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Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad

2012 - 2017 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC

Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad fell by 142.4 USD mn in Sep 2017, compared with a drop of 6.2 USD bn in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly. It is available from Mar 2012 to Sep 2017 and averaged -1.8 USD bn throughout the period. The data reached an all-time high of 475.0 USD mn in Mar 2017 and a record low of -6.2 USD bn in Jun 2017. CEIC converts quarterly Direct Investment Abroad into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Direct Investment Abroad in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports of Kuwait, Current Account recorded a surplus of 655.3 USD mn in Dec 2016. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 294.6 USD mn in Dec 2016. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 3.3 USD mn in Sep 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 110.9 USD bn in Dec 2016.

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What was Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-142.4

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018

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Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn: Quarterly: Kuwait

Series Details
Series ID

378243497

Name

Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn: Quarterly: Kuwait

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

USD mn

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

Mar 2012

Last Date

Sep 2017

Last Updated

22 Feb 2018

Statistics
Mean

-2,066.81

Variance

2,318,717.91

Standard deviation

1,522.73

Skewness

-0.82

Kurtosis

1.27

Coefficient variation

-0.74

Median

-1,815.71

Max
Mar 2017

475.03

Min
Jun 2017

-6,192.64

Previous observation
Jun 2017

-6,192.64

Last observation
Sep 2017

-142.40

Number of Observations

23

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

97,035.0

Sep 2017

102,315.0

Jun 2017

-64,855.0

Dec 2005

167,491.0

Mar 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Canada

17,229.4

Sep 2017

13,761.7

Jun 2017

-1,197.5

Mar 2010

36,003.9

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
France

3,279.8

Nov 2017

3,700.5

Oct 2017

-8,874.0

Oct 2013

24,737.3

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Germany

9,020.2

Nov 2017

13,184.8

Oct 2017

-33,418.6

Dec 2008

41,621.6

Nov 1998

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Italy

2,037.3

Nov 2017

2,175.1

Oct 2017

-19,437.3

Jan 2008

40,252.3

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Japan

7,474.2

Nov 2017

8,669.8

Oct 2017

-13,969.0

Aug 2016

43,955.4

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
United Kingdom

52,156.2

Sep 2017

21,794.3

Jun 2017

-109,035.9

Mar 2014

203,959.8

Mar 2000

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Austria

2,896.3

Sep 2017

-1,045.6

Jun 2017

-26,479.4

Dec 2010

72,530.7

Mar 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belgium

-4,884.3

Sep 2017

-5,515.5

Aug 2017

-40,286.9

Oct 2012

76,939.7

Dec 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bulgaria

18.7

Nov 2017

-94.4

Oct 2017

-299.0

Oct 2009

804.6

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Cyprus

-1,490.2

Sep 2017

2,924.5

Jun 2017

-4,631.6

Dec 2011

42,580.6

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Czech Republic

546.9

Nov 2017

-296.2

Oct 2017

-2,984.2

May 2012

3,351.6

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Denmark

2,061.7

Nov 2017

538.9

Oct 2017

-19,865.3

Dec 2012

15,613.3

May 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Estonia

42.4

Nov 2017

22.6

Oct 2017

-2,090.3

Jul 2011

492.5

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Finland

1,647.5

Nov 2017

1,638.6

Oct 2017

-13,913.6

Aug 2009

10,273.3

Jul 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Greece

66.4

Nov 2017

87.9

Oct 2017

-2,441.1

Jun 2016

2,886.6

Aug 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Hungary

2,044.8

Sep 2017

-201.7

Jun 2017

-19,675.8

Dec 2010

73,375.1

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Iceland

