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Kenya Trade Summary

2017

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR KENYA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Kenya 2017

Exports and imports of Kenya in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,747 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 16,690 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,306 products were exported to 173 countries and 3,939 products were imported from 171 countries.

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Kenya exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Kenya exports to Pakistan worth US$ 620 million, with a partner share of 10.78 percent.
  2. Kenya exports to Uganda worth US$ 598 million, with a partner share of 10.40 percent.
  3. Kenya exports to United States worth US$ 457 million, with a partner share of 7.96 percent.
  4. Kenya exports to Netherlands worth US$ 425 million, with a partner share of 7.39 percent.
  5. Kenya exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 373 million, with a partner share of 6.49 percent.

Top five countries from which Kenya imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Kenya imports from China worth US$ 3,778 million, with a partner share of 22.64 percent.
  2. Kenya imports from India worth US$ 1,648 million, with a partner share of 9.88 percent.
  3. Kenya imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 1,338 million, with a partner share of 8.02 percent.
  4. Kenya imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 1,109 million, with a partner share of 6.64 percent.
  5. Kenya imports from Japan worth US$ 790 million, with a partner share of 4.73 percent.

Kenya Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 1,405,505.38 million.
  2. Kenya exported Fresh cut flowers and buds , worth US$ 538,891.02 million.
  3. Kenya exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 348,998.11 million.
  4. Kenya exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 226,753.54 million.
  5. Kenya exported Titanium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 133,426.10 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$ 2,521,908.58 million.
  2. Kenya imported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 530,343.64 million.
  3. Kenya imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 410,137.30 million.
  4. Kenya imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 370,471.64 million.
  5. Kenya imported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth US$ 360,597.98 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Kenya in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Kenya in 2017 are below

  • Kenya GDP in current US dollar was 79,263 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,460.00 .
  • Kenya Trade balance: as % of GDP was -10.91.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -8,646.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 37.25 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 9.76 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Kenya in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.06.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.98.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Kenya Country Growth was -3.67 .