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KAA’s New Method of Charging Cargo Concession PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 October 2011 02:11

Kenya Airports Authority made a presentation to cargo stakeholders on ‘New Method of Charging Cargo Concession’ on 18th October 2011 at Simba Restaurant, JKIA, Nairobi. Alice Mbugua, the KAA Marketing and Business Development General Manager said the new rate will be based on weight at Kshs 0.50 per kilogram (kg) with a minimum charge of Kshs 250 per Airway bill/Consignment. The review will help to streamline charging system to be in line with other international Airports.

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Rising fuel prices, wages could squeeze earnings PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 October 2011 02:08

Farmers in the hub of Kenya's thriving flower industry fear the rise in fuel prices in east Africa's biggest economy could harm one of the country's top exchange earners by raising flight and other input charges.

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Shilling woes, businesses suffer the heat of a weakening shilling PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 October 2011 02:06

The effects of the economic down turn being experienced in Kenya as a result of the depreciation of the shilling and hiked inflation is cutting across all sectors including the horticulture sector.

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Huge Expansion in Kenya’s Kenya Flower Sector PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 October 2011 02:02

 

Kenya’s leading foreign exchange earner the horticultural sector, has shown significant growth with various farms expanding their territories and others acquiring new business ventures. In essence the sector is projected to grow at a minimum rate of 15% this year egged on by the expected opening up of the new high value market.

 

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Bill on labour wages myopic and dangerous PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 October 2011 01:51

If you triple the wages of workers, the prices of produce will shoot up and Kenya will lose its markets abroad, thus having the opposite effect from what was intended”

Last Updated on Friday, 28 October 2011 02:00
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