-3,598.5

Sep 2017

56.8

Jun 2017

-3,598.5

Sep 2017

4,143.6

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Ireland

12,857.7

Sep 2017

24,896.6

Jun 2017

-4,247.5

Jun 2016

60,875.2

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Latvia

17.6

Nov 2017

-3.5

Oct 2017

-67.5

Jun 2009

115.3

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Lithuania

230.6

Nov 2017

28.9

Oct 2017

-237.1

May 2012

476.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Argentina

280.4

Sep 2017

267.7

Jun 2017

-448.8

Sep 2002

1,123.7

Jun 1997

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Luxembourg

-255,383.3

Sep 2017

110,070.5

Jun 2017

-255,383.3

Sep 2017

426,513.0

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malta

-1,776.9

Sep 2017

-1,657.6

Jun 2017

-2,512.3

Jun 2014

4,272.4

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bolivia

34.7

Jun 2017

-100.4

Mar 2017

-142.5

Sep 2015

134.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Netherlands

51,388.8

Sep 2017

29,350.9

Jun 2017

-64,151.2

Jun 2009

205,249.5

Jun 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Norway

-5,789.6

Sep 2017

2,704.5

Jun 2017

-7,982.2

Dec 2009

18,585.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Brazil

-564.2

Nov 2017

495.8

Oct 2017

-5,197.3

Jan 2011

15,082.3

Oct 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Poland

762.0

Nov 2017

336.0

Oct 2017

-43,695.0

Apr 2007

42,962.0

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Chile

587.0

Nov 2017

779.3

Oct 2017

-6,111.5

Jun 2008

9,873.7

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Portugal

450.8

Nov 2017

147.0

Oct 2017

-9,772.3

Sep 2010

6,438.9

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

856.4

Sep 2017

1,274.8

Jun 2017

-1,167.6

Dec 2012

4,694.9

Dec 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Romania

-18.8

Nov 2017

-18.8

Oct 2017

-986.4

May 2016

921.7

Feb 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovakia

631.3

Nov 2017

708.7

Oct 2017

-1,409.4

Dec 2014

1,231.2

Mar 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovenia

-124.6

Nov 2017

178.4

Oct 2017

-214.4

Dec 2015

345.4

Sep 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mexico

-346.5

Sep 2017

3,269.1

Jun 2017

-2,677.0

Jun 2010

6,605.9

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Spain

-672.4

Oct 2017

8,050.8

Sep 2017

-7,530.8

Feb 2010

37,997.8

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Panama

119.6

Sep 2017

103.0

Jun 2017

-247.6

Mar 2013

573.0

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sweden

6,895.8

Sep 2017

11,615.3

Jun 2017

-7,281.3

Dec 2014

18,045.5

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Switzerland

-24,505.0

Sep 2017

-12,060.9

Jun 2017

-24,505.0

Sep 2017

46,144.2

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Peru

-78.5

Sep 2017

663.0

Jun 2017

-1,271.7

Dec 2015

779.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Uruguay

168.4

Sep 2017

159.1

Jun 2017

-1,146.6

Jun 2013

1,536.7

Jun 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Venezuela

272.0

Sep 2015

369.0

Jun 2015

-2,951.0

Jun 2011

1,713.0

Mar 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2015

Updated on Oct 2016
Algeria

46.8

2016

95.5

2015

-271.7

2013

533.9

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

9,442.9

Sep 2017

-123.2

Jun 2017

-45,519.9

Jun 2005

11,906.9

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bangladesh

7.1

Jun 2017

23.8

Mar 2017

0.0

Jun 2010

29.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Brunei

507.9

2015

381.8

2014

-84.1

2010

859.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Cambodia

40.0

Sep 2017

112.7

Jun 2017

-2.6

Mar 2005

112.7

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bahrain

170.2

2016

496.8

2015

-1,791.5

2009

1,669.1

2007

USD mn

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

23,998.1

Sep 2017

20,541.0

Jun 2017

-754.0

Sep 2000

66,622.6

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Botswana

158.7

Jun 2017

155.6

Mar 2017

-54.7

Jun 2006

158.7

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Hong Kong

