Kenya National And Trading Corporation

The Kenya National Trading Corporation Ltd.(KNTC) is wholly owned by the Government through the  Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, by Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC). The Corporation has specific objectives, the most important of which is promoting and growing wholesale and retail trade.



To be a leading agent for trade and economic transformation of Kenya.

      Core Values

  • Customer OrientationThe Corporation shall establish and maintain effective mutually beneficial relations with its customers by understanding and prioritizing their needs.
  • Accountability -The Corporation shall remain accountable to its stakeholders and will accept responsibility for its decisions and actions.
  • Integrity -The management and staff of KNTC ascribe to high standards of personal ethics and integrity in the conduct of the Corporation’s affairs.
  • Transparency -The Corporation shall ensure openness and continuous communication and sharing information with its stakeholders
  • Professionalism -The Corporation shall endeavor to uphold professionalism in conduct of its business. The Corporation shall attract and develop staff with necessary qualities, skills, competence and behaviors.
  • Team Work -The Board and staff of KNTC shall work in a joint spirit and nurture a performance driven culture in endeavour to achieve the set goals for the Corporation.


To provide customers within the region with quality products and services through an efficient distribution network.