Economic Performance

Year published: 17/11/2010

The economic growth momentum that started in 2003 was restrained by a number of factors both internal and external factors in 2008. These factors included the 2008 post election violence, the global financial crisis, high fuel and food prices among others. Combined, the above factors slowed down economic growth from 7.1 per cent in 2007 to 1.7 per cent in 2008.