Kenya: Current account, in dollars

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 Kenya

Current account balance, billion USD

 Latest value -5.77
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1975 - 2022
 Average -1.76
 Min - Max -6.38 - 0.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Kenya from 1975 to 2022. The average value for Kenya during that period was -1.76 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -6.38 billion U.S. dollars in 2014 and a maximum of 0.13 billion U.S. dollars in 2003. The latest value from 2022 is -5.77 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 153 countries is 1.92 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Kenya - Current account, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Kenya - Current account, in dollars - historical chart - 1975-2022




Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 92.16 2021 percent
 Trade openness 33.73 2022 percent
 Financial openness 1.034 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 12.22 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 13.85 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 10.66 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 21.51 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 24.40 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 0.35 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.39 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -207.16 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -6.00 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -5.77 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -9.30 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -10.55 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 7.97 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 3.58 2022 percent
 Remittances 4,059.71 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -707.87 2022 million USD
 External debt 37.22 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 6.18 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 32.21 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 7.54 9/2023 billion
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