Kenya Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,537
No. Of products 3,277
No. Of partners 169
Imports (in US$ Mil) 16,394
No. Of products 4,082
No. Of partners 170

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration3.41
World Growth1.01
Country Growth1.60

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.36
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)14.57

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Uganda659 11.90
United Kingdom436 7.88
Tanzania424 7.66
Netherlands378 6.83
United States347 6.27
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India2,998 18.29
China2,117 12.92
United Arab Emirates1,363 8.31
Japan972 5.93
South Africa821 5.01

Kenya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials740 13.37 1,112 6.79 4.70
Intermediate goods946 17.09 4,516 27.55 8.13
Consumer goods3,555 64.21 6,436 39.26 13.84
Capital goods219 3.95 4,163 25.39 5.09

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Black tea (fermented ...1,202,918.70
Fresh cut flowers an ...477,889.53
Petroleum oils, etc, ...203,664.79
Coffee, not roasted ...189,568.66
Other carbonates; pe ...104,464.48
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,231,649.42
Crude palm oil496,464.80
Petroleum oils and o ...476,504.03
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...322,962.93
Other medicaments of ...297,906.34

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Kenya

Tariffs 2013

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 11.72
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 6,019,930.29
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 9.64
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 40.09

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)70,529
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,380.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-6,199.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-8.79

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank80
Trading Across Borders Rank106

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.33
LPI Rank42