Flag United Kingdom / Kenya Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $516M, Rnk 65 / 217

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $134M, Gas Turbines

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $433M, Rnk 5 / 173

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $146M, Tea

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.49, Rnk 13 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.43, Rnk 83 / 137

United Kingdom-Kenya: In 2018, United Kingdom exported $516M to Kenya. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Kenya were Gas Turbines ($134M), Cars ($37.4M), and Packaged Medicaments ($30.6M). During the last 23 years the exports of United Kingdom to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 1.65%, from $354M in 1995 to $516M in 2018.

Kenya-United Kingdom: In 2018, Kenya exported $433M to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Kenya to United Kingdom were Tea ($146M), Cut Flowers ($90.7M), and Other Vegetables ($45.7M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $243M in 1995 to $433M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.49), and 9 in total exports ($464B). That same year, Kenya ranked 83 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.43), and 103 in total exports ($6.63B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, United Kingdom exported $516M to Kenya. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Kenya were Gas Turbines ($134M), Cars ($37.4M), and Packaged Medicaments ($30.6M). During the last 23 years the exports of United Kingdom to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 1.65%, from $354M in 1995 to $516M in 2018.

In 2018, Kenya exported $433M to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Kenya to United Kingdom were Tea ($146M), Cut Flowers ($90.7M), and Other Vegetables ($45.7M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $243M in 1995 to $433M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $61.9B

Kenya
Top Destination
: Uganda, $643M

This map shows whether countries import more from United Kingdom or Kenya. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United Kingdom and Kenya or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Kenya were United States ($61.9B), Germany ($45.5B), and Netherlands ($33.3B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Kenya than United Kingdom were Uganda ($643M), Rwanda ($176M), and Somalia ($149M).

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - Kenya

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This chart compares trade between United Kingdom and Kenya by product, considering products traded by both, United Kingdom and Kenya.

During 2018, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Kenya in the exports of Machines ($230M), Transportation ($78.8M), and Chemical Products ($60M).

During 2018, Kenya had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Vegetable Products ($374M), Machines ($27.1M), and Foodstuffs ($11.6M).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between United Kingdom and Kenya. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Kenya. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Kenya has comparative advantage over United Kingdom.