Kenya - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Kenya was 0.03 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 0.15 in 2009, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2010.

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 outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world 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
2005 0.05
2006 0.11
2007 0.13
2008 0.14
2009 0.15
2010 0.00
2011 0.03

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Kenya was ($325,817,300.00) as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($11,524,460.00) in 2005 and ($693,011,400.00) in 2007.

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, that is, net FDI in the reporting economy from foreign sources less net FDI by the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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

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Year Value
2005 ($11,524,460.00)
2006 ($26,717,030.00)
2007 ($693,011,400.00)
2008 ($51,819,060.00)
2009 ($70,269,790.00)
2010 ($176,486,700.00)
2011 ($325,817,300.00)

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

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Kenya was $335,249,900 as of 2011. Over the past 41 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $729,044,200 in 2007 and $394,431 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. 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 $335,249,900

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Kenya was 1.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 2.68 in 2007, 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 0.23
2007 2.68
2008 0.31
2009 0.38
2010 0.55
2011 1.00

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments