Ruto Tells South Korean Parliament To Fix Trade Imbalance Through Legislation

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Kenya's President William Ruto has urged the South Korean Parliament to pass legislation to ease trade between Kenya and South Korea.

Kenya, President Ruto added, wants to increase tea, avocado, and coffee exports to South Korea to match tech imports to Kenya.

The President observed that the current tariffs on Kenyan products impede trade and asked Parliament to reduce them.

"The imbalance of trade favours Korea and Parliament can be instrumental in addressing this situation," said President Ruto.

President Ruto made the remarks at the Parliament building in Seoul, South Korea, when he held talks with speaker Kim Jin Pyo.

President Ruto said Kenya will work closely with the Korean Government to enhance clean energy to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Speaker Kim Jin Pyo pledged to support Kenya's quest to increase agricultural exports to South Korea and secure job opportunities for Kenyans.

"On employment opportunities, I will hold discussions with the Ministry of Labour and see how this can be enhanced for Kenyans," said Kim Jin Pyo.

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