Kenya: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile
In 2019, 37% of Kenya’s world exports, and 13% of world imports were to and from the rest of Africa. Between 2018 and 2019, Kenya’s intra-Africa exports and imports increased by 3% and 7% respectively. Kenya’s intra-Africa trade is mainly with EAC and COMESA countries, except South Africa. In Africa, Kenya mainly trades with Uganda, South Africa, Egypt and Tanzania – accounting for 22%, 17%, 14% & 14% of Kenya’s intra-Africa trade. 32% of Kenya’s intra-Africa imports are sourced from South Africa. Outside EAC and COMESA, Kenya mainly exports to Mozambique, South Africa and Nigeria. Kenya mainly imports iron and steel, sugars, mineral fuels, cereals and dairy products from African countries EAC and COMESA. Most of these import products are levied import duties.
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