Kenya

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 49.4 millions
  • Nominal GDP (USD PPP): 191.2 billions

Opportunities for Italian exports and risk indices

Kenya is the 95° target market for Italian exports and the target market for Italian exports in Sub-Saharan Africa.
54/100
Export
opportunity index
46/100
Investment
opportunity index
58/100
Average
Political Risk
66/100
Average
Credit Risk

Italian exports

Values in €
Variation %
Reference year
Values in €
chg %

Export market shares of Italy and its peers

Italy
1.5%
Germany
2.6%
France
1.4%
Spain
0.6%

Italian imports
2019

0.0 bn
€ - euro
-18.4 %
Compared to 2018

Italian exports by sector 2019

Risk indicators

58/100
Average political risk
59/100
Expropriation and breach of contract risk
59/100
War and civil disturbance risk
55/100
Transfer and convertibility risk
66/100
Average credit risk
60/100
Sovereign credit risk
69/100
Bank credit risk
69/100
Corporate credit risk
6
OCSE Category
B+
S&P'S rating i
B2
Moody's rating i
B+
Fitch rating i

The country in figures

Economic performance in 2019

GDP growth i
5.6%
Compared to 2018
Government balance i
-7.8%
of GDP
Foreign debt i
37.0%
of GDP
Growth of GDP per capita i
2.8%
Compared to 2018
Public debt i
-
of GDP
Stocks i
5.4
months of imports

Political and social context

Human development i
147°
out of 188 countries
Unemployment i
2.6%
Distribution of wealth i
31.6%
held by the richest 10% of the population

Business climate

Doing Business Index i
56°
out of 190 countries
Economy competitiveness i
95°
out of 140 countries
Perceived corruption i
137°
out of 180 countries
Starting a business: i
23
days
Getting electricity: i
97
days
Recovery rate: i
31.8%
Quality of judicial processes i
9
Index 0-18
Average duration of ordinary trial i
465
days
Average duration of executive proceedings i
5
years

Banking system

Concentration top 3 banks i
37.2%
of total assets
Interest on loans i
12.4%
Nonperforming loans i
11.7%
of total loans

Banks pre-entrusted by SACE

  • Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd
  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd
  • KCB Bank Kenya Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd
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