Kenya Current Account to GDP  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Kenya recorded a Current Account deficit of 5.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Kenya averaged -3.66 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 2.20 percent in 2002 and a record low of -12.20 percent in 2011.

Kenya Current Account to GDP
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Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -80647.00 -87055.00 -2175.00 -119463.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 48422.00 54052.00 59405.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 129069.00 141107.00 162942.00 13453.00 million KES [+]
Current Account -4896.10 -4660.30 159.86 -4896.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.20 -6.70 2.20 -12.20 percent [+]
External Debt 2159.07 1993.17 2159.07 0.00 KES Billion [+]
Capital Flows -5082.50 -5626.50 2239600000.00 -6334800000.00 USD [+]
Remittances 138604.00 147530.00 160941.00 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 89928.00 43816.00 89928.00 871.00 KES Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 73.30 81.10 100.00 70.00 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 6.58 6.66 6.66 2.56 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 77869.00 69214.00 143556.00 36970.00 [+]

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Kenya Current Account to GDP Notes

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Kenya Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kenya Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.20 -6.70 2.20 -12.20 1980 - 2016 percent Yearly



current account to gdp by Country

Last
Switzerland 11.50 Dec/15
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16
Germany 8.30 Dec/16
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16
Italy 2.60 Dec/16
Spain 2.20 Dec/16
China 1.80 Dec/16
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.90 Dec/16
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16
United States -2.60 Dec/16
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/15
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16