Kenya Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kenya Agribusiness Report

Kenya Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kenya Agribusiness Report
Published Aug 13, 2016
60 pages — Published Aug 13, 2016
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Kenya is part of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), a collective of -- countries under a free trade area, with most members having an open border for traded goods and services. For almost a decade, Kenya has had a safeguard in operation that allows it to limit imports of duty-free sugar to ---,--- tonnes a year. The safeguard was designed to allow the Kenyan government to increase the competitiveness of its sugar industry, though this has not happened. In February ----, this safeguard was extended again, but if and when the safeguard expires, the Kenyan sugar industry will face an influx of cheap sugar that could severely damage the domestic industry s production growth. In order to boost coffee production, the governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are implementing ambitious growth strategies. ...Countries in south-east Sub-Saharan Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in years in ----, which will curb grains production and greatly increase the region s food insecurity in ----.

...Corn production growth ----/-- to ----/--: --.- to -.-mn tonnes. Corn production growth will be fairly limited, as subdued prices relative to previous years will limit plantings, while yield growth will be poor. ...Corn production growth ----/-- to ----/--: --.- to -.-mn tonnes. Corn production growth will be fairly limited, as subdued prices relative to previous years will limit plantings, while yield growth will be poor. ...---- consumer price inflation average: -.- , up from -.- in ----.

...BMI View: Kenya will continue to underperform its regional peers with regard to the development of its agricultural sector. Despite COMESA granting another extension to the sugar import safeguard, which will provide a short-term boost, we expect the country s sugar sector to remain regionally inefficient and to post very limited growth over the coming years. ...BMI View: Kenya will continue to underperform its regional peers with regard to the development of its agricultural sector. Despite COMESA granting another extension to the sugar import safeguard, which will provide a short-term boost, we expect the country s sugar sector to remain regionally inefficient and to post very limited growth over the coming years. However, we continue to forecast steady coffee production growth due to improvements in husbandry techniques. ...

  
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