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Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad

2012 - 2017 | quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Generated

Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 154.0 USD mn in Mar 2017, compared with a growth of 2.4 USD bn in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly. It is available from Mar 2012 to Mar 2017 and averaged 1.8 USD bn throughout the period. The data reached an all-time high of 4.2 USD bn in Dec 2014 and a record low of 13.5 USD mn in Mar 2015. 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 remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2016. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 436.9 USD mn in Dec 2016. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 32.8 USD mn in Mar 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 Mar 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

154.0

Mar 2017

2,405.6

Dec 2016

13.5

Mar 2015

4,153.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017

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More Countries for Direct Investment Abroad

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

111,081.0

Jun 2017

130,659.0

Mar 2017

-64,855.0

Dec 2005

167,491.0

Mar 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Canada

16,632.5

Jun 2017

37,586.4

Mar 2017

-1,197.5

Mar 2010

37,586.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
France

5,116.2

Aug 2017

7,768.9

Jul 2017

-8,874.0

Oct 2013

22,233.1

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Germany

7,109.7

Aug 2017

2,738.2

Jul 2017

-33,418.6

Dec 2008

41,621.6

Nov 1998

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Italy

154.0

Aug 2017

-6,030.3

Jul 2017

-19,437.3

Jan 2008

40,252.3

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Japan

7,526.4

Aug 2017

11,174.5

Jul 2017

-13,969.0

Aug 2016

43,955.7

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
United Kingdom

28,319.2

Jun 2017

30,405.1

Mar 2017

-109,035.9

Mar 2014

203,959.8

Mar 2000

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Austria

-1,045.6

Jun 2017

5,907.0

Mar 2017

-26,479.4

Dec 2010

72,530.7

Mar 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

-376.3

Jun 2017

-3,625.5

May 2017

-40,286.9

Oct 2012

76,939.7

Dec 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bulgaria

-7.8

Aug 2017

47.3

Jul 2017

-299.0

Oct 2009

804.6

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Cyprus

2,924.5

Jun 2017

1,991.7

Mar 2017

-4,631.6

Dec 2011

42,580.6

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Czech Republic

1,392.3

Aug 2017

-254.4

Jul 2017

-2,984.2

May 2012

3,351.6

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Denmark

-264.9

Aug 2017

-21.6

Jul 2017

-19,865.3

Dec 2012

15,613.3

May 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Estonia

1.5

Aug 2017

-34.9

Jul 2017

-2,090.3

Jul 2011

492.5

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Finland

472.5

Aug 2017

538.5

Jul 2017

-13,913.6

Aug 2009

10,434.9

Jan 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Greece

139.2

Jul 2017

-538.5

Jun 2017

-2,369.9

Jun 2016

2,886.6

Aug 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hungary

-646.4

Jun 2017

2,864.4

Mar 2017

-19,675.8

Dec 2010

73,375.1

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Iceland

70.5

Jun 2017

-436.9

Mar 2017

-1,880.0

Dec 2010

4,143.6

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ireland

24,896.6

Jun 2017

4,894.4

Mar 2017

-4,247.5

Jun 2016

60,875.2

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

28.4

Aug 2017

5.8

Jul 2017

-67.5

Jun 2009

115.3

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Lithuania

18.3

Aug 2017

1.3

Jul 2017

-237.1

May 2012

476.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Argentina

248.0

Jun 2017

334.4

Mar 2017

-448.8

Sep 2002

1,123.7

Jun 1997

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

381,344.7

Jun 2017

25.4

Mar 2017

-12,655.1

Dec 2016

426,513.0

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malta

-1,657.6

Jun 2017

-1,613.0

Mar 2017

-2,512.3

Jun 2014

4,272.4

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bolivia

-99.8

Mar 2017

-81.3

Dec 2016

-142.5

Sep 2015

134.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Netherlands

14,632.0

Jun 2017

125,932.4

Mar 2017

-64,151.2

Jun 2009

205,249.5

Jun 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Norway

2,432.8

Jun 2017

-2,296.8

Mar 2017

-7,982.2

Dec 2009

18,585.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brazil

340.6

Aug 2017

487.4

Jul 2017

-5,197.3

Jan 2011

15,082.3

Oct 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Poland

253.0

Aug 2017

-929.0

Jul 2017

-43,695.0

Apr 2007

42,962.0

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Chile

534.6

Aug 2017

605.8

Jul 2017

-6,111.5

Jun 2008

9,873.7

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Portugal

335.5

Aug 2017

-18.9

Jul 2017

-9,772.3

Sep 2010

6,438.9

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Colombia

1,274.8

Jun 2017

716.5

Mar 2017

-1,167.6

Dec 2012

4,694.9

Dec 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Romania

-83.9

Aug 2017

-81.9

Jul 2017

-986.4

May 2016

921.7

Feb 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Slovakia

676.1

Aug 2017

-507.8

Jul 2017

-1,409.4

Dec 2014

1,231.2

Mar 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Slovenia

-134.6

Aug 2017

68.5

Jul 2017

-214.4

Dec 2015

345.4

Sep 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mexico

2,490.1

Jun 2017

2,115.4

Mar 2017

-2,388.3

Jun 2010

6,566.8

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Spain

2,962.1

Jul 2017

3,503.6

Jun 2017

-7,530.8

Feb 2010

37,997.8

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Panama

103.2

Jun 2017

97.7

Mar 2017

-247.6

Mar 2013

573.0

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sweden

12,478.2

Jun 2017

4,562.7

Mar 2017

-7,281.3

Dec 2014

18,045.5

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Switzerland

-15,130.7

Jun 2017

12,621.5

Mar 2017

-15,130.7

Jun 2017

51,578.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Peru

663.0

Jun 2017

-21.6

Mar 2017

-1,271.7

Dec 2015

779.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Uruguay

305.6

Jun 2017

-101.6

Mar 2017

-1,151.6

Jun 2013

1,564.0

Jun 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 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

95.5

2015

-18.4

2014

-271.7

2013

533.9

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Australia

1,258.0

Jun 2017

-2,989.9

Mar 2017

-45,519.9

Jun 2005

11,906.9

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bangladesh

2.0

Jun 2016

2.0

Mar 2016

0.0

Jun 2010

12.4

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1997 - Jun 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Brunei

