U.S. Trade with Kenya in 2023

Export Market Rank
#85 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$53.39 Million
3-Year Average
$62.17 Million
Compound Average Growth
-2.35% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Kenya in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Wheat $17.92 Million 50,360 $15.96 Million 184%
Vegetable Oils (excl. soybean) $10.79 Million 5,026 $7.31 Million 4%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $8.57 Million --- $4.54 Million ---
Pulses $4.55 Million 6,336 $6.16 Million -47%
Planting Seeds $2.23 Million 294 $2.69 Million 2%
Other Intermediate Products $2.21 Million 733 $2.07 Million 110%
Food Preparations $1.69 Million 132 $3.77 Million -15%
Condiments & Sauces $1.67 Million 382 $1.51 Million 20%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $1.08 Million 279 $723,267 161%
Essential Oils $961,045 48 $879,411 50%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Kenya: Coffee Annual

FAS Nairobi forecasts Kenya’s marketing year (MY) 2024/25 coffee production at 750,000 bags (60 kilograms), a 6.3 percent decrease from the previous marketing year, due to stagnation of harvested area and yield decline.
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Kenya: Sugar Annual

Kenya’s sugar production is expected to increase 40 percent in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 to 750,000 metric tons (MT) due to an increase in area harvested after the expiration of a ban on sugarcane harvesting issued by Kenya’s Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Kenya: Grain and Feed Annual

FAS Nairobi forecasts Kenya's corn production will remain unchanged year-on-year in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 at 3.7 million metric tons (MT) due to similar growing conditions, area harvested, and input availability.

News and Features

USDA and USAID will deploy $1 billion in Commodity Credit Corporation funding to purchase U.S.-grown commodities to provide emergency food assistance to people in need throughout the world.
FAS helps minority farmers gain traction in international trade as well as growing and promoting their businesses.
News Release

USDA Trade Mission to East Africa Underway

Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh arrived today in Nairobi to launch a USDA agribusiness trade mission. The U.S. delegation includes representatives from 32 agribusinesses and farm organizations looking to establish trade relationships and explore opportunities for U.S. exports to East Africa.