Kenya Freight Transport Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kenya Freight Transport Report 2015

Kenya Freight Transport Report 2015 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kenya Freight Transport Report 2015
Published Jan 10, 2015
58 pages — Published Jan 10, 2015
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Although Kenya s real GDP grew -.- year-on-year (y-o-y) in Q- ----, according to data released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and reported by Reuters, the country s freight industry will nevertheless face headwinds in the form of the poor performance of Kenya s key export sectors over the coming years. Kenya s key export sectors will continue to post relatively weak growth over the medium term, exerting a drag on the country s trade balance, as well as the freight industry. We predict that the deficit - and the wider current account deficit - will gradually narrow towards the end of our ---- to ---- forecast period due to slower import growth. Figures from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) indicate that export revenues were, in local currency terms, -.- lower in the first six months of ---- than in the same period in ----. The falling value of the Kenyan shilling means that shipments fell by -.- in US dollar terms (see Further Depreciation Ahead , August --). ...In ----, we anticipate the outperformer in terms of mode in Kenya to be air freight, which is forecast to see y-o-y tonnage gains of -.-- . Growth in the rail and maritime spheres will be more modest this year.

...� Business Monitor International Page - proposed route will establish an alternate passage from the Kenyan port of Mombasa to Burundi via Tanzania, stated Mohammed. The road will pass through Holili Singida in Tanzania and Kabanga Kobero on the Tanzania-Burundi border to Bujumbura. ...The road will pass through Holili Singida in Tanzania and Kabanga Kobero on the Tanzania-Burundi border to Bujumbura. Siginon Aviation To Open USD--mn Air Cargo Terminal - A Kenyan freight logistics company is to open a new USD--mn air cargo terminal adjacent to the apron at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Air Cargo World reported in ----. The -,---sq m terminal project undertaken by Siginon Aviation comes in the wake of increasing demands for a safe, secure air cargo facility on the airport s airside. ...The new Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line, to be operated by the China Harbour Engineering Construction Company, will begin at Mombasa, and stretch through Nairobi in Kenya to Kampala in Uganda, at a cost of USD-bn.

...� Business Monitor International Page - Kenya Freight Transport Industry SWOT - Continued The massive Lamu Port and transit corridor project will generate considerable job and wealth-creation opportunities. A new container terminal at Mombasa will help ease congestion. ...

  
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