Kenya Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

2009 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Kenya Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 8.845 % in Sep 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 9.928 % for Jun 2020. Kenya Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 10.736 % from Dec 2009 to Sep 2020, with 44 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 14.599 % in Jun 2014 and a record low of 8.823 % in Mar 2020. Kenya Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: Middle East and Africa. CEIC calculates quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kenya provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Kenya average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

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Kenya Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8.845 Sep 2020 9.928 Jun 2020 8.823 Mar 2020 14.599 Jun 2014 % quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 28.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 34.531 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2020
Argentina (%) 9.053 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) 24.129 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 2.496 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 2.020 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 17.318 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (%) 9.329 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Belarus (%) 6.157 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 1.981 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) 9.249 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 39.235 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 31.181 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1994 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 22.915 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) 6.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (%) 42.381 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 8.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2021
Canada (%) 4.142 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 14.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
China (%) 8.900 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Colombia (%) 20.574 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 42.404 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.706 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 64.376 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Denmark (%) 17.714 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.134 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 8.778 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 6.987 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
European Union (%) 2.333 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Finland (%) 2.892 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
France (%) 1.955 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 25.136 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 0.954 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 1.876 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 139.343 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 20.270 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) 27.410 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
India (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Ireland (%) 1.202 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Israel (%) 44.674 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 2.390 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.006 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2018
Japan (%) 0.820 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Jordan (%) 27.878 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 6.637 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) 7.000 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (%) 10.639 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 18.499 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 4.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Latvia (%) 13.903 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (%) 96.393 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 7.802 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (%) 0.335 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 103.841 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (%) 33.540 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Malawi (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 5.245 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 62.219 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 17.123 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 31.595 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 30.488 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 43.431 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 25.982 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 23.994 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Myanmar (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Nepal (%) 3.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (%) 0.714 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (%) 4,941.703 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2005 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.374 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Norway (%) 18.021 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Oman (%) 22.701 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 14.439 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 16.784 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (%) 24.854 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 37.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 12.000 May 2021 monthly May 1986 - May 2021
Poland (%) 23.614 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 1.913 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Qatar (%) 25.787 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 15.781 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2021
Russia (%) 29.693 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 62.132 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 26.798 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 109.184 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 6.128 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.157 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 13.990 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 4.246 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 2.000 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Sudan (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Sweden (%) 7.656 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (%) 129.677 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Syria (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010

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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 (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 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 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: 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: 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: Chemicals (KES mn) 4,398.260 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 3,098.560 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 7,472.480 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: Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -36,025.964 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Assets (USD mn) 16,942.231 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Balance of Payment: Current Account (USD mn) -415.000 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Reserves and Related Items: Reserve Assets (KES mn) -24,917.900 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KES mn) 6,858.800 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
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
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: Current Account n.i.e (USD mn) -1,333.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
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
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: 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 (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
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,294,167.132 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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