Kenya - Foreign trade





Kenya's most sought-after commodity export is tea (28%), which accounts for 17% of the world's tea export market. Coffee follows closely (10%). Other exports include refined petroleum products (7.9%), vegetables (6.5%), fruit (2.9%), and iron plating and sheeting (1.4%). Tourism is also an important source of revenues from foreigners. In 2000 Kenya's imports were distributed among the following categories: Consumer goods 8.2%

Kenya

Food 11.2%
Fuels 22.0%
Industrial supplies 29.9%
Machinery 17.8%
Transportation 10.4%
Other 0.5%

Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:

Kenya

COUNTRY EXPORTS IMPORTS BALANCE
United Kingdom 244 316 -72
Uganda 226 n.a. n.a.
Pakistan 131 n.a. n.a.
Netherlands 96 112 -16
Germany 73 112 -39
United States 36 127 -91
United Arab Emirates 34 406 -372
Japan 19 164 -145
India 17 132 -115
South Africa n.a. 217 n.a.

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Sep 7, 2011 @ 9:21 pm
U.S should start to step up there game and owe China what they need. Money is the problem in america and we need to start to give them what thay want orelse they will come and strike us with something that we dont even know what we used. So come on Barack Obama do waht you have to do.

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