Kenya

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 48.0 millions
  • Nominal GDP (USD PPP): 177.3 billions

Opportunities for Italian exports and risk indices

Kenya is the 94° target market for Italian exports and the target market for Italian exports in Sub-Saharan Africa.
58/100
Export
opportunity index
50/100
Investment
opportunity index
57/100
Average
Political Risk
67/100
Average
Credit Risk

Italian exports

Values in €
Variation %
Reference year
Values in €
Var %

Export market shares of Italy and its peers

Italy
1.3%
Germany
2.5%
France
1.6%
Spain
0.6%

Italian imports
2018

0.0 bn
€ - euro
-12.6 %
Compared to 2017

Italian exports by sector 2018

Risk indicators

57/100
Average political risk
60/100
Expropriation and breach of contract risk
57/100
War and civil disturbance risk
55/100
Transfer and convertibility risk
67/100
Average credit risk
60/100
Sovereign credit risk
71/100
Bank credit risk
71/100
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 2018

GDP growth i
6.0%
Compared to 2017
Government balance i
-7.3%
of GDP
Foreign debt i
36.0%
of GDP
Growth of GDP per capita i
0.0%
Compared to 2017
Public debt i
57.2%
of GDP
Stocks i
4.9
months of imports

Political and social context

Human development i
142°
out of 188 countries
Unemployment i
11.5%
Distribution of wealth i
31.6%
held by the richest 10% of the population

Business climate

Doing Business Index i
61°
out of 190 countries
Economy competitiveness i
93°
out of 140 countries
Perceived corruption i
144°
out of 180 countries
Register a company:
23
days
Obtain a judgment:
465
days
Recovery rate:
31.2%
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
13.2%
Nonperforming loans i
10.1%
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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