IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT KENYA

  Imports rose by 14.5 per cent in 2014.

  The Port of Mombasa recorded a growth of 11.7 per cent in total cargo throughput handled from 22.3 million tonnes in 2015 to 24.9 million tonnes in 2016.

  Total air passenger and cargo traffic handled at the airports rose by 7.9 and 6.8 per cent, respectively in 2016

  The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to have expanded by 5.3 per cent in 2016

  The Performance of the Kenya Shilling was quite stable against major currencies in Africa ( 1 USD = 14 Kenya Shillings, Jan 2017 )

  The Building and Construction sector registered an accelerated growth of 13.1 per cent in 2016 compared to a revised growth of 5.8 per cent in 2015.