Q:

What is the main industry in Kenya?

A:

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.

Sources:

  1. cia.gov

Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    Where is Kenya?

    A:

    Kenya is located on the east coast of Africa at the equator. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the east border, Somalia and Ethiopia on the north border, South Sudan and Uganda on the west border and Tanzania on the south border.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is Kenya famous for?

    A:

    Kenya's fame derives primarily from its variety of landscapes and climates, exotic wildlife and long-distance runners. Kenya's diverse topography includes towering mountains, sweeping savannas, woodlands, plains and deserts. These areas produce many different climates, which serve as tourist destinations, draw world-class photographers and support plant and animal life exclusive to Kenya.

      Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the location of Kenya?

    A:

    Kenya is a country located in east Africa. It borders the Indian Ocean to the east, Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, Sudan to the northwest, Uganda to the west and Tanzania to the south.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does Kenya export?

    A:

    According to Economy Watch, Kenya's exports include agricultural products, petroleum, tea, coffee, fish and cement. Kenya's largest partner in exporting is the United Kingdom. Other partners include the U.S., Netherlands, Uganda, Tanzania and Pakistan. Produce and tea are the major exports in Kenya, with tea being the most exported item. Tea is responsible for approximately 21 percent of Kenya's exported goods. Pakistan is a major export market for Kenyan tea.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore