Minister pours cold water on World Bank Ease of Doing Business report

Industrialisation and Enterprise Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed (right) and Kenya Private Sector Alliance chief executive Carole Kariuki after they addressed a joint press conference in Nairobi on October 29, 2014 on the Ease of Doing Business index report released by the World Bank. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU |

What you need to know:

  • Mr Mohamed said on Wednesday that the survey did not include reforms undertaken by the government in the last one year.
  • The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa) backed the government’s position.

The government has dismissed a new report by the World Bank showing that Kenya has made a slight improvement in its business regulatory environment.

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