Kenya Trade Balance

1992 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Kenya Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 847.6 USD mn in Oct 2020, compared with a deficit of 802.4 USD mn in the previous month. Kenya Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Oct 1992 to Oct 2020, with an averaged value of -351.5 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 74.5 USD mn in Oct 1992 and a record low of -1.3 USD bn in Sep 2014. CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. The Central Bank of Kenya provides Trade Balance in local currency. The Central Bank of Kenya average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Trade Balance prior to Aug 1998 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Kenya Total Exports reached 489.3 USD mn in Oct 2020, an increase of 4.0 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 1.3 USD bn in Oct 2020, a decrease of 8.8 % year on year.

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Kenya Trade Balance

What was Kenya's Trade Balance in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-847.6 Oct 2020 -802.4 Sep 2020 -1,344.8 Sep 2014 74.5 Oct 1992 USD mn monthly Oct 1992 - Oct 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -270.2 Nov 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Nov 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 710.9 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 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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