2021
Exports | Imports
$1.2B | $17.9MWorld Rnk 3 / 192
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World Rnk 71 / 222
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Kenya
-0.46Rnk 83 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Tea
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Exports In 2021, Kenya exported $1.2B in Tea, making it the 3rd largest exporter of Tea in the world. At the same year, Tea was the 1st most exported product in Kenya. The main destination of Tea exports from Kenya are: Pakistan ($471M), Egypt ($170M), United Kingdom ($114M), United Arab Emirates ($68M), and Russia ($49.8M).

The fastest growing export markets for Tea of Kenya between 2020 and 2021 were Sudan ($35.3M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($23.7M), and Egypt ($22M).

Imports In 2021, Kenya imported $17.9M in Tea, becoming the 71st largest importer of Tea in the world. At the same year, Tea was the 205th most imported product in Kenya. Kenya imports Tea primarily from: Uganda ($5.49M), Tanzania ($4.46M), Rwanda ($4.39M), India ($2.22M), and Burundi ($357k).

The fastest growing import markets in Tea for Kenya between 2020 and 2021 were Tanzania ($1.57M), India ($980k), and Iran ($326k).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Tea. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$1.2B
IMPORTS (2021)$17.9M
NET TRADE (2021)$1.18B

In 2021, Kenya exported $1.2B in Tea. The main destinations of Kenya exports on Tea were Pakistan ($471M), Egypt ($170M), United Kingdom ($114M), United Arab Emirates ($68M), and Russia ($49.8M).

In 2021, Kenya imported $17.9M in Tea, mainly from Uganda ($5.49M), Tanzania ($4.46M), Rwanda ($4.39M), India ($2.22M), and Burundi ($357k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Tea EXPORT MARKETS FOR Kenya WERE (2020 - 2021):
Sudan$35.3M (1%)
Egypt$22M (14.8%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Tea BY Kenya WERE (2020 - 2021):
United Kingdom-$27.3M (-19.4%)
Pakistan-$24.7M (-4.98%)
Afghanistan-$15M (-74.5%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Kenya's main exporting competitors in Tea were:
China $1.97B
In 2021, Kenya's main importing competitors in Tea were:

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Trade Value of Tea by Exporters

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