507.9

2015

381.8

2014

-84.1

2010

859.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Cambodia

51.2

Mar 2017

30.8

Dec 2016

-2.6

Mar 2005

51.2

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bahrain

170.2

2016

496.8

2015

-1,791.5

2009

1,669.1

2007

USD mn

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

20,541.0

Jun 2017

20,519.4

Mar 2017

-754.0

Sep 2000

66,622.6

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Botswana

155.6

Mar 2017

155.7

Dec 2016

-54.7

Jun 2006

155.7

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Hong Kong

42,502.7

Jun 2017

22,875.6

Mar 2017

-5,695.1

Jun 2015

58,614.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

3,017.2

Jun 2017

4,143.2

Mar 2017

-3,016.3

Sep 2016

8,871.7

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Israel

1,200.0

Jun 2017

1,424.0

Mar 2017

-33.0

Sep 1983

10,961.3

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Indonesia

348.5

Jun 2017

394.4

Mar 2017

-12,869.3

Dec 2016

5,085.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Jordan

6.5

Jun 2017

-3.1

Mar 2017

-104.1

Mar 2006

62.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Korea

2,986.7

Aug 2017

740.8

Jul 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malawi

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3,591.9

Jun 2017

602.4

Mar 2017

-721.6

Mar 2009

7,569.7

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Macau

-737.1

2016

-270.8

2015

-737.1

2016

2,186.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

285.4

Jun 2017

705.0

Mar 2017

-2,192.9

Jun 2000

3,145.3

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Pakistan

9.0

Sep 2017

22.0

Jun 2017

-18.0

Dec 2013

143.0

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Philippines

63.1

Jun 2017

46.0

May 2017

-115.6

Nov 2005

3,284.1

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

4,485.1

Jun 2017

4,617.5

Mar 2017

-64.0

Sep 2008

13,903.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sri Lanka

18.5

Jun 2017

18.5

Mar 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

4,013.0

Jun 2017

2,642.0

Mar 2017

1.0

Dec 1982

7,348.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Thailand

4,322.1

Jun 2017

3,486.6

Mar 2017

-2,304.3

Mar 2014

6,514.5

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Vietnam

140.0

Jun 2017

180.0

Mar 2017

15.0

Jun 2006

647.0

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Albania

-16.7

Jun 2017

-23.8

Mar 2017

-23.8

Mar 2017

186.1

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

-6.3

Jun 2017

5.7

Mar 2017

-6.3

Jun 2017

145.4

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

503.6

Jun 2017

531.5

Mar 2017

0.0

Dec 2000

3,089.9

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belarus

-9.0

Jun 2017

21.4

Mar 2017

-206.7

Dec 2002

198.2

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

8.7

Jun 2017

2.6

Mar 2017

-86.2

Jun 2009

75.7

Mar 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Croatia

30.2

Jun 2017

241.3

Mar 2017

-552.5

Dec 2015

2,397.2

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Georgia

45.6

Jun 2017

61.5

Mar 2017

-92.0

Jun 2005

234.3

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kazakhstan

1,006.6

Jun 2017

338.0

Mar 2017

-702.6

Mar 2014

3,230.2

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kyrgyzstan

1.0

Mar 2017

0.0

Dec 2016

-27.1

Mar 2010

75.1

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Macedonia

6.8

Jun 2017

36.3

May 2017

-113.3

Dec 2014

89.2

Jan 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Moldova

3.3

Jun 2017

1.8

Mar 2017

-4.0

Mar 2014

28.2

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mongolia

5.9

Aug 2017

0.2

Jul 2017

-6.5

Sep 2009

87.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mauritius

-3,143.0

Jun 2017

-3,375.0

Mar 2017

-16,761.3

Sep 2011

1,951.4

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Montenegro

7.9

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-167.5

Mar 2016

69.7

Sep 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Russia

7,789.7

Jun 2017

8,223.4

Mar 2017

-2,239.6

Jun 2013

65,550.1

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Serbia

26.2

Aug 2017

57.5

Jul 2017

-25.9

Jul 2016

59.5

Feb 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2013 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Turkey

181.0

Aug 2017

-249.0

Jul 2017

-275.0

Jan 2006

2,018.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1992 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ukraine

1.0

Aug 2017

0.0

Jul 2017

-66.0

May 2017

591.0

Mar 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2010 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

595.5

Jun 2017

139.2

Mar 2017

-49.1

Dec 2005

595.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nigeria

313.7

Jun 2017

328.7

Mar 2017

-269.0

Mar 2010

954.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

-356.3

2016

-335.5

2015

-1,498.0

2010

83.2

2000

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

803.3

Jun 2017

268.1

Mar 2017

-1,944.5

Mar 2012

4,687.6

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia

2,830.4

Jun 2017

271.7

Mar 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Africa

2,304.4

Jun 2017

750.4

