Kenya bananas and Broccoli exports cleared for Korea


December  5, 2018, Nairobi. The government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced clearance of green bananas and broccoli exports to Korea.

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives Principal Secretary Dr. Chris Kiptoo said in a letter to the Ministry of Agriculture that “the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency of the Republic of Korea has cleared green bananas and broccoli for export to Korea”.

Dr Kiptoo has advised his Agriculture counterpart Prof Hamadi Iddi Boga to assist in contacting farmers and exporters so they can take advantage of the opportunity.

This comes in the wake of South Korea’s Prime Minister, Lee Nak-Yeon visit to Kenya in July this year swhere he pledged to support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big 4 Agenda key among them Korea opening its market to Kenya’s agricultural produce