Kenya Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

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. Content for - Kenya Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -86484.00 -97026.00 -2175.00 -119463.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 41163.00 41157.00 48995.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 127647.00 138183.00 159936.00 13453.00 Million KES [+]
Current Account -401.38 -570.86 159.86 -754.55 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.20 -10.45 2.20 -12.20 percent [+]
External Debt 1163.35 1170.70 1170.70 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Remittances 123236.00 114642.00 130172.00 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows 106910000.00 1197350000.00 2239600000.00 -232920000.00 USD [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 81.10 78.70 100.00 70.00 Index points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 72147.00 58929.00 143556.00 36970.00 Persons [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.00 Dec/13 2.60 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.40 Dec/13 1.40 2.40 -1.50 percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/13 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 percent [+]
Germany 7.50 Dec/13 7.40 7.50 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.70 Dec/13 -4.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.00 Dec/13 -0.30 3.20 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.70 Dec/13 1.10 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.40 Dec/13 9.50 10.40 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 1.56 Dec/13 3.60 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/13 -1.20 1.50 -10.00 percent [+]
Switzerland 12.30 Dec/13 9.16 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]