Kenya is the 101st largest export economy in the world and the 89th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Kenya exported $6.17B and imported $17.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $11B. In 2017 the GDP of Kenya was $79.3B and its GDP per capita was $3.29k.

Capital City: Nairobi

Currency: Kenyan shilling

Official language: English and Swahili

Population: 49,364,325 (2019)

Natural resources: Tea, coffee, corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables, dairy products, beef, pork, poultry, eggs

Total imports: 15,83 B

Top import Commodities: Machinery, mechanical appliances, 1.7 B; Electrical machinery, 1.3 B; Vehicles other than railway, 1.2 B; Iron and steel, 885 M; Mineral fuels, 847 B; Cereals, 834 M and plastic and thereof, 706 M.

Top import Partners: China, 3,7 B; India, 1,6 B; United Arab Emirates, 1,3 B; Saudi Arabia, 1,1 B; Japan, 789 M; South Africa, 598 M; United States of America, 556 M; Indonesia, 549 M; Germany, 415 M; Uganda, 406 M; Russia, 350 M; and Egypt, 342 M.

Total exports: 5,07 B

Top export Commodities: Coffee, tea, and spices; Live trees and other plants; Edible vegetables; Articles of apparel and clothing accessories; Edible fruit and nuts; Ores, slag and ash; Articles of apparel and clothing accessories and Preparations of vegetables

Top export Partners: Pakistan, 619 M; Uganda, 597 M; United States of America, 457 M; Netherlands, 424 M; United Kingdom, 372 M; Tanzania, 275 M; United Arab Emirates, 255 M and Somalia, 190 M

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