Kenya Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 6,023
No. Of products 3,232
No. Of partners 182
Imports (in US$ Mil) 15,405
No. Of products 4,092
No. Of partners 187

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.06
Index of export market penetration3.41
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-3.94

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)20.16
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)11.26

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Uganda674 11.18
Pakistan514 8.53
United Kingdom469 7.79
United States464 7.70
Netherlands458 7.60
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China3,394 22.03
India1,771 11.50
United Arab Emirates867 5.63
Japan823 5.34
Saudi Arabia648 4.21

Kenya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,193 19.80 907 5.89 7.95
Intermediate goods719 11.94 5,149 33.42 4.70
Consumer goods3,896 64.68 5,837 37.89 15.65
Capital goods213 3.54 3,472 22.54 4.76

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Black tea (fermented ...1,199,310.91
Fresh cut flowers an ...570,108.59
Petroleum oils, etc, ...402,021.60
Coffee, not roasted ...208,831.32
Titanium ores and co ...156,804.85
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,889,264.70
Crude palm oil772,519.33
Other medicaments of ...477,251.31
Spelt, common wheat ...458,150.59
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...299,064.60

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Kenya

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 13.69
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 7,350,412.76
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 9.32
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 34.42

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (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)

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

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)98,843
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,760.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-8,793.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-8.90

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