Kenya Trade Balance

1992 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Kenya Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 840.9 USD mn in Feb 2021, compared with a deficit of 968.9 USD mn in the previous month. Kenya Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Oct 1992 to Feb 2021, with an averaged value of -364.7 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 615.3 USD mn in Feb 2021, an increase of 10.4 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 1.5 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 19.3 % year on year.

View Kenya's Trade Balance from Oct 1992 to Feb 2021 in the chart:

Kenya Trade Balance

What was Kenya's Trade Balance in Feb 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-840.9 Feb 2021 -968.9 Jan 2021 -1,344.8 Sep 2014 74.5 Oct 1992 USD mn monthly Oct 1992 - Feb 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -316.4 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 704.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -146.3 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Mar 2021
Australia (USD mn) 4,297.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) -383.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 341.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 327.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,317.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 99.1 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 10,349.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Apr 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -39.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -265.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -939.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Canada (USD mn) -907.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Chile (USD mn) 535.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
China (USD mn) 13,798.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -959.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Feb 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -693.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -671.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,289.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 716.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 343.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,340.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -88.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 26,255.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Finland (USD mn) -411.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -6,348.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -442.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 23,184.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,380.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,472.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 900.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -116.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
India (USD mn) -15,240.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,567.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Mar 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 7,517.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,934.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Italy (USD mn) 7,048.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 288.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Japan (USD mn) 2,739.8 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -911.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,520.5 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Feb 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -840.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Feb 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 388.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -381.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,291.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -175.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -59.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -110.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -682.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,265.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -274.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,910.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Malta (USD mn) -135.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -215.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -294.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 64.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -179.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -1,689.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,110.5 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Mar 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,222.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 23.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,551.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,989.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Oman (USD mn) 941.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,994.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -514.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 490.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Peru (USD mn) 749.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,293.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,069.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Feb 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -855.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,284.9 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Feb 2021
Russia (USD mn) 9,044.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -591.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 5,899.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 481.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 318.9 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,438.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -571.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 479.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,725.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021

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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) 8,208.661 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 66,751.3 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 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) 1,527,119.180 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 1,064,734.393 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 275,516.432 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 1,079,561.967 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 900,348.389 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 144,351.742 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 253,257.219 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 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) -840.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 615.3 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 10.4 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 10,237.938 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 83,805.428 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,955.749 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,456.2 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 19.3 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 378,578.511 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 110,764.379 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
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) 10.632 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 275.269 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Exports (KES mn) 67,491.530 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 8,790.050 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Imports (KES mn) 159,723.070 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 2,228.160 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 11,725.860 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 4,236.530 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 14,800.370 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 90.140 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 5,034.580 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 6,311.660 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 8,867.790 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 2,858.990 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Exports Volume Index (2009=100) 110.800 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Imports Volume Index (2009=100) 107.100 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: Equity Securities (USD mn) 13.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 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: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,253.625 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 34,679.1 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 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
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: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 383.000 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: Services: Credit (USD mn) 848.000 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: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 40.000 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: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 873.000 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: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 445.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 182.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 1,516.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 17.000 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: Capital Account: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account n.i.e (USD mn) -295.000 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: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 265.000 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: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net (USD mn) 0.000 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: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 3,638.000 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) 15,582.895 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 29,387.938 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.0 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 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) 1.013 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1973 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.8 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 36,163.389 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 38,864.9 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.2 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 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) 3,992,885.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,236,908.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,716,364.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Gross Loans and Advances: Total NPLs and Advances (KES bn) 271.000 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019

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