Kenya Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | 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.

   
 
 

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 Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Kenya Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -100001.00 -105738.00 -2175.00 -105738.00 Million KES [+]
Exports 43962.00 43001.00 48995.41 9007.00 Million KES [+]
Imports 143962.00 148740.00 150478.00 13453.00 Million KES [+]
Current Account -551.97 -428.83 159.86 -652.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.20 -10.45 2.20 -12.20 Percent [+]
External Debt 1089.66 1085.93 1089.66 361.73 KES Billion [+]
Remittances 128826.00 117101.00 128826.00 25154.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows 291540000.00 537770000.00 924290000.00 -232920000.00 USD [+]
Gold Reserves 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.00 Tonnes [+]