Kenya recorded a trade deficit of 147848 Million KES in June of 2022. source: Central Bank of Kenya

Balance of Trade in Kenya averaged -52729.05 Million KES from 1998 until 2022, reaching an all time high of -2175.00 Million KES in June of 1999 and a record low of -169237.00 Million KES in December of 2021. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Balance of Trade in Kenya is expected to be -140200.00 Million KES by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kenya Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -138000.00 Million KES in 2023 and -121000.00 Million KES in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Kenya Balance of Trade

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-16 10:00 AM Jun KES -156B KES -126B KES -122B
2022-08-16 10:00 AM Apr KES -126B KES -136B KES -140B
2022-12-16 11:00 AM Jul KES -148B KES -130B

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade -147848.00 -156007.00 Million KES Jun 2022
Current Account -6020.60 -6250.20 USD Million Sep 2022
Current Account to GDP -5.40 -4.80 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Imports 227714.00 233438.00 million KES Jun 2022
Exports 79866.00 77431.00 Million KES Jun 2022
External Debt 4334.79 4327.93 KES Billion Sep 2022
Capital Flows -6672.80 -5775.10 USD Million Sep 2022
Remittances 317980.99 310507.04 USD Thousand Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 50801.00 45381.00 KES Million Dec 2021

Kenya Balance of Trade
Agricultural products are central to Kenya's export industry with horticultural and tea being the most important. Other export items include textiles, coffee, tobacco, iron and steel products, petroleum products, cement. Kenya main exports partners are UK, Netherlands, Uganda, Tanzania, United States and Pakistan. 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-147848.00 -156007.00 -2175.00 -169237.00 1998 - 2022 Million KES Monthly