The overall producer prices increased by 1.61 per cent compared with the previous quarter to reach 119.47 points. The increase was mainly driven by rise in the manufacture of food products and manufacture of chemicals and chemical products.
However, during the same period producer prices of electricity, manufacture of other non-metallic mi Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for June, 2017. These numbers have been generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones which are located in Nairobi Read More
In the first quarter of 2017, the current account deficit more than doubled to KSh 123.2 billion from KSh 43.4 billion in the first quarter of 2016 as shown in Table 1. International merchandise trade which includes exports and imports of goods registered a deficit of KSh 259.6 billion in the quarter under review, an increase of 67.3 per cent fr Read More
Provisional quarterly GDP estimates for the first quarter of 2017 show that Kenya’s economy expanded by 4.7 per cent measured against a similar period in 2016. The slowdown in growth was largely due to a contraction in the activities of agriculture as well as a deceleration in growth of financial intermediation and electricity supply. The quar Read More
Clarification of the Article in the Standard Newspaper Dated Tuesday 27th June 2017 in Today Business Section
Reference is hereby made to the Article that discusses Poverty estimates presented in the KNBS Report Entitled “Spatial Dimensions of Well-Being in Kenya: Where Are the Poor?”
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