Kenya recorded a Current Account deficit of 4741.30 USD Million in July of 2018. Current Account in Kenya averaged -550.35 USD Million from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 159.86 USD Million in February of 2006 and a record low of -5193.30 USD Million in October of 2017.

Current Account in Kenya is expected to be -4655.04 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Kenya to stand at -4632.99 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kenya Current Account is projected to trend around -4629.50 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -83037.10 -98835.30 -2175.00 -119463.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 46759.00 50986.90 59405.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 129796.10 149822.20 168020.00 13453.00 million KES [+]
Current Account -4741.30 -4512.30 159.86 -5193.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.90 -5.20 2.20 -12.20 percent [+]
External Debt 2560.20 2573.13 2573.13 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Capital Flows -4817.90 -4296.80 2284.20 -7053.50 USD Million [+]
Remittances 266186.58 253734.04 266186.58 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 1.76 1.76 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 75.00 78.50 100.00 70.00 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 6.17 6.58 6.66 2.56 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 114989.00 126797.00 143556.00 36970.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 89928.00 43816.00 89928.00 871.00 KES Million [+]

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Kenya Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4741.30 -4512.30 159.86 -5193.30 1994 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil 31.80 Sep/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 160.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 24.07 Sep/18
France -1918.00 Sep/18
Germany 21141.17 Sep/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 3154.00 Sep/18
Japan 1821.60 Sep/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 10831.40 Sep/18
Spain 1830.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 1830.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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