Nairobi, Jan. 25 -- Kenya could soon start exporting its goods outside the East African Community (EAC) market with the implementation of a tripartite agreement that is expected to be implemented in March this year.

The free trade pact that brings together three regional business blocs - the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), EAC and South African Development Community, was mooted seven years ago.

However, it stalled after it did not meet the required number of member states to ratify it before its implementation.

Christopher Onyango, director of Trade and Customs at Comesa secretariat, said achieving the tripartite dream is a complex process that requires a lot of commitment including financial but pointed out tha...