This page displays a table with Kenya Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Kenya Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $3.51B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $1.60B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $1.37B 2021
Iron and steel $1.28B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $1.19B 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $1.06B 2021
Cereals $1.04B 2021
Plastics $982.26M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $776.76M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $474.87M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $415.83M 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $375.98M 2021
Fertilizers $355.45M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $318.93M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $287.64M 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $271.11M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $262.10M 2021
Rubbers $249.46M 2021
Organic chemicals $217.47M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $203.55M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $188.54M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $164.10M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $163.70M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $151.97M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $122.90M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $121.21M 2021
Aluminum $119.70M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $119.19M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $116.40M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $113.54M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $108.93M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $102.24M 2021
Ceramic products $101.79M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $99.22M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $94.30M 2021
Manmade filaments $88.12M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $84.35M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $82.04M 2021
Cotton $80.41M 2021
Glass and glassware $78.54M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $69.65M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $59.31M 2021
Copper $56.22M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $54.38M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $54.25M 2021
Zinc $42.49M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $42.27M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $41.02M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $39.42M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $39.25M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $39.01M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $37.68M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $36.02M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $31.65M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $30.19M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $28.89M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $27.97M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $27.08M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $26.77M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $23.02M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $22.61M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $22.08M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $21.26M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $18.85M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $18.38M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $14.80M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $14.27M 2021
Live animals $14.09M 2021
Ores slag and ash $13.19M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $11.27M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $9.41M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $8.35M 2021
Headgear and $7.50M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $6.36M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $5.79M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $5.73M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $4.25M 2021
Lead $2.77M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $2.69M 2021
Clocks and watches $2.56M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $2.37M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $2.28M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $2.23M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $2.03M 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $1.91M 2021
Products of animal origin $1.34M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $845.41K 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $831.33K 2021
Tin $818.56K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $639.91K 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $502.81K 2021
Nickel $428.96K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $346.12K 2021
Cork and articles of cork $139.64K 2021
Silk $129.27K 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $9.23K 2021




Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -133864.00 -168883.00 -2175.00 -168883.00 Million KES [+]
Current Account -5911.30 -6239.30 159.86 -6239.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.40 -4.80 2.20 -12.20 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 194273.00 235233.00 235233.00 13453.00 million KES [+]
Exports 60408.00 66351.00 68245.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
External Debt 4174.37 4109.28 4174.37 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Capital Flows -6754.70 -6555.70 2284.20 -6986.40 USD Million [+]
Remittances 363581.66 321531.78 363581.66 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 55787.00 99690.00 155434.00 871.00 KES Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 76.30 68.00 100.00 68.00 points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.64 5.76 6.66 2.56 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 90504.00 76706.00 158949.00 9.00 [+]