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Kenya Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Kenya Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -4.8 % 2020
Current Account -5067 USD Million | -5.067 B USD Apr/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Kenya - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Kenya Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Kenya decreased to 4.8 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 2.2 % and deficit was -12.2 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-4.8 2020 28.03.2021
-4.6 2019 27.01.2020
-5.2 2018 12.02.2019
-5.9 2017 12.03.2018
-5.2 2016 11.08.2017
-6.7 2015 31.12.2015
-10.4 2014 31.12.2014
-2.9 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in Kenya by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Uhuru Kenyatta 09.04.2013 - -5.2000 -5.9000 -5.2000 -5.9000 13.46%
Daniel Toroitich 22.08.1978 - 30.12.2002 -10.7000 -0.2000 2.1000 -10.7000 -98.13%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Kenya - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Kenya Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Kenya decreased to 5067 USD Million (5.067 B USD) in April 2021. The maximum value was 160 USD Million and minimum was -5930 USD Million.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
-5067 Apr/21 17.07.2021
-4995 Mar/21 22.05.2021
-4441 Jan/21 27.03.2021
-4744 Dec/20 16.02.2021
-4906 Nov/20 30.01.2021
-4820 Oct/20 26.12.2020
-5067 Jun/20 14.11.2020
-4946 May/20 26.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Current Account in Kenya by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Uhuru Kenyatta 09.04.2013 - -4553.8000 -4908.0000 -4553.8000 -5193.3000 7.78%
Daniel Toroitich 22.08.1978 - 30.12.2002 -226.0000 -466.0000 -106.0000 -652.0000 106.19%

Other trade indicators in Kenya

Index Updated Actual Previous
Current Account to GDP 2020 -4.8 % -4.6
Balance of Trade Apr/21 -0.954 B USD -1.101
Capital Flows Apr/21 -3.65 B USD -2.805
Exports Apr/21 0.545 B USD 0.632
Foreign Exchange Reserves Apr/21 12.904 B USD 12.85
Terms of Trade  2019 68 in. pt. 68
Tourist Arrivals Jan/21 0.047 Million Persons 0.047

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2020 -3.1 % -3.6
Kenya 2020 -4.8 % -4.6
Madagascar 2020 -3.5 % -2.9
Zimbabwe 2020 -1.9 % 1.1
Tanzania 2019 -2.1 % -3.3
Togo 2020 -3.2 % -2.2
Tunisia 2020 -6.9 % -8.5
Nigeria 2020 -4.2 % -3.3
Sudan 2020 -12.6 % -15.1
Morocco 2020 -1.5 % -4.6
Senegal 2020 -10.3 % -7.9
Seychelles 2020 -27.4 % -16.5
South Africa 2020 2.2 % -3
Uganda 2019 -6.4 % -8.1
Rwanda 2019 -8.7 % -7.8
Liberia 2020 -17.8 % -21.4
Zambia 2019 1 % -1.3
Mozambique 2020 -30.8 % -19.9
Namibia 2020 1.9 % -1.7
Ghana 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Swaziland 2020 7 % 4.3
Libya 2019 9.3 % 10.8
Algeria 2020 -10.8 % -10
Angola 2020 1.5 % 6.1
Benin 2020 -5.5 % -4
Botswana 2020 -11.2 % -7.6
Burkina Faso 2020 1.2 % -3.4
Burundi 2020 -19.1 % -17.8
Central African Republic 2020 -5.7 % -5
Chad 2020 -13.3 % -4.9
Comoros 2020 -3.3 % -3.2
Republic of the Congo 2019 8.2 % 6.7
Djibouti 2020 2.9 % 13
Equatorial Guinea 2020 -8.4 % -5.6
Eritrea 2020 10.1 % 12.1
Ethiopia 2020 -4.4 % -5.3
Gabon 2020 -9.5 % -0.3
Gambia 2020 -8.6 % -5.3
Guatemala 2020 5.5 % 2.3
Guinea 2020 -13.3 % -11.7
Guinea Bissau 2020 -8.6 % -8.9
Lesotho 2020 -2.7 % -4.1
Malawi 2020 -12.1 % -15.1
Mali 2020 -1.7 % -4.2
Mauritania 2020 -7 % -10.5
Niger 2020 -12 % -12.5
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2020 -15.6 % -13.5