India and Kenya have a strong and mutually beneficial trade relationship that covers various sectors of economy.
India's exports to Kenya consist of essential items such as petroleum products, pharmaceuticals, steel products, machinery, yarn, vehicles and power transmission equipment, which help Kenya's development and growth.
Kenya's petroleum and oil gas sector is a key source of revenue for India, which imports crude oil, liquefied petroleum gas, and other products from Kenya to meet its growing energy demand.
In August, the JTC held its ninth meeting in New Delhi, co-chaired by Mr. Peter Munya, the Cabinet Secretary (Minister) of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives of Kenya, and Mr. Piyush Goyal, the Commerce and Industry Minister of India. Mr. Goyal and Dr. S. Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister of India, had a video conference meeting to discuss ways to boost Indian exports.
The first webinar in July highlighted the opportunities and challenges in the oil and gas sector, as well as other sectors such as Defence, Minerals, Construction and Rail & Metro. The webinar was attended by various stakeholders and companies from both India and Kenya, including the Ministries of Petroleum and Mining, Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, the Kenyan chambers of Commerce and KENINVEST, the government agency that promotes investments in Kenya.