Economic Diplomacy is a key pillar of Kenya’s Foreign Policy. Since independence, Kenya has encouraged foreign capital and investment flows for socio-economic development. The Country’s Foreign Policy has been the main vehicle in the mobilization of the required capital.
The launch of Kenya Vision 2030 in 2006 aimed at providing a framework for propelling Kenya to attain the middle income status. The instrument guides Kenya in attracting existing and emerging opportunities for accelerating socio-economic development and growth.
Full involvement of international traders and investors, will require effective diplomatic engagement. Kenya’s Missions abroad use economic diplomacy more than ever before to attract capital, enhance industrialization and promote trade.