Export Promotion Council (EPC) - Kenya
The Export Promotion Council (EPC) was established on 19th August, 1992 with the mandate of promoting Kenya’s exports, through strategic assistance to producers of exportable goods and services in overcoming bottlenecks, to enable them achieve a higher level of export performance.
The Council focuses on;
• Establishing targets for Kenyan exports and encouraging exporters to achieve them;
• Reviewing export performance continuously;
• Attracting investment and finance to the export sector;
• Identifying new markets for Kenyan exports and encouraging exporters to take advantage of opportunities in those markets;
• Promoting public awareness on the need for export; and
• Assisting foreign exchange earners with any individual problems facing their operations.
“To excel in positioning Kenya’s goods and services as products of choice in the regional and international markets”,
“To claim, expand and sustain the market share of Kenya’s exports through product identification, development and marketing”.
The Export Promotion Council is proud to have attainedISO 9001:2008 Certification. This is a major milestone as we are the second Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) in the Sub Saharan Africa to attainment of ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management Systems.
WORLD TPO AWARD WINNER 2008
The Council was accorded the prestigious award for world TPO winner in 2008.
In pursuit of its mandate, the EPC facilitates exporters and producers of export goods and services to overcome bottlenecks in order to achieve higher levels of export performance. EPC’s activities are organized under five main pillars as follows:
Export market and Product development
Trade policy facilitation
Small and Medium Enterprise Development
Trade Information Delivery and Business Counselling
Development of exporting skills
In addition to the above pillars, EPC is also a liaison office for the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI).
Export Promotion Council
Anniversary Towers, 16th Floor University Way
P.O Box 40247-00100
Tel: +254-20-2228534 – 8,
Office Mobile: +254 722-205875, 734-228534
EPC Regional Office, Coast
Mombasa Uni Plaza, 2nd Floor, Aga Khan Rd, off Moi Avenue
P.O. box 90143, Mombasa
Tel: +254 41 2319247 / +254 20 3579234
EPC Regional Office, Western
2nd Floor, National Bank Building, Oloo Street
P.O. Box 853, Eldoret
Tel: +254 053 2030154 / 2030164
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