“We think we are in a comfortable position,” Governor Patrick Njoroge told a news conference, adding that a British vote to leave the EU could hurt the global economy and Kenya would “feel the shock wave”.
Kenya’s foreign exchange reserves stood at $7.6 billion on June 16, equivalent to five months import cover, according the central bank figures on its website.
In March, the International Monetary Fund approved two-year standby facilities for Kenya worth about $1.5 billion, which can be drawn on if the East African nation faces unforeseen shocks.
Britons vote in the referendum on EU membership on Thursday.
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