Kenya - Balance of payments

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2001 the purchasing power parity of Kenya's exports was $1.8 billion while imports totaled $3.1 billion resulting in a trade deficit of $1.3 billion.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that in 2001 Kenya had exports of goods totaling $1.89 billion and imports totaling $3.18 billion. The services credit totaled $1.09 billion and debit $826 million. The following table summarizes Kenya's balance of payments as reported by the IMF for 2001 in millions of US dollars.


Current Account -318
Balance on goods -1,282
Balance on services 262
Balance on income -148
Current transfers 850
Capital Account 69
Financial Account 84
Direct investment abroad
Direct investment in Kenya 5
Portfolio investment assets -7
Portfolio investment liabilities 6
Other investment assets -86
Other investment liabilities 167
Net Errors and Omissions 117
Reserves and Related Items 48
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Sungu Kenneth
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Mar 23, 2012 @ 9:09 am
I am a student at one of the universities in Kenya. I am doing a research on the balance of payments in Kenya from the year 2000 to present. What am missing are the details on the same. May you please assist me with the statistics on the same.
ngarega edward
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Jul 4, 2012 @ 7:07 am
AM doing an proposal on balance of payment from 2000-2011 i really need the data n trends
Gichana Sarah
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Oct 4, 2012 @ 1:13 pm
am doing a case study on balance of payments from 2000 to date would you please assist me with the statistics
dennis nyaribo
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Mar 20, 2013 @ 12:00 am
Am doing a research on current and capital account of kenya balance of payment. i would love toget the data trends of the same. Thank you
Lavenda Otieno
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Mar 11, 2019 @ 4:04 am
I am conducting a research on balance of payments of kenya from 2000 till date. Kindly assist me with the statistics

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