10 reasons to invest in Uasin Gishu County
Located in the Centre of the Kenya, the county provides the advantage of easy access to markets in the united Arabs emirates (U.A.E), East Africa Community (E.A.C) and serves as a bridge to the markets in Europe.
The county has an international airport with daily links to direct links to direct flights to the USA, Canada, the UK and several other countries in Europe, as well as South America. Accessibility by road via the world renowned EAC regional hub is also an advantage allowing for easy access to raw materials and equipment.
Openness to trade
Uasin Gishu County has preferential access to some of the largest markets in the world. A few regional free Trade Agreements are in place.
Electricity and water supply is constant and affordable. Telecommunications and broadband internet access is available and a ready supply of natural gas can also be easily accessible from within the Region. Land and office space are available at cost effective rates.
Economic & political stability
The county is known for its stable democracies and economic development. This provides the assurance of a secure location to do business and raise families.
Skilled labor supply
The county is known for its highly skilled labor supply that is surrounded by several learning institutions. The peoples of the region are also fluent in key languages: English, Kiswahili and local languages.
Diverse investment opportunities
The county has gamered critical acclaim as a Mecca for tourism with significant investments in that and related sectors. However, there are a number of other competitive sectors including: information communications technology/business process outsourcing, financial services, agribusiness and the creative industries with 19 diverse territories to choose from.
The county has a platform to offer incentives, some of which can be customized, providing the best opportunity for investors.
Ease of doing business
Of 5 states, in the East Africa countries Kenya has been highly ranked in Ease of Doing business report 2012 by the World Bank in 3 critical areas: protecting investors-2nd, Getting electricity-2nd and dealing with construction Permits- 1st (regional averages).
Responsive investment promotion experts
The county is host to a number of Trade support institutions hat have awards from recognized World Trade Promotion Foras. Their competent inquiry handling services and excellent web sites are available for investors to tap into.