Kenya Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Kenya

2019

Overall Exports and Imports

Exports
Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,836
No. Of products 3,242
No. Of partners 179
Imports
Imports (in US$ Mil) 17,210
No. Of products 4,015
No. Of partners 177

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration3.18
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth-6.97

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,854,789,280.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)5,619,855,539.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)21.37
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)12.03

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Uganda624 10.69
United States509 8.71
Netherlands470 8.06
Pakistan443 7.60
United Kingdom392 6.71
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China3,590 20.86
India1,706 9.91
United Arab Emirates1,633 9.49
Saudi Arabia1,247 7.25
Japan947 5.50

Kenya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,144 19.60 1,027 5.97 9.42
Intermediate goods642 11.00 4,766 27.69 6.06
Consumer goods3,702 63.43 7,135 41.46 16.75
Capital goods319 5.47 3,991 23.19 5.39

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports
Black tea (fermented ...1,099,540.24
Fresh cut flowers an ...582,777.54
Petroleum oils, etc, ...440,945.91
Coffee, not roasted ...198,947.12
Titanium ores and co ...135,846.79
Imports
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,014,740.29
Spelt, common wheat ...501,970.47
Crude palm oil476,680.35
Other medicaments of ...409,579.26
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...343,457.56

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Kenya

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 13.08
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,768,763.50
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 11.48
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 36.07

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

OTRI »
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.13
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.12

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

SPRD »
Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All29.50

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

TTDB »
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2019 WDI »
Population51,393,010
GDP (current US$ Mil)95,503
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,750.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-8,918.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-9.34

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank56
Trading Across Borders Rank117

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.33
LPI Rank42