Kenya Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Kenya in terms of export sales (selling), including United Kingdom, Uganda, and Netherlands. The second lists top trade partners of Kenya regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Kenya.

Kenya Major Exports

Market Value: 4,093 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Kenya Major Exports

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United Kingdom 534,675 13.06 89.56
2 Uganda 486,097 11.88 3.33
3 Netherlands 372,840 9.11 67.24
4 Tanzania 322,175 7.87 50.81
5 United States 275,607 6.73 471.43
6 Egypt 221,289 5.41 162.76
7 Pakistan 199,315 4.87 38.01
8 Somalia 150,395 3.67 272.05
9 Sudan 119,429 2.92 120.69
10 DR Congo 103,306 2.52 428,325.89
11 United Arab Emirates 98,227 2.40 226.21
12 India 88,097 2.15 72.52
13 Germany 81,227 1.98 34.03
14 Rwanda 71,134 1.74 (13.06)
15 France 65,881 1.61 11.63
16 Zambia 61,434 1.50 102.56
17 Thailand 50,915 1.24 294.10
18 Russia 48,002 1.17 268.25
19 South Africa 41,940 1.02 99.37
20 Nigeria 41,814 1.02 173.68
21 Ethiopia 41,429 1.01 59.41
22 Malawi 39,439 0.96 175.62
23 Switzerland 38,896 0.95 142.19
24 Yemen 38,206 0.93 41.65
25 Italy 38,000 0.93 22.91
26 Belgium 35,313 0.86 9.56
27 Singapore 32,550 0.80 1,985.87
28 Kazakhstan 31,439 0.77 260.52
29 Burundi 30,430 0.74 (22.73)
30 Japan 29,793 0.73 40.39
31 Spain 26,568 0.65 68.59
32 China 22,364 0.55 111.82
33 Sweden 21,326 0.52 58.66
34 Israel 20,191 0.49 82.79
35 Finland 16,323 0.40 127.19
36 Saudi Arabia 15,809 0.39 (11.46)

 

Kenya Major Imports

Market Value: 8,776 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Kenya Major Imports

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United Arab Emirates 1,559,163 17.77 210.33
2 India 1,120,879 12.77 326.80
3 China 654,773 7.46 300.88
4 Japan 592,375 6.75 112.42
5 South Africa 547,307 6.24 22.66
6 Saudi Arabia 360,223 4.10 (12.29)
7 Singapore 330,301 3.76 481.96
8 Indonesia 314,043 3.58 197.33
9 United States 302,766 3.45 53.32
10 Germany 277,317 3.16 78.29
11 United Kingdom 256,825 2.93 (36.55)
12 Kuwait 168,047 1.91 1,270.35
13 France 165,972 1.89 7.58
14 Russia 162,148 1.85 430.33
15 Netherlands 130,224 1.48 30.96
16 Egypt 124,055 1.41 53.01
17 Italy 102,356 1.17 18.84
18 Thailand 95,035 1.08 213.03
19 Israel 90,586 1.03 273.32
20 Iran 88,780 1.01 238.47
21 South Korea 83,012 0.95 107.54
22 Ukraine 80,573 0.92 494.64
23 Tanzania 80,475 0.92 214.84
24 Swaziland 70,862 0.81 89.03
25 Sweden 68,082 0.78 172.96
26 Turkey 67,661 0.77 369.62
27 Finland 66,209 0.75 194.37
28 Belgium 65,491 0.75 (41.31)
29 Pakistan 64,925 0.74 70.53
30 Uganda 63,506 0.72 422.01
31 Canada 53,853 0.61 50.78
32 Switzerland 48,739 0.56 (6.87)
33 Denmark 48,728 0.56 151.82
34 Brazil 47,124 0.54 213.49
35 Malaysia 38,980 0.44 115.19
36 Hong Kong 36,192 0.41 186.64

 

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