Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a state Agency under the National Treasury that is mandated to facilitate cross border trade and establish, manage and implement the National Electronic Single Window System (Kenya TradeNet System).

Our Vision

Making a difference in Trade Facilitation.

Mission Statement

To facilitate trade by simplifying, harmonizing and automating business processes through management of the TradeNet System and provision of related services for Kenya’s global competitiveness.

Core Values

In an endeavour to realize its vision and mission, the Agency upholds the following core values:

Customer centric

We commit to provide the highest standards in service delivery and customer experience to all our stakeholders.


We commit to act in an honest, transparent and responsible manner in discharging our mandate whilst maintaining the highest degree of accountability.


We commit to ensure that all our operations are undertaken in a manner that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery.


The Agency will be a learning organization that embraces change and continuously integrates creativity and innovation in its business systems, processes and services.

One KenTrade

The staff and the Board of KenTrade shall work as a team and nurture a performance driven culture.

The i-Screen Kenya portal is a solution for screening potential trading partners globally against lists of sanctioned or high-risk organization.It is accessible from

The system checks from globally renowned lists such as Interpol, FBI etc.

Single Window System is basically a trade facilitation tool that enables parties involved in international trade to submit regulatory import and export related documentation to lodge their documents through a Single platform hence the name Single Window System. Kenya TradeNet System is a trademark name for the Single Window System in Kenya.

KenTrade appreciates the efforts of the National AIDS Control Council in improving HIV response for all Kenyans. According to Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache, at least 98 new HIV infections occurred every week among adolescents aged 10-19 years, and about 5,288 AIDS deaths occurred among children and young people in 2021 alone.KenTrade acknowledges the strive for uninterrupted education and optimal health care among adolescents which has proven effective in reducing the number of new HIV infections.Together, we can end HIV#WorldAIDSDay#equalizehivresponse ... See MoreSee Less
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The Intellectual Property Rights Recordation (IPR Recordation System) by state agency, the Anti-Counterfeit Authority (ACA), is a trade facilitation measure aimed at promoting legitimate trade and proactively protecting Intellectual Property Rights by ACA and other government agencies through verification of imports. It is being implemented through the National Electronic Single Window System in the Trade Facilitation Platform by KenTrade. The nationwide stakeholders training on IPR Recordation and Import Module kicked off Wednesday Nov 30 in Nairobi at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. KenTrade's Acting CEO Mr. David Ngarama who was among the keynote speakers assured importers and Intellectual Property Rights owners, and Agents of seamless integration of the Recordation system into their trade facilitation system leading to ease of doing business. ... See MoreSee Less
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