Kenya Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,747
No. Of products 3,306
No. Of partners 173
Imports (in US$ Mil) 16,690
No. Of products 3,939
No. Of partners 171

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.06
Index of export market penetration2.98
World Growth1.50
Country Growth-3.67

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,091,958,193.70
Service exports (BoP, current US$)4,647,692,401.86
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)24.08
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)13.17

Kenya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Pakistan620 10.78
Uganda598 10.40
United States457 7.96
Netherlands425 7.39
United Kingdom373 6.49
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China3,778 22.64
India1,648 9.88
United Arab Emirates1,338 8.02
Saudi Arabia1,109 6.64
Japan790 4.73

Kenya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,094 19.04 1,198 7.18 4.70
Intermediate goods595 10.35 4,748 28.45 8.13
Consumer goods3,847 66.94 6,385 38.25 13.84
Capital goods198 3.45 4,234 25.37 5.09

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Black tea (fermented ...1,405,505.38
Fresh cut flowers an ...538,891.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...348,998.11
Coffee, not roasted ...226,753.54
Titanium ores and co ...133,426.10
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,521,908.58
Crude palm oil530,343.64
Spelt, common wheat ...410,137.30
Other medicaments of ...370,471.64
Raw cane sugar, in s ...360,597.98

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)79,263
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,460.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-8,646.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-10.91

Doing Business

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

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2017 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.33
LPI Rank42