Kenya Foreign Direct Investment

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Kenya Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.3 USD bn in Dec 2019, compared with an increase of 1.6 USD bn in the previous year. Kenya Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 1.6 USD bn in Dec 2018 and a record low of 0.4 USD mn in Dec 1988. CEIC converts annual Foreign Direct Investment into USD. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency based on BPM6. The Central Bank of Kenya average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment prior to 2009 is based on BPM5 and prior to 1996 is sourced from World Bank.

In the latest reports of Kenya, Current Account recorded a deficit of 270.0 USD mn in Jun 2019. Kenya Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 203.9 USD mn in Dec 2019. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 2.3 USD bn in Dec 2019. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 24.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Kenya Foreign Direct Investment

What was Kenya's Foreign Direct Investment in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,332.4 2019 1,625.9 2018 0.4 1988 1,625.9 2018 USD mn yearly 1970 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 277.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Algeria (USD mn) 270.0 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 1,517.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 96.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,577.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2020
Austria (USD mn) -14,504.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -577.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 941.6 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) 540.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2020
Belarus (USD mn) -55.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,914.738 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 65,629.4 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 4,202.815 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 14,031.784 2025 yearly 1998 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 2,953.293 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 137,310.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 509,720.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 425,290.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 64,450.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 114,140.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Domestic (KES mn) 3,457,110.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: External (KES mn) 3,663,490.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020

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