Kenya Current Account to GDP

Kenya recorded a Current Account deficit of 8.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Kenya averaged -3.49 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 2.20 Percent in 2002 and a record low of -12.20 Percent in 2011. Current Account to GDP in Kenya is reported by the Central Bank of Kenya.

   
 
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Kenya Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8.20 -10.45 2.20 -12.20 1980 - 2013 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Kenya Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -102611.62 -90289.20 -2175.00 -102611.62 Million KES [+]
Exports 47866.02 48995.41 48995.41 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 150478.00 139284.61 150478.00 13453.00 Million KES [+]
Current Account -317.82 -190.21 159.86 -652.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.20 -10.45 2.20 -12.20 Percent [+]
External Debt 922.37 912.23 922.37 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Remittances 119657.00 113409.00 119657.00 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows 437950000.00 265860000.00 924290000.00 -232920000.00 USD [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]





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