Kenya Balance of Trade  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Kenya recorded a trade deficit of 90068 Million KES in September of 2017. Balance of Trade in Kenya averaged -40365.97 Million KES from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -2175 Million KES in June of 1999 and a record low of -119463 Million KES in September of 2014.

Kenya Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-14 11:25 AM Balance of Trade KES -112.7B KES -91.4B
2017-10-11 03:00 PM Balance of Trade KES -102.6B KES -112.7B
2017-11-20 01:30 PM Balance of Trade KES -90.0B KES -102.6B KES -105B
2017-11-21 03:00 PM Balance of Trade KES -90.0B
2017-12-21 02:00 PM Balance of Trade


Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -90068.00 -102628.00 -2175.00 -119463.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 51111.00 41666.00 59405.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 141179.00 144295.00 165573.00 13453.00 million KES [+]
Current Account -5074.30 -4876.40 159.86 -5074.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.20 -6.70 2.20 -12.20 percent [+]
External Debt 2310.20 2309.78 2310.20 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Capital Flows -5514.50 -5677.40 2284.20 -6986.40 USD Million [+]
Remittances 176098.17 166412.00 176098.17 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 73.30 81.10 100.00 70.00 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 6.58 6.58 6.66 2.56 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 89782.00 105241.00 143556.00 36970.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 89928.00 43816.00 89928.00 871.00 KES Million [+]

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Kenya Balance of Trade

Agricultural products are central to Kenya's export industry with horticultural and tea being the most important. Other export items include textiles, coffee, tobacco, iron and steel products, petroleum products, cement. Kenya main exports partners are UK, Netherlands, Uganda, Tanzania, United States and Pakistan. Kenya imports mostly machinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics. Kenya main import partners are India, China, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United States and Japan. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-90068.00 -102628.00 -2175.00 -119463.00 1998 - 2017 Million KES Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17