On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Kenya. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Presidential Republic
Population: 53.01 million (2021)
GDP: 110.3 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 30%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 30%
Major Exports: Tea ($1.2B), Cut Flowers ($766M), Coffee ($262M), Refined Petroleum ($247M), and Titanium Ore ($194M), exporting mostly to Uganda ($831M), Netherlands ($576M), United States ($566M), Pakistan ($487M), and United Kingdom ($465M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($3.53B), Palm Oil ($1.26B), Packaged Medicaments ($554M), Cars ($549M), and Hot-Rolled Iron ($508M), importing mostly from China ($5.81B), India ($2.55B), United Arab Emirates ($1.81B), Saudi Arabia ($1.09B), and Malaysia ($1.05B).
Investment Agency: Kenya Investment Authority
National Chamber of Commerce: Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Customs Agency: Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)