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The regional hub for trade and finance in East Africa, Kenya has been hampered by corruption and by reliance upon several primary goods whose prices have remained low. In 1997, the IMF suspended Kenya's Enhanced Structural Adjustment Program due to the government's failure to maintain reforms and curb corruption. A severe drought from 1999 to 2000 compounded Kenya's problems, causing water and energy rationing and reducing agricultural output. As a result, GDP contracted by 0.2% in 2000. The IMF, which had resumed loans in 2000 to help Kenya through the drought, again halted lending in 2001 when the government fa...  More..

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Economy of Kenya
SOURCE: CIA - The World Factbook
Currency Kenyan Shilling
Fiscal Year 01 July - 30 June
GDP (PPP) $63.73 billion (2009 est.)
GDP (per capita) $1,600 (2009 est.)
Exports $4.479 billion (2009 est.)
Imports $9.031 billion (2009 est.)
Main Industries Small-scale Consumer Goods (Plastic, Furniture, Batteries, Textiles, Clothing, Soap, Cigarettes, Flour), Agricultural Products, Horticulture, Oil Refining; Aluminum, Steel, Lead; Cement, Commercial Ship Repair, Tourism
Exports - Commodities Tea, Horticultural Products, Coffee, Petroleum Products, Fish, Cement
Imports - Commodities Machinery and Transportation Equipment, Petroleum Products, Motor Vehicles, Iron and Steel, Resins and Plastics
Exports Partners UK 10.2%, Netherlands 9.4%, Uganda 9.1%, Tanzania 8.9%, US 6.4%, Pakistan 5.7% (2008)
Imports Partners UAE 11.9%, India 11.8%, China 10.3%, Saudi Arabia 8.3%, South Africa 5.9%, Japan 5.3%, US 4% (2008)

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