Kenya Import Data

As per Kenya import data, Kenya ranked 81 in global imports in 2019. Kenya’s total imports in 2019 amounted to USD 17,220 million, down marginally from 2018’s USD 17,380 million.

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa. Access actual shipments of Kenya imports with quality market intelligence information.


Kenya import data

What were Kenya’s Top 10 Imports in 2019?

Kenya’s top 10 import commodities in 2019 were Mineral Fuels & Oils (19.3%), Machinery, Electrical Machinery & Equipment (9.53%), Vehicles (7.36%), Iron and Steel (7.02%), Cereals (5.32%), Plastics (4.98%), Animal or Vegetable Fats & Oils (4.26%), Pharmaceutical Products (3.26%) and Paper and Paperboard (3.24%).

As per Kenya import statistics available with us, these top 10 import commodities of Kenya accounted for 64.27% to total imports in 2019. The fastest growing import category among Kenya’s top 10 import products in 2019 was plastic, which increased by 7.7% from 2018 to 2019. Machinery with 5.1% uptick stood at second place. Mineral fuels & oils with -67.2% stood as the largest decliner among top import categories.

Kenya import products

Kenya’s Top 10 Import Partners

Major import sources of Kenya in 2019 were China (USD 3.590 million), India (USD 1,706 million), United Arab Emirates (USD 1,632 million), Saudi Arabia (USD 1,246 million) and Japan (USD 947 million).

According to Kenya customs data and trade statistics, these countries amounted for 52.9% to overall value of shipments recorded in 2019. From a continental perspective, 67.5% of Kenya’s total imports by value were purchased from exporters in Asia. European suppliers shipped 15.5% worth of goods to Kenya, while 11.7% worth of products originated from fellow African countries. Smaller percentages recorded from North America (3.7%) and Latin America excluding Mexico but including the Caribbean (1.3%).

Kenya export partners

About Kenya Import Data

Kenya Import Data is based on actual shipment records collected from Kenyan Custom Departments and other valid sources including Port Authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Trade Associations and Government Bodies. It covers company names, product description, value, quantity, HS Code and many other useful fields.

Kenya trade data covers all shipment modes & actual product description and is available up to 8 digit level HS Code. It is based on Shipping Bills, Import Bills, Invoices and other import-export documents. Kenya customs data is available from Jan 2018.

Samples of Kenya Import Data

Import data of Kenya covers every shipping detail which is required to analyze complete import market. Check two samples below to know exact columns covered in Kenya import data.

Kenya Import Sample #1
Date1/1/2020ImporterFOSSIL FUELS LIMITED
Importer Address81459 MOMBASASupplierABU DHABI NATIONAL COMPANY (ADNOC)
Supplier AddressRUWAIS UAEOrigin CountryUnited Arab Emirates
HS Code2710193100Product DescriptionGASOIL FOR BUNKERS
Quantity304199Unit1
Total Value KES14436529.7Total Value USD143054.85
Package TypeVLPort of UnloadingMombasa
Transport ModeSeaStationMSA
Port of ShipmentKPCChapter27
Heading2710Sub Heading271019
Kenya Import Sample #2
Date1/1/2020ImporterC AND P SHOE INDUSTRIES LTD
Importer Address46979 NAIROBISupplierYEIN CORPORATION
Supplier AddressKANGNAM KU SEOUL KOREAOrigin CountrySouth Korea
HS Code2917320000Product DescriptionNEW DOP DI OCTYL PHTHALATE QTY 96000KG
Quantity96000Unitkg
Total Value KES11261104Total Value USD111588.84
Package TypeDRPort of UnloadingInternal Container Depot
Transport ModeSeaStationICD
Port of ShipmentICDChapter29
Heading2917Sub Heading291732

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