8,174.7

Sep 2017

42,502.7

Jun 2017

-5,695.1

Jun 2015

58,614.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
India

2,287.6

Sep 2017

3,062.1

Jun 2017

-3,016.3

Sep 2016

8,871.7

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Israel

1,742.0

Sep 2017

1,359.0

Jun 2017

-33.0

Sep 1983

10,961.3

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Indonesia

785.8

Sep 2017

-107.8

Jun 2017

-12,870.3

Dec 2016

5,085.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Jordan

6.2

Sep 2017

6.5

Jun 2017

-104.1

Mar 2006

62.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Korea

2,777.4

Nov 2017

214.5

Oct 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malawi

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018
Malaysia

1,815.8

Sep 2017

3,591.9

Jun 2017

-721.6

Mar 2009

7,569.7

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macau

-66.4

2016

-219.9

2015

-593.4

2009

2,186.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

-864.4

Sep 2017

346.0

Jun 2017

-2,192.9

Jun 2000

3,145.3

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Pakistan

4.0

Dec 2017

2.0

Sep 2017

-18.0

Dec 2013

143.0

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Philippines

139.5

Sep 2017

218.2

Aug 2017

-115.6

Nov 2005

3,284.1

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Singapore

4,208.0

Sep 2017

4,504.4

Jun 2017

-64.0

Sep 2008

13,903.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sri Lanka

18.5

Sep 2017

18.5

Jun 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Taiwan

3,075.0

Sep 2017

4,017.0

Jun 2017

1.0

Dec 1982

7,348.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Thailand

4,151.0

Sep 2017

5,529.4

Jun 2017

-2,304.3

Mar 2014

6,514.5

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Vietnam

100.0

Sep 2017

140.0

Jun 2017

15.0

Jun 2006

647.0

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Albania

-8.2

Sep 2017

-20.5

Jun 2017

-23.8

Mar 2017

186.1

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Armenia

6.3

Sep 2017

-6.3

Jun 2017

-6.3

Jun 2017

145.4

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Azerbaijan

575.7

Sep 2017

503.6

Jun 2017

0.0

Dec 2000

3,089.9

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

26.2

Sep 2017

-9.0

Jun 2017

-206.7

Dec 2002

198.2

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

26.0

Sep 2017

12.9

Jun 2017

-86.2

Jun 2009

75.7

Mar 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Croatia

344.3

Sep 2017

40.3

Jun 2017

-549.2

Dec 2015

2,398.8

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Georgia

77.4

Sep 2017

45.6

Jun 2017

-92.0

Jun 2005

234.3

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kazakhstan

570.1

Sep 2017

949.9

Jun 2017

-702.6

Mar 2014

3,230.2

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kyrgyzstan

0.0

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

-27.1

Mar 2010

75.1

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Macedonia

10.6

Sep 2017

10.9

Aug 2017

-113.3

Dec 2014

89.2

Jan 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Moldova

1.7

Sep 2017

6.7

Jun 2017

-4.0

Mar 2014

28.2

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Mongolia

2.6

Nov 2017

11.0

Oct 2017

-6.5

Sep 2009

87.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Mauritius

-3,172.0

Sep 2017

-3,143.0

Jun 2017

-16,761.3

Sep 2011

1,951.4

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Montenegro

4.7

Sep 2017

7.9

Jun 2017

-167.5

Mar 2016

69.7

Sep 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Russia

9,079.3

Sep 2017

7,677.5

Jun 2017

-2,239.6

Jun 2013

65,550.1

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Serbia

2.2

Nov 2017

10.5

Oct 2017

-25.9

Jul 2016

59.6

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2013 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Turkey

349.0

Nov 2017

186.0

Oct 2017

-275.0

Jan 2006

2,018.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ukraine

0.0

Nov 2017

0.0

Oct 2017

-67.0

May 2017

591.0

Mar 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2010 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Morocco

