Kenya - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Kenya was ($78,485,330) as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $45,987,820 in 2009 and ($185,955,200) in 2011.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1975 $1,361,805
1976 $4,302,543
1977 $2,658,109
1978 $2,328,776
1979 $5,886,044
1980 $1,078,140
1981 $5,857,973
1982 $9,613,338
1983 $14,498,720
1984 $6,868,382
1985 $5,416,223
1986 $4,930,437
1987 $30,751,480
1988 $2,197,542
1989 $1,361,042
1990 ($442,651)
1991 $200,000
1992 ($94,982)
1993 $2,788,185
1994 $964,401
1995 $11,355,140
1996 $2,759,177
1997 $5,953,159
1998 $12,124,400
1999 $24,562,250
2000 $10,000
2001 $10,000
2002 $7,415,865
2003 $2,075,312
2004 $4,416,103
2005 $9,687,230
2006 $23,957,700
2007 $36,032,760
2008 $43,766,620
2009 $45,987,820
2010 $1,577,875
2011 ($185,955,200)
2012 ($79,139,380)
2013 ($136,916,400)
2014 ($78,485,330)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Kenya was -0.129 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 0.386 in 1987, while its lowest value was -0.443 in 2011.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1975 0.042
1976 0.124
1977 0.059
1978 0.044
1979 0.094
1980 0.015
1981 0.085
1982 0.149
1983 0.242
1984 0.111
1985 0.088
1986 0.068
1987 0.386
1988 0.026
1989 0.016
1990 -0.005
1991 0.002
1992 -0.001
1993 0.048
1994 0.013
1995 0.126
1996 0.023
1997 0.045
1998 0.086
1999 0.190
2000 0.000
2001 0.000
2002 0.056
2003 0.014
2004 0.027
2005 0.052
2006 0.093
2007 0.113
2008 0.122
2009 0.124
2010 0.004
2011 -0.443
2012 -0.157
2013 -0.249
2014 -0.129

Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Kenya was ($1,022,813,000) as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $1,803,112 in 1988 and ($1,022,813,000) in 2014.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1975 ($15,796,940)
1976 ($42,069,310)
1977 ($53,887,120)
1978 ($32,085,350)
1979 ($78,123,860)
1980 ($77,895,610)
1981 ($8,289,585)
1982 ($3,387,557)
1983 ($9,240,119)
1984 ($3,885,146)
1985 ($23,429,730)
1986 ($27,795,340)
1987 ($8,629,862)
1988 $1,803,112
1989 ($60,828,880)
1990 ($57,081,100)
1991 ($18,830,980)
1992 ($6,363,133)
1993 ($145,655,500)
1994 ($7,432,413)
1995 ($30,934,110)
1996 ($105,913,800)
1997 ($56,143,650)
1998 ($14,423,850)
1999 ($27,391,210)
2000 ($110,904,600)
2001 ($5,302,623)
2002 ($20,202,580)
2003 ($79,662,930)
2004 ($41,647,830)
2005 ($11,524,460)
2006 ($26,717,030)
2007 ($693,011,400)
2008 ($51,819,060)
2009 ($70,269,790)
2010 ($176,486,700)
2011 ($325,817,300)
2012 ($242,549,600)
2013 ($508,763,100)
2014 ($1,022,813,000)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Kenya was $944,327,300 as of 2014. Over the past 44 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $944,327,300 in 2014 and $394,431 in 1988.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1970 $13,800,000
1971 $7,400,000
1972 $6,300,000
1973 $17,260,000
1974 $23,420,000
1975 $17,158,750
1976 $46,371,850
1977 $56,545,220
1978 $34,414,130
1979 $84,009,900
1980 $78,973,740
1981 $14,147,560
1982 $13,000,900
1983 $23,738,840
1984 $10,753,530
1985 $28,845,950
1986 $32,725,780
1987 $39,381,340
1988 $394,431
1989 $62,189,920
1990 $57,081,100
1991 $18,830,980
1992 $6,363,133
1993 $145,655,500
1994 $7,432,413
1995 $42,289,250
1996 $108,672,900
1997 $62,096,810
1998 $26,548,250
1999 $51,953,460
2000 $110,904,600
2001 $5,302,623
2002 $27,618,450
2003 $81,738,240
2004 $46,063,930
2005 $21,211,690
2006 $50,674,720
2007 $729,044,200
2008 $95,585,680
2009 $116,257,600
2010 $178,064,600
2011 $139,862,100
2012 $163,410,200
2013 $371,846,700
2014 $944,327,300

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Kenya was 1.55 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 2.53 in 1993, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1988.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Year Value
1970 0.86
1971 0.42
1972 0.30
1973 0.69
1974 0.79
1975 0.53
1976 1.33
1977 1.26
1978 0.65
1979 1.35
1980 1.09
1981 0.21
1982 0.20
1983 0.40
1984 0.17
1985 0.47
1986 0.45
1987 0.49
1988 0.00
1989 0.75
1990 0.67
1991 0.23
1992 0.08
1993 2.53
1994 0.10
1995 0.47
1996 0.90
1997 0.47
1998 0.19
1999 0.40
2000 0.87
2001 0.04
2002 0.21
2003 0.55
2004 0.29
2005 0.11
2006 0.20
2007 2.28
2008 0.27
2009 0.31
2010 0.45
2011 0.33
2012 0.32
2013 0.68
2014 1.55

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments