 November 2014

Greater integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the continent's cotton, textiles and apparel sector, a three-day industry conference in Nairobi, Kenya, has been told.


Jiangsu Lianfa Textile Company plans to make garments from fabric produced on siteChina's Jiangsu Lianfa to build $44m Kenya textile plant 7 October 2014

The Kenyan government has confirmed to just-style that its ministry of industrialisation and enterprise development has entered into a deal with Chinese firm Jiangsu Lianfa Textile Company to build a major textile plant.


East African countries are aggressively courting foreign investors to revive their textiles and apparel industriesANALYSIS: Africa courts clothing and textile investment 28 July 2014

East African countries are aggressively courting foreign investors to revive their textiles and apparel industries.


KENYA: Athi River textile city to revive sector 2 June 2014

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has welcomed government plans to create a textile industry hub at the export processing zone in Athi River town, saying it will boost backward integration in the country's clothing sector.


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