Kenya Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 6,751
No. Of products 3,278
No. Of partners 179
Imports (in US$ Mil) 19,594
No. Of products 4,099
No. Of partners 190

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration3.90
World Growth12.59
Country Growth1.18

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,999,169,558.69
Service exports (BoP, current US$)5,036,088,563.27
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)19.92
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)10.77

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Uganda832 12.32
Netherlands562 8.33
United States543 8.05
Pakistan485 7.18
United Kingdom451 6.67
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China4,026 20.55
India2,107 10.75
United Arab Emirates1,628 8.31
Saudi Arabia1,046 5.34
Japan892 4.55

Kenya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,407 20.84 1,178 6.01 3.18
Intermediate goods926 13.71 6,522 33.28 4.77
Consumer goods4,088 60.55 7,706 39.33 16.02
Capital goods330 4.89 4,178 21.32 5.05

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Black tea (fermented ...1,157,184.55
Fresh cut flowers an ...722,675.85
Petroleum oils, etc, ...273,891.41
Coffee, not roasted ...238,359.99
Titanium ores and co ...192,407.03
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,058,587.86
Crude palm oil918,574.03
Spelt, common wheat ...567,587.87
Other medicaments of ...550,411.98
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...428,080.89

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Kenya

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 14.12
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 9,083,037.65
Maximum Rate (%) 122.33
Weighted Average (%) 9.31
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 33.90

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)109,704
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)2,080.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-10,028.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-9.14

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