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What is the main industry in Kenya?

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According to the CIA World Factbook, Kenya's main industry is agriculture, composing around 29 percent of its annual gross domestic product. Kenya's agricultural products include corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables, dairy products, beef, pork, fish, poultry, eggs, tea and coffee. Around 75 percent of Kenya's labor force is agricultural.

Other industries of Kenya include the production of small-scale consumer goods, oil refining, aluminum, steel, lead and tourism. Kenya's main export partners are Uganda, Tanzania, the Netherlands, the UK and the United States. Unfortunately, Kenya's illegal industries contribute to much of its corruption. They include drugs and the trafficking of adults and children.

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  1. cia.gov

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