Kenya’s economy is estimated to have expanded by 5.3 per cent in 2014, compared to a growth of 5.7 per cent in 2013. From the demand side, growth was mainly driven by an increase in private final consumption and a rapid growth in capital investment. From the supply side, the major drivers of the economy were agriculture, forestry and fishing
wholesale and retail trade
and finance and insurance. However, accommodation and food services (hotels and restaurants) sector contracted for the second year in a row.