115.0

Sep 2017

595.5

Jun 2017

-49.1

Dec 2005

595.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nigeria

322.2

Sep 2017

313.7

Jun 2017

-269.0

Mar 2010

954.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Oman

-356.3

2016

-335.5

2015

-1,498.0

2010

83.2

2000

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

393.4

Sep 2017

803.3

Jun 2017

-1,944.5

Mar 2012

4,687.6

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Saudi Arabia

1,374.4

Sep 2017

2,385.1

Jun 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Africa

4,326.7

Sep 2017

2,304.4

Jun 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Arab Emirates

13,614.7

2016

16,691.6

2015

-57.7

1990

16,691.6

2015

USD mn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

52.4

Sep 2017

27.4

Jun 2017

0.1

Jun 1996

701.5

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kuwait

-142.4

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
European Union

-5,522.2

Nov 2017

40,460.9

Oct 2017

-187,901.6

Jul 2017

224,998.3

Oct 2013

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kenya

157.7

2016

242.0

2015

39.0

2009

242.0

2015

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

45.0

Jun 2017

49.5

May 2017

-106.0

Jun 2008

488.0

Jul 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kosovo

16.6

Sep 2017

8.0

Jun 2017

-11.3

Jun 2011

27.0

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018

More Indicators for Kuwait

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Foreign Direct Investment

294.5

2016

282.6

2015

282.6

2015

3,890.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

10.7

Sep 2017

3.4

Jun 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Money Supply M2

120,219.46

Oct 2017

121,319.26

Sep 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.5

2016

0.6

2015

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Labour Productivity Growth

-1.43

2017

0.33

2016

-14.22

2009

89.38

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Domestic Credit Growth

7.0

Nov 2017

7.7

Oct 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.2

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Total Imports

8,206.0

Sep 2017

8,002.1

Jun 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.3

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.37

Oct 2017

0.00

Sep 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

32,734.02

2022

31,516.56

2021

7,960.51

1991

45,993.65

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Crude Oil: Exports

2,128.20

2016

1,963.80

2015

948.20

1999

2,128.20

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Equity Market Index

6,687.8

Jan 2018

6,408.0

Dec 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Domestic Credit

111,985.9

Nov 2017

111,874.8

Oct 2017

20,673.7

Jan 1994

111,985.9

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Visitor Arrivals

14,240

Dec 2015

14,152

Nov 2015

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Crude Oil: Production

2,703.00

Nov 2017

2,708.00

Oct 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Short Term Interest Rate

1.88

Jan 2018

1.88

Dec 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Gold Reserves

104.86

Oct 2017

105.14

Sep 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Total Exports

13,539.9

Sep 2017

12,844.1

Jun 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bank Lending Rate

4.76

Dec 2017

4.74

Nov 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Producer Price Index Growth

1.0

Dec 2017

1.4

Nov 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

79,936.96

2022

78,147.25

2021

23,328.33

1991

79,936.96

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.301

Jan 2018

0.302

Dec 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

30,116.2

Nov 2017

28,821.3

Oct 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Visitor Arrivals Growth

28.7

Dec 2016

45.0

Nov 2016

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on Feb 2018
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.16

2022

3.32

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-13.9

2015

8.2

2014

-14.3

1994

32.5

2008

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2018
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.0

Jan 2018

1.1

Dec 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Gross National Product

124,163.32

2016

127,279.25

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,423.21

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.6

2016

7.4

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2018
M2 Growth

0.9

Apr/2017

0.7

Mar/2017

-4.3

Sep/1996

26.9

Jan/2008

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,202.56

2016

47,618.04

2015

526.40

1962

50,202.56

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Policy Rate

2.75

Jan 2018

2.75

Dec 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

24,186.53

2016

42,809.11

2015

303.26

1997

129,742.01

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-10.0

Mar 2017

-12.8

Feb 2017

-100.0

May 1991

1,223.9

Jun 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,699,118.00

2017

2,612,083.00

2016

1,197,887.00

2000

2,699,118.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2022

2.70

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,470,026.61

2016

1,596,671.48

2015

134,631.06

1995

1,596,671.48

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

136,068.42

2016

123,576.96

2015

28,486.10

1999

153,141.66

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,392,806.00

2016

5,846,335.00

2015

0.00

1985

7,600,000.00

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

4,311.00

2016

3,852.00

2015

688.00

2012

4,311.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

1,262,174.00

2016

1,246,674.00

2015

700,000.00

2010

1,277,674.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

25,140.67

2016

27,031.23

2015

11,424.61

1998

45,517.86

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Total Deposits

137,946.42

Nov 2017

137,583.99

Oct 2017

21,699.45

Mar 1994

139,342.36

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Imports: ICT Goods

2,435,340.93

2015

2,269,721.84

2014

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

28,545.16

2016

43,544.19

2015

3,723.09

1999

90,965.16

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

403,234.00

2016

480,000.00

2015

3,316.00

1960

538,219.00

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

146.55

2016

163.15

2015

0.00

1985

218.43

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,291.00

2016

16,909.00

2015

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

5,686.60

2016

5,543.85

2015

1,108.15

1995

9,117.54

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

156,699,000.00

2015

155,602,800.00

2014

127,996,864.00

2009

161,551,800.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

15,769.0

Nov 2017

15,780.0

Oct 2017

5,117.8

Jun 2013

16,481.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nominal GDP

110,898.6

2016

114,585.5

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Current Account Balance

655.3

2016

8,492.5

2015

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Electricity Production

3,891

Dec 2015

4,118

Nov 2015

0

Feb 2003

8,266

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Household Debt

2,040.5

Nov 2017

2,051.2

Oct 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

10.9

Sep 2017

11.7

Jun 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment

3.31

Sep 2017

1,766.04

Jun 2017

-369.42

Dec 2015

1,766.04

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Total Exports Growth

9.1

Sep 2017

9.9

Jun 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Nominal GDP Growth

-2.80

2016

-25.52

2015

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,754.86

2016

27,725.29

2015

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

33,596.08

Nov 2017

32,936.68

Oct 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.12

2016

22.39

2015

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.19

2015

1,791.90

2014

930.00

2005

1,876.19

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

89,510.41

2015

63,635.69

2014

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017