Kenya Forecast: Current Account Balance

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

Kenya Current Account Balance is forecasted to be -5.649 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of -4.744 USD bn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Kenya Current Account Balance is projected to stand at -8.528 USD bn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

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Kenya Forecast: Current Account Balance

What is Kenya's Forecast: Current Account Balance in 2026?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-8.528 2026 -7.857 2025 -8.528 2026 1.058 1999 USD bn yearly 1980 - 2026

Forecast: Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn) 0.902 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (USD bn) -1.766 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (USD bn) -9.579 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (USD bn) -0.457 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn) -0.133 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Argentina (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (USD bn) -1.040 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Australia (USD bn) -24.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (USD bn) 13.339 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (USD bn) 0.172 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (USD bn) -1.097 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (USD bn) -2.363 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (USD bn) -0.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (USD bn) -1.290 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (USD bn) -3.140 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (USD bn) -0.158 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (USD bn) -1.025 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (USD bn) 0.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (USD bn) -2.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn) -0.977 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (USD bn) 0.073 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (USD bn) -36.361 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (USD bn) 1.242 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bulgaria (USD bn) 0.849 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (USD bn) -1.654 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (USD bn) -0.585 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (USD bn) -2.472 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cameroon (USD bn) -1.030 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (USD bn) -47.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (USD bn) -0.078 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (USD bn) -0.218 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (USD bn) -0.773 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (USD bn) -3.689 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Colombia (USD bn) -15.501 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (USD bn) -0.070 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (USD bn) -0.211 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (USD bn) -2.153 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (USD bn) 0.677 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (USD bn) -1.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (USD bn) 0.986 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (USD bn) 37.438 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (USD bn) 0.153 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (USD bn) -0.066 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Dominican Republic (USD bn) -3.253 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (USD bn) -1.503 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (USD bn) -2.205 2026 yearly 1987 - 2026
Eritrea (USD bn) 0.317 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (USD bn) -0.165 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (USD bn) 0.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (USD bn) -4.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (USD bn) -0.331 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (USD bn) 2.698 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (USD bn) -30.013 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (USD bn) 0.246 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (USD bn) -0.243 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (USD bn) -1.394 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (USD bn) 356.379 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (USD bn) -9.037 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (USD bn) -0.166 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Guatemala (USD bn) -0.674 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (USD bn) -2.333 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (USD bn) -0.087 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (USD bn) 1.409 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (USD bn) -0.119 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (USD bn) -1.262 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn) 18.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (USD bn) -0.562 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (USD bn) 0.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (USD bn) -114.386 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (USD bn) -25.931 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (USD bn) 10.294 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (USD bn) -5.736 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Ireland (USD bn) 37.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (USD bn) 16.387 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (USD bn) 80.592 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (USD bn) -0.523 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (USD bn) 212.048 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (USD bn) -1.553 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (USD bn) -7.090 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (USD bn) 0.034 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (USD bn) 94.884 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (USD bn) -0.597 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (USD bn) -0.327 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (USD bn) -1.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (USD bn) -0.858 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (USD bn) -2.733 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (USD bn) -0.084 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (USD bn) -0.984 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (USD bn) 0.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (USD bn) -0.470 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 11,007.164 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 67,022.1 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 4,370.210 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 13,701.000 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 3,864.880 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 2,032,410.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 330,640.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 1,383,890.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 180,650.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 399,470.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 1,420,570.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 1,188,170.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.682 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -954.1 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Apr 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 545.3 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 36.2 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Apr 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,646.293 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 108,937.892 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 14,192.592 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,499.3 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 35.1 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Apr 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 377,933.100 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 101,492.944 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.843 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 49.809 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 11.069 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 336.717 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Imports (KES mn) 161,847.410 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 5,485.800 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports (KES mn) 58,861.730 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 107.510 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 2,399.730 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 11,619.830 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 11,575.750 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 4,398.260 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 7,472.480 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 3,098.560 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 4,757.710 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 3,020.250 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Imports Volume Index (2009=100) 107.100 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Exports Volume Index (2009=100) 110.800 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 203.9 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,332.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,267.135 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.4 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 13.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,253.625 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 34,424.3 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 2,611.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 2.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
KE: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 52,968.195 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Assets (USD mn) 16,942.231 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -36,025.964 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Balance of Payment: Current Account (USD mn) -415.000 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KES mn) 6,858.800 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
BoP: Reserves and Related Items: Reserve Assets (KES mn) -24,917.900 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 848.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account n.i.e (USD mn) -295.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 1,235.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 3,638.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 265.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 40.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn) -2,122.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 873.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 19.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 182.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 17.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payments (BoP) (USD mn) 1,023.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -25.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) -66.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 445.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account n.i.e (USD mn) -1,333.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 1,516.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 383.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 993.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (KES mn) 135,897.000 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 10.0 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,674.259 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 16,049.340 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 30,617.440 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 6.9 May 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,008.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2005 - Nov 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1.052 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1973 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,949.238 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.8 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 41,490.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 19.2 May 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - May 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 38,587.264 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 9.98 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 26.35 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,294,167.132 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KES mn) 4,039,609.050 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,726,767.726 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Gross Loans and Advances: Total NPLs and Advances (KES bn) 271.000 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019

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