Mar 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 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

27.4

Jun 2017

39.7

Mar 2017

0.1

Jun 1996

701.5

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kuwait

154.0

Mar 2017

2,405.6

Dec 2016

13.5

Mar 2015

4,153.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
European Union

14,983.0

Aug 2017

-204,514.7

Jul 2017

-204,514.7

Jul 2017

224,998.3

Oct 2013

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kenya

157.7

2016

242.0

2015

39.0

2009

242.0

2015

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

30.8

Mar 2017

65.2

Feb 2017

-106.0

Jun 2008

488.0

Jul 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kosovo

91.8

Jun 2017

69.4

Mar 2017

-5.0

Jun 2014

179.3

Dec 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

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 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

436.9

2016

309.2

2015

309.2

2015

3,257.1

2011

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Jun 2017

11.1

Mar 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

118,805.73

Jul 2017

120,320.07

Jun 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 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 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

0.11

2016

-3.67

2015

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.3

Jul 2017

4.9

Jun 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,002.0

Jun 2017

8,322.4

Mar 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-0.19

Aug 2017

0.28

Jul 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,770.35

2022

33,480.51

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 2017
Equity Market Index

6,679.7

Sep 2017

6,892.1

Aug 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

107,167.3

Jul 2017

106,508.2

Jun 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

107,167.3

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
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

2,702.00

Aug 2017

2,702.00

Jul 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 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 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

104.66

Jun 2017

104.56

May 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 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 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Total Exports

12,844.1

Jun 2017

13,645.5

Mar 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bank Lending Rate

4.74

Jul 2017

4.72

Jun 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

3.9

Jun 2017

3.9

May 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

81,266.99

2022

79,549.79

2021

23,328.33

1991

81,266.99

2022

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

0.303

Jul 2017

0.303

Jun 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

31,268.2

Jun 2017

30,347.4

May 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Nov 2015

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2022

3.15

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.5

Sep 2017

1.2

Aug 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Gross National Product

124,154.46

2016

127,302.08

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,435.95

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Policy Rate

2.75

Sep 2017

2.75

Aug 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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

22,893.01

2016

42,700.36

2015

303.26

1997

129,739.76

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 Apr 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.40

2022

3.40

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
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

1,277,674.06

2014

1,215,674.65

2013

854,044.00

2009

1,277,674.06

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
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

2017

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

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

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

136,907.33

Jul 2017

137,098.92

Jun 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

137,453.47

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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
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

13,763.5

Jul 2017

13,077.4

Jun 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

13,763.5

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

110,890.7

2016

114,606.1

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,179.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

0.0

2016

4,016.0

2015

-26,478.5

1991

79,130.0

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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

1,964.5

Jul 2017

1,625.4

Jun 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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

11.7

Jun 2017

11.2

Mar 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-32.76

Mar 2017

217.20

Dec 2016

-369.46

Dec 2015

817.54

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Exports Growth

9.9

Jun 2017

55.4

Mar 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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

32,918.29

Jul 2017

34,096.98

Jun 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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