Duty Free Imports Into USA & Europe:
The Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) provides Duty Free Status to clothing and textiles imported from selected African countries and this makes Kenyan production very attractive to American buyers as their costs are reduced duty savings. European customers get the advantage of Duty Free Imports under EURO1.
Kenya offers opportunity to manufacture efficiently, as the labor is easily available and cost effective.
Water and electricity, which is an extremely important ingredient for industry, is economically available at competitive cost.
As compared to other African countries, Kenya has:
- Abundant availability of skilled labor.
- Well Developed Banking Sector.
- Better equipped and efficiently handled port facilities.
- Better road transport facilities and transport.
- Government also gives facilities and tax benefits to factories working with Export Processing Zones, so the custom clearance and port delays are easily avoided.
- Political Stability.
Government of Kenya provides incentives under Export Processing Zone which facilitates faster import clearance in addition to duty and tax rebates on imports, that in turns provides definite and low turnaround of orders.
Communication in Kenya is easier with the local population being fluent in English.
- The Advantage of Industry Hubs,
Dubai, UAE is the hub of the garment industry and we have a strong presence in Dubai through our group company M/s Ronex International. Tie ups with Chinese, HK, Pakistan & Indian suppliers who supply us good quality Trims at very competitive price. Strong supply base also in China, India & Pakistan which are good sourcing points for Non-Denim and Denim fabrics & trims. Considering the above, we have strong development base where we can have any fabric & trims developed from our source.
The Location Advantage:
Kenya is strategically located and has regular shipping traffics to Mombasa port.