Imports to Kenya rose 5.9 percent year-on-year to KES 159.41 billion in November 2019, amid higher purchases of machinery & transport equipment (29.6 percent); manufactured goods (3.4 percent); food & live animals (8.5 percent); animals and vegetable oils & fats (4.2 percent) and crude materials (15.2 percent). Still, decreases were recorded for mineral fuels, lubricants & related (-17.9 percent) and chemicals (-1.1 percent). Kenya Imports - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Imports in Kenya averaged 76694.34 million KES from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 168020 million KES in May of 2018 and a record low of 13453 million KES in January of 1999. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Central Bank of Kenya

Imports in Kenya is expected to be 127000.00 million KES by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Kenya to stand at 142000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kenya Imports is projected to trend around 144000.00 million KES in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Kenya Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
159414.30 159219.80 168020.00 13453.00 1998 - 2019 million KES Monthly

Kenya Imports
Kenya imports mostly machinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics. Kenya main import partners are India, China, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United States and Japan.

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