Global Markets, Insecurity Remain Key Risks for Kenya, IMF Says

  • Kenya's economy to grow 6% this year from 5.6% in 2015
  • Net capital inflows may drop $5 billion on global instability

Adverse weather, insecurity and volatile global financial markets remain the biggest threats to Kenya’s economy, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, as it cut its gross domestic product forecast for this year to 6 percent, from a previous estimate of 6.8 percent.

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