Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Kenya
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/05/2017
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Subsidies support
Description
Approved the subsidies programme for maize importers in order to help lower the cost of maize flour, which increased due to a regional drought. The price of a 90 kg bag of maize will be KES 2 300 (USD 247.8), a decrease from the previous KES 4 000 (USD 387.3) in 2016.