The Netherlands Business Network Kenya

The business network for Dutch entrepreneurship in Kenya.

Kenya important hub in East Africa

Kenya and the East African region have over 135 million consumers, an abundant, fairly well trained labour force which is mobile, skilled and enterprising.


In 2011 trade between Kenya and the Netherlands was worth KES. 91 billion (EUR. 852 million).

Dutch export to Kenya

Important Dutch export products are services, chemicals, machinery, transport equipment and engines.

Kenyan export to The Netherlands

Major imports from Kenya are horticultural products, flowers, tobacco and raw materials. The Netherlands are the third export market for Kenya.


Dutch investments led to a large competitive horticultural industry, which contributes to more than 14% of Kenyan Gross Domestic Product.

Recent developments

Dutch investments are growing in the sectors of renewable energy, water, sanitation, infrastructure, logistics, ICT and financial services.

Welcome to the website of The Netherlands Business Network Kenya: The NBNK

Read about developments concerning Dutch business and about doing business in Kenya.

Meet other Dutch entrepreneurs and involved Kenyan businesses and organizations to share your experiences with.