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

Kenya recorded a Current Account deficit of 7.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Kenya averaged -3.45 percent from 1980 until 2014, 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.

Kenya Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.50 -2.90 2.20 -12.20 1980 - 2014 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 Friday, August 28, 2015.


Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -80638.12 -98073.00 -2175.00 -119463.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 47529.52 45966.00 48995.00 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 128167.64 144039.00 159936.00 13453.00 Million KES [+]
Current Account -479.68 -281.84 159.86 -754.55 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.50 -2.90 2.20 -12.20 percent [+]
External Debt 1381.16 1326.84 1381.16 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Remittances 135963.00 129101.00 135963.00 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows 265800000.00 268580000.00 2239600000.00 -232920000.00 USD [+]
Gold Reserves 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 89928.00 43816.00 89928.00 871.00 KES Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 73.30 81.10 100.00 70.00 Index points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 63085.00 53275.00 143556.00 36970.00 [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.80 Dec/14 -3.30 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -2.10 Dec/14 -2.90 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 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 [+]