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Kenya Trade Summary

2018

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR KENYA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Kenya 2018

Exports and imports of Kenya in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 6,050 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 17,377 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,256 products were exported to 176 countries and 4,002 products were imported from 171 countries.

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Kenya exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Kenya exports to Uganda worth US$ 611 million, with a partner share of 10.10 percent.
  2. Kenya exports to Pakistan worth US$ 586 million, with a partner share of 9.69 percent.
  3. Kenya exports to United States worth US$ 467 million, with a partner share of 7.72 percent.
  4. Kenya exports to Netherlands worth US$ 458 million, with a partner share of 7.56 percent.
  5. Kenya exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 397 million, with a partner share of 6.56 percent.

Top five countries from which Kenya imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Kenya imports from China worth US$ 3,661 million, with a partner share of 21.07 percent.
  2. Kenya imports from India worth US$ 1,829 million, with a partner share of 10.53 percent.
  3. Kenya imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 1,705 million, with a partner share of 9.81 percent.
  4. Kenya imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 1,455 million, with a partner share of 8.38 percent.
  5. Kenya imports from Japan worth US$ 986 million, with a partner share of 5.67 percent.

Kenya Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Kenya along with trade value are:

  1. Kenya exported Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, , worth US$ 1,355,994.21 million.
  2. Kenya exported Fresh cut flowers and buds , worth US$ 572,945.58 million.
  3. Kenya exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 379,949.87 million.
  4. Kenya exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 227,917.40 million.
  5. Kenya exported Titanium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 151,664.89 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Kenya along with trade value are

  1. Kenya imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 3,088,712.83 million.
  2. Kenya imported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 431,133.40 million.
  3. Kenya imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 423,518.86 million.
  4. Kenya imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 391,235.77 million.
  5. Kenya imported Flat rlld prod, i/nas, in coil, hr,=>600mm w, l , worth US$ 381,296.90 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Kenya in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.56 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 10.07 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,402,991.70 and duty free tariff line items share was 36.51 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Kenya in 2018 are below

  • Kenya GDP in current US dollar was 87,908 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,620.00 .
  • Kenya Trade balance: as % of GDP was -9.83.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -8,641.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 36.18 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was not available .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Kenya in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.05.
  • Index of export market penetration was 3.23.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Kenya Country Growth was 5.46 .