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Kenya Balance of Trade


Kalender GMT Faktiske Forrige Snittforvetning
2019-10-07 01:50 PM Jul KES -103.4B KES -93.5B
2019-11-28 11:40 AM Sep KES -78.6B KES -83.2B
2019-12-20 01:00 PM Oct KES -108B KES -78.6B
2020-01-20 10:00 AM Nov KES -108B KES -108B
2020-02-28 09:15 AM Dec KES -108B


News Stream
2019-11-28
Kenya Posts Smallest Trade Gap in 6 Months
Kenya's trade deficit shrank to KES 78.6 billion in September 2019 from KES 83 billion in the same month a year ago. This was the smallest monthly trade gap since March, as imports fell 3.8 percent to KES 124.9 billion, pushed down by machinery & transport equipment (-9.1%); manufactured goods (-12.4%) and chemicals (-29.8%). In contrast, purchases grew mostly for food & live animals (38.4%) and mineral fuels, lubricants (24.8%). Among main trade partners, imports went down from India (-48.5%) and Japan (-41.3%), while advanced from the UAE (17%); Saudi Arabia (121.5%) and South Africa (20.8%). Meantime, exports decreased at a softer 0.9 percent to KES 46.3 billion, the least in 6 months, on lower shipments of tea (-18.8%); horticultural products (-14.5%) and chemicals (-5.4%). Among main trade partners, exports fell to Pakistan (-27.8%); the Netherlands (-19.2%) and the UK (-13%), but rose to Uganda (14.8%) and the US (27.2%).

2019-10-07
Kenya Posts Smallest Trade Gap in 5 Months
Kenya's trade deficit decreased to KES 23.2 billion in August 2019 from KES 98.3 billion in the same month of the previous year. This is the smallest monthly trade deficit since March, as imports tumbled 11.4 percent to KES 132.8 billion, mainly dragged down by machinery & transport equipment (-14.1 percent); manufactured goods (-9.6 percent); mineral fuels, lubricants (-35.4 percent) and chemicals (-8.9 percent). In contrast, purchases increased for food & live animals (25.3 percent) and crude materials inedible except fuels (4.7 percent). Meantime, exports fell at a softer 2.7 percent to KES 49.6 billion, amid lower shipments of tea (-4.7 percent); chemicals (-12.7 percent); coffee (-5 percent) and fish (-16.1 percent). Conversely, overseas sales grew considerably for petroleum (641.5 percent) and horticultural products (14 percent).

2019-08-14
Kenya Trade Gap Widens Slightly in June
Kenya's trade deficit rose to KES 93.5 billion in June 2019 from KES 89.6 billion in the same month a year ago. Exports fell 3.4 percent to KES 51.1 billion, as shipments declined markedly for tea (-42.6 percent) and coffee (-26.2 percent) while surged for vegetables (33.9 percent). The country's farmers have been struggling with prolonged drought and erratic weather. In contrast, imports advanced 1.5 percent to KES 144.6 billion, boosted by mineral fuels & lubricants (11.6 percent); machinery & transport equipment (4.7 percent); manufactured goods (1.4 percent); chemicals (7.3 percent); crude materials, except fuels (38.3 percent) and beverages & tobacco (30.8 percent).

2019-07-18
Kenya Trade Gap Shrinks in May
Kenya’s trade deficit narrowed to KES 108.4 billion in May of 2019 from KES 112.7 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports slumped 16 percent to KES 0.464 billion and imports fell 7.8 percent to KES 154.9 billion.

2019-06-25
Kenya Trade Gap Widens in April
Kenya's trade deficit rose to KES 101.6 billion in April 2019 from KES 100 billion in the same month a year ago. Exports advanced only 0.5 percent to KES 43.4 million, as higher sales of chemicals (6.4 percent), fish (54.9 percent) and petroleum (87 percent) were offset by declines in those of vegetables (-0.2 percent); tea (-12.2 percent); coffee (-13.4 percent) and cement (-83.5 percent). The country's overall crop output has been hit by prolonged drought conditions, causing substantial delays in planting operations. Imports increased 0.2 percent to KES 150.4 billion, boosted by food & live animals (9.3 percent); mineral fuels (18.2 percent); crude materials (38 percent) and beverages & tobacco (18.3 percent). In contrast, purchases fell for chemicals (-14.2 percent); machinery & transport equipment (-9.9 percent) and manufactured goods (-0.4 percent).

2019-06-14
Kenya Trade Gap Narrows in March
Kenya's trade deficit shrank to KES 72.2 billion in March 2019 from KES 101 billion in the same month a year ago. Exports rose 3.3% to KES 52.7 million, amid higher sales of coffee (0.9%); cut-flowers (5%) and machinery & equipment (151.9%). In contrast, those of tea (-5.4%); fruits (-15.4%); vegetables (-12.9%); fuels & lubricants (-39%); industrial supplies (-1.9%) declined. Shipments went up mostly to the US (8%); the UK (13.5%); Tanzania (9.5%) and Egypt (46.8%). Imports tumbled 17.8 percent to KES 124.9 billion, on lower purchases of industrial supplies (-11.5%); fuels & lubricants (-29.1%); machinery and equipment (-2.5%); food & beverages (-8.8%) and transport equipment (-30%). Imports fell mostly from the UAE (-64.7%); China (-49%); South Africa (-12.8%) and India (-4.5%).

Kenya Handel Siste Forrige Høyeste Laveste Enhet
Handelsbalanse -107479.10 -108125.70 -2175.00 -119463.00 Kes Million [+]
Nåværende situasjon -3754.60 -3703.60 159.86 -5930.00 Usd Million [+]
Nåværende situasjon mot BNP -5.20 -5.90 2.20 -12.20 Prosent [+]
Import 159414.30 159219.80 168020.00 13453.00 Kes Million [+]
Eksport 51935.20 51094.10 59405.00 9007.00 Kes Million [+]
Utenlandsgjeld 3111.77 3133.54 3160.06 361.73 Kes - Milliarder [+]
Kapitalstrømmer -7041.30 -9259.60 2284.20 -9259.60 Usd Million [+]
Pengeoverføringer 218844.75 224297.19 295316.98 25154.00 Usd-Tusen [+]
Gullreserver 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 Tonn [+]
Kjøpsbetingelser 68.00 75.50 100.00 68.00 Poeng [+]
Terrorisme - Hovedsiden 5.76 6.11 6.66 2.56 [+]
Turistankomster 132019.00 121070.00 158514.00 36970.00 [+]
Utenlandske Direkte Investeringer 164708.40 131885.50 164708.40 871.00 Kes Million [+]
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