Kenya | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Bond 10y 11.44 11.44 11.47 Percent 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
Stock Market 4906.96 4945.78 2998.14 Index points 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
Currency 86.95 86.30 76.60 2014-04-17 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP per capita 592.92 584.04 482.40 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1517.33 1494.59 1355.15 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP 37.23 33.62 10.02 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 423209.00 416663.00 321301.20 KES Million 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 1.60 0.80 1.16 Percent 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.40 4.30 4.80 Percent 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 171213.60 165761.40 83589.14 KES Million 2012-06-30 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 43.18 42.03 22.10 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 40.00 12.70 22.43 Percent 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 145.95 145.40 121.66 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 6.27 6.86 11.38 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8483.20 7927.00 3089.28 USD Million 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 8.50 8.50 14.69 Percent 2014-03-04 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 799.80 788.30 335.00 KES Billion 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 1655.48 1632.85 689.96 KES Billion 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 1982595.00 1957492.00 156408.48 KES Billion 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account to GDP -8.09 -10.50 -3.49 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Balance of Trade -87053.00 -78674.00 -30011.27 Million KES 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account -317.82 -190.21 -182.38 USD Million 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Capital Flows 437950000.00 265860000.00 184200891.72 USD 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 43062.50 40308.00 23997.81 Million KES 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 922.37 912.23 510.88 KES Billion 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Imports 130116.50 118982.00 54008.02 Million KES 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Remittances 113216.00 113420.00 57638.82 USD Thousand 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 46.50 48.90 51.36 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -6.60 -4.98 -2.58 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value -105.24 -100.10 -29.58 KES Billion 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 574.21 403.10 259.39 KES Billion 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Credit Rating 21.50 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bank Lending Rate 17.03 16.99 16.98 Percent 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 1985070.00 1850700.00 412977.23 KES Million 2010-06-30 Yearly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30.00 30.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30.00 30.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 16.00 16.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Kenyan Trade Deficit Widens to Second Highest in Nearly 2-1/2 Years  
Trade deficit in Kenya increased in January of 2014 to KES 87.1 billion from KES 83.7 billion a year earlier and KES 78.7 billion in December of 2013.
Kenya Inflation Rate Edges Down to 6.27% in March  
Kenyan annual inflation rate decelerated for the second consecutive month to 6.27 percent, from 6.86 percent recorded in February of 2014, as food, electricity and gas prices slowed.
Kenya Monetary Policy Unchanged in March  
Kenyan Monetary Policy Committee decided to hold the central bank rate at 8.50 percent on March 4th, as overall inflation continued to decline in February and remained within the target range, while exchange rate stability was maintained.
Kenya Inflation Rate Falls to 6.86% in February  
Kenyan annual inflation rate decreased to 6.86 percent in February, slowing from 7.21 percent in the previous month, as Food and Transport prices rose at a slower pace.
Kenya Trade Deficit Widens in December  
In the last month of 2013, Kenya’s trade deficit increased to KES 78.67 billion, from KES 71.7 billion in the previous month and KES 76.9 billion a year earlier.
Kenya Trade Deficit Narrows in November  
In November of 2013, Kenyan trade deficit decreased to KES 71.73 billion, down from KES 92.9 billion in the previous month and KES 83.8 billion in the same month last year, boosted by higher tea sales.
Kenya Inflation Rate Rises to 7.2% in January  
In January of 2014, Kenyan annual inflation rate increased to 7.2 percent, slightly up from 7.15 percent registered in December of 2013.
Kenya Leaves Rate on Hold at 8.5%  
At is January 14th meeting, Central Bank of Kenya decided to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 8.5 percent, as the current monetary policy stance is considered to deliver the desired objective of price stability. The Committee also said there was room for commercial banks to reduce the lending rates.
Kenya GDP Expands 4.4% YoY in Q3  
In the third quarter of 2013, Kenyan economy advanced 4.4 percent over the previous year, slightly up from 4.3 percent in the June quarter, but down from 4.5 percent a year ago, mainly due to a slowdown in the agriculture and forestry sector.
Kenyan Trade Deficit Rises in September Over a Year Earlier  
In September of 2013, Kenyan trade deficit widened 8.2 percent over a year earlier to 71 billion KES, as lower prices of tea and coffee heat exports. On a monthly basis, the trade deficit decreased 9.9 percent, due to a fall in imports.
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Chile Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
At its April 17th, 2014 meeting, Central Bank of Chile left the benchmark interest rate on hold at 4 percent, following last month's cut, citing low output and demand, but hinted possible future rate cuts, depending on domestic and external conditions.
Russia Unemployment Drops in March  
Russian jobless rate fell for the first time in four months to 5.4 percent, after remaining stable at 5.6 percent in the previous two months.
Canada Inflation Rises Above Forecasts in March  
The annual consumer prices in Canada accelerated to 1.5 percent in March of 2014 following a 1.1 increase in the previous month, as energy prices surged.
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly  
In the week ending April 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 304,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 300,000 to 302,000. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.
Brazil Unemployment Rate Down to 5%  
In March of 2014, Brazil’s jobless rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 5 percent, below market forecasts. A year earlier, unemployment reached 5.7 percent.
Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls for the First Time in 2014  
In March of 2014, Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 8.7 percent from 8.8 percent in the previous month and 8.1 percent a year earlier, as more people left permanently the labor market rather than found jobs.
Singaporean Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in March  
The trade surplus decreased 51.1 percent in March of 2014 over a year earlier and 47.2 percent from February to SGD 2.3 billion. Imports rose at a faster pace than exports, as sales of pharmaceuticals and electronics fell, while shipments of petrochemicals and re-exports contributed to overall increase.
Mozambique Leaves Lending Rate Steady at 8.25%  
At its April 16th, 2014 meeting, Bank of Mozambique left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8.25 percent for the sixth consecutive meeting, saying this was consistent with meeting domestic economic targets for 2014.
Spanish Trade Deficit Narrows to 4-Month Low  
In February of 2014, Spanish trade gap decreased to € 1.62 billion, down from € 2.82 billion in the previous month. Compared with the same month a year earlier, the trade deficit widened 37 percent.
Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
The annual consumer prices in Angola decelerated for the second consecutive month to 7.32 percent in March of 2014, from 7.48 percent recorded in February of 2014.
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