Flag Japan / Kenya Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $944M, Rnk 48 / 207

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $412M, Cars

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $59.1M, Rnk 27 / 173

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $12.1M, Titanium Ore

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 2.17, Rnk 1 / 137

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

GDP Flag (2018): $4.97T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -1.32%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $87.9B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 145%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $39,290, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -0.13%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $1,711, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 89.6%, CURRENT US$
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Japan-Kenya: In 2018, Japan exported $944M to Kenya. The main products exported from Japan to Kenya were Cars ($412M), Hot-Rolled Iron ($146M), and Delivery Trucks ($131M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 5.62%, from $268M in 1995 to $944M in 2018.

Kenya-Japan: In 2018, Kenya exported $59.1M to Japan. The main products exported from Kenya to Japan were Titanium Ore ($12.1M), Cut Flowers ($8.2M), and Tea ($7.51M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.13%, from $23.3M in 1995 to $59.1M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.17), and 4 in total exports ($713B). That same year, Kenya ranked 83 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.43), and 103 in total exports ($6.63B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Japan was ranked 27 with a GDP Per Capita of $39,290, and Kenya was ranked 155 with a GDP Per Capita of $1,711.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Japan exported $944M to Kenya. The main products exported from Japan to Kenya were Cars ($412M), Hot-Rolled Iron ($146M), and Delivery Trucks ($131M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Kenya have increased at an annualized rate of 5.62%, from $268M in 1995 to $944M in 2018.

In 2018, Kenya exported $59.1M to Japan. The main products exported from Kenya to Japan were Titanium Ore ($12.1M), Cut Flowers ($8.2M), and Tea ($7.51M). During the last 23 years the exports of Kenya to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 4.13%, from $23.3M in 1995 to $59.1M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
: China, $139B

Kenya
Top Destination
: Uganda, $643M

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Japan than Kenya were China ($139B), United States ($135B), and South Korea ($51.5B).

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

Comparative Advantage Japan - Kenya

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

During 2018, Japan had a large net trade with Kenya in the exports of Transportation ($580M), Metals ($169M), and Machines ($140M).

During 2018, Kenya had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($29M), Mineral Products ($13M), and Metals ($7.47M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between Japan and Kenya (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Kenya were Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (43.3%) and Fructose, syrup > 50% fructose, not pure fructose (43.3%).

In 2018, the products from Kenya that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Japan were Raw sugar, beet (100%) and Sugars: cane sugar, raw, in solid form, as specified in Subheading Note 2 to this chapter, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter (100%).

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*The tariffs present between Japan and Kenya are:
130: Japan Generalized System of Preference
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Japan 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 Japan has comparative advantage over Kenya. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Kenya has comparative advantage over Japan.