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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).
“ To be a global leader in trade facilitation through innovative e-commerce solutions ”
“To facilitate trade by simplifying and harmonizing business processes through effective and efficient management of the TradeNet System and provision of related services for Kenya’s global competitiveness.”
The Kenya TradeNet System facilitates trade by expediting and simplifying information flows between traders and the Government Agencies in order to bring meaningful gains to all parties involved in cross border trade. The objective of the System is to facilitate International trade in Kenya by reducing delays and lowering costs associated with clearance of goods at the Kenyan borders, while maintaining the requisite controls and collection of levies, fees, duties and taxes, where applicable, on imports or exports.
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 trade mark name for the Single Window System in Kenya.