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Published on July 01, 2015

Kenya’s economy has made remarkable gains over the past five years, maintaining a robust growth rate. 

The GDP growth stood at 5.4 per cent in 2014, an improvement on the 5.1 per cent recorded in 2013 and 4.6 per cent in 2012. 

The outlook is equally robust, with growth projected to reach 7.0 per cent by 2017 for an average of 6.7 per cent between 2014 and 2017). 

Kenya’s GDP now stands at $55 billion following last September’s rebasing making it the ninth largest in Africa and the fifth largest in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more. Source | Business Daily