Trade

Kenya’s Main trading partners include Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi Egypt, South Africa, European Union (EU) United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Japan, Pakistan and India

EXPORTS

Kenya’s major exports  to the world include: Tea, Coffee, Sisal and sisal products Fish and fish products, Fresh fruits and vegetables, Nuts, Dairy products ,Honey, Cut flowers, Handcrafts, Tobacco and tobacco products ,Plastics, Rubber, Raw hide and skins, Paper and paper board, Woven  textile products, Petroleum products, Cement, Pyrethrum extracts, Livestock and livestock products, Processed foods, Textiles and apparels, Aluminum, iron & steel ,Limestone, Soda ash ,Fluorspar, Precious and semi precious stones and tourism

The largest destination for Kenya's exports is the East African Community (Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi) and the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA).

Kenya’s exports to the region are dominated by manufactured and semi-manufactured products, including refined petroleum products, metal scrap, beer, cigarettes, oils, perfumes, articles of plastic, consumer products and fabrics  and exports agricultural  products like tea of where our main markets are Pakistan, Egypt, UK.

The European Union (EU) is the second most important export destination for Kenya’s products. Kenya is the lead exporter of flowers to the European Union (EU) with a market share of over 35%. EU is also the principal importer of Kenya fresh produce (fresh fruits and vegetables) 

 Other major export destinations include, United States of America, Middle East and Asia region

Imports

Kenya major Imports from the world include: Machinery and transportation equipment, Petroleum products, Motor vehicles, iron and steel, Resins, Plastics, agricultural products, Fish and fish products, Paper and paper products ,Iron and steel, Textiles, Cosmetics, Leather products, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizer, Construction materials, Processed foods ,Electrical products

Bilateral trade between Kenya and Egypt and countries of accreditation.

Trade between Kenya and Egypt

Kenya’s export to Egypt include spices, tobacco, jute and other textile fibres, dairy products (powder milk), Aluminum, sisal, Soda ash, Commercial crafts, fresh fruits Egypt  is the second  largest market destination for Kenyan tea and in 2011, accounted for almost 96% of  Kenya’s total exports to Egypt.

 Imports from Egypt are rice, sugar, fish and fish products, paper and paper products, iron and steel, textiles, cosmetics, resins, Leather products, pharmaceuticals, Fertilizer, construction materials among others.  There is potential for other Kenyan products into the Egyptian market which include: Frozen and boneless beef, live animals, dairy products (Ghee and butter) coffee, cut flowers, nuts and fresh produce (flowers, fruits and vegetables)

Trade between Kenya and Algeria

 Kenya’s exports to Algeria include sisal, apparels and footwear, while imports were rice, vegetables and fish. Kenyan products that have potential in Algeria include: Coffee, Tea (green & black), nuts, dehydrated fruits and Vegetables, cut flowers, tobacco, precious and semi precious stones and Tourism

Trade between Kenya and Eritrea

Kenya’s exports to Eritrea consists of  Tea, Tobacco, Lime, cement, medicaments, soap,  tobacco, paper and paper products while imports are footwear, pharmaceutical products, paper . 

Trade between Kenya and Jordan

Kenya's main exports to Jordan include coffee, sisal, fish, tobacco, paper and paperboard, cut flowers, nuts (cashew nuts,. Imports from Jordan to Kenya include fertilizers, machinery, insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides, medical and pharmaceutical products.

Trade between Kenya and Morocco

Kenya’s exports to Morocco include jute, dyeing and tanning extracts, fruit juices, while imports include fertilizer (about 90% of total imports), synthetic fibres for spinning, perfumery and cosmetics, medicaments and articles of apparels, printing and bookbinding machinery

Trade between Kenya and Tunisia

 Kenya’s exports to Tunisia include household equipment, plastics, Spices and Medicaments, while imports include petroleum oils, Lighting fixtures and fittings, Printing and bookbinding machinery, plastics among others. There is potential in this market for other Kenyan products which include coffee and tea (green & black)