Explore our Data

Submit

Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad

2012 - 2017 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC

Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad fell by 2.3 USD bn in Dec 2017, compared with a growth of 1.3 USD bn in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly. It is available from Mar 2012 to Dec 2017 and averaged -1.9 USD bn throughout the period. The data reached an all-time high of 1.3 USD bn in Sep 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.

CEIC only displays a select group of indicators on our website.
Explore the complete set of 4 million+ time series by registering for a free trial.

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

Last

-2,283.9

Dec 2017
Previous

1,271.6

Sep 2017
Min

-6,192.6

Jun 2017
Max

1,271.6

Sep 2017
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-2,283.9

Dec 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018

View Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad from Mar 2012 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad

Series Details
Series ID

378243497

Name

Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

USD mn

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

Mar 2012

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

20 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

-2,016.9

Variance

2,540,915.5

Standard deviation

1,594.0

Skewness

-0.4

Kurtosis

1.3

Coefficient variation

-0.8

Median

-1,882.9

Max
Sep 2017

1,271.6

Min
Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Previous observation
Sep 2017

1,271.6

Last observation
Dec 2017

-2,283.9

Number of Observations

24

Get This Data

More Countries for Direct Investment Abroad

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

16.3

Dec 2017

-40.5

Sep 2017

-40.5

Sep 2017

186.1

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-22
Algeria

46.8

2016

95.5

2015

-271.7

2013

533.9

2011

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Argentina

277.9

Dec 2017

287.7

Sep 2017

-448.8

Sep 2002

1,123.7

Jun 1997

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Armenia

16.6

Dec 2017

6.3

Sep 2017

-6.3

Jun 2017

145.4

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Australia

3,606.4

Dec 2017

8,722.6

Sep 2017

-45,519.9

Jun 2005

11,906.9

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Austria

8,682.6

Dec 2017

2,174.9

Sep 2017

-26,479.4

Dec 2010

72,530.7

Mar 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Azerbaijan

953.5

Dec 2017

575.7

Sep 2017

0.0

Dec 2000

3,089.9

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Bahrain

229.0

2017

-880.1

2016

-1,791.5

2009

3,191.0

2015

USD mn

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-23
Belarus

-6.9

Dec 2017

26.2

Sep 2017

-206.7

Dec 2002

198.2

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Belgium

-5,909.7

Dec 2017

698.7

Nov 2017

-40,286.9

Oct 2012

76,939.7

Dec 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bolivia

86.1

Sep 2017

35.6

Jun 2017

-142.5

Sep 2015

134.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bosnia and Herzegovina

9.6

Dec 2017

26.0

Sep 2017

-86.2

Jun 2009

75.7

Mar 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Botswana

83.9

Dec 2017

82.8

Sep 2017

-54.7

Jun 2006

122.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-02
Brazil

322.4

Mar 2018

-51.3

Feb 2018

-5,197.3

Jan 2011

15,082.3

Oct 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Brunei

507.9

2015

381.8

2014

-84.1

2010

859.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

34.3

Feb 2018

-29.3

Jan 2018

-299.0

Oct 2009

804.6

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Canada

15,242.6

Dec 2017

14,546.9

Sep 2017

-1,197.5

Mar 2010

35,262.2

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Chile

547.7

Mar 2018

491.0

Feb 2018

-6,111.5

Jun 2008

10,131.0

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
China

18,100.0

Mar 2018

36,855.5

Dec 2017

-754.0

Sep 2000

66,622.6

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Colombia

853.8

Dec 2017

844.6

Sep 2017

-1,167.6

Dec 2012

4,694.9

Dec 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Croatia

-47.1

Dec 2017

353.3

Sep 2017

-549.2

Dec 2015

2,398.8

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cyprus

1,929.9

Dec 2017

-1,502.4

Sep 2017

-4,631.6

Dec 2011

42,580.6

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-04
Czech Republic

1,142.1

Feb 2018

-2,290.4

Jan 2018

-2,984.2

May 2012

3,351.6

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Denmark

435.6

Feb 2018

-123.8

Jan 2018

-19,865.3

Dec 2012

15,613.3

May 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Egypt

79.5

Dec 2017

52.4

Sep 2017

0.1

Jun 1996

701.5

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Estonia

-1.4

Feb 2018

-37.9

Jan 2018

-2,090.3

Jul 2011

492.5

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-13
European Union

36,799.8

Feb 2018

45,564.7

Jan 2018

-189,702.6

Jul 2017

224,998.3

Oct 2013

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Finland

-2,009.0

Feb 2018

-1,508.8

Jan 2018

-13,913.6

Aug 2009

10,273.3

Jul 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
France

16,179.7

Mar 2018

2,850.5

Feb 2018

-8,874.0

Oct 2013

24,737.3

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Georgia

21.3

Dec 2017

79.8

Sep 2017

-92.0

Jun 2005

234.3

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Germany

16,760.2

Feb 2018

9,503.1

Jan 2018

-33,418.6

Dec 2008

41,621.6

Nov 1998

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

15.7

Feb 2018

479.0

Jan 2018

-2,441.1

Jun 2016

2,886.6

Aug 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Hong Kong

27,375.9

Dec 2017

8,174.7

Sep 2017

-5,695.1

Jun 2015

58,614.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Hungary

-20,367.9

Dec 2017

1,930.4

Sep 2017

-20,367.9

Dec 2017

73,278.9

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Iceland

-1,320.4

Dec 2017

77.2

Jun 2017

-1,880.0

Dec 2010

4,143.6

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-08
India

1,704.4

Dec 2017

2,340.5

Sep 2017

-3,016.3

Sep 2016

8,871.7

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Indonesia

486.4

Dec 2017

933.4

Sep 2017

-12,870.3

Dec 2016

5,085.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-02
Ireland

-25,512.0

Dec 2017

12,857.7

Sep 2017

-25,512.0

Dec 2017

60,875.2

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Israel

1,729.9

Dec 2017

1,763.3

Sep 2017

-33.0

Sep 1983

10,961.4

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Italy

4,952.0

Feb 2018

1,923.9

Jan 2018

-19,437.3

Jan 2008

40,252.3

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Japan

9,328.2

Feb 2018

15,073.0

Jan 2018

-12,465.0

Aug 2016

43,771.3

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

-3.0

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-104.1

Mar 2006

62.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kazakhstan

-1,416.5

Dec 2017

660.4

Sep 2017

-1,416.5

Dec 2017

3,230.2

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Kenya

257.1

2017

157.7

2016

39.0

2009

257.1

2017

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

2,802.3

Mar 2018

1,198.2

Feb 2018

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Kosovo

17.4

Dec 2017

16.6

Sep 2017

-11.3

Jun 2011

27.0

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Kuwait

-2,283.9

Dec 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kyrgyzstan

0.8

Sep 2017

29.5

Jun 2017

-27.1

Mar 2010

75.1

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Latvia

-11.1

Feb 2018

-2.4

Jan 2018

-67.5

Jun 2009

115.3

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Lebanon

52.2

Sep 2017

36.6

Aug 2017

-106.0

Jun 2008

488.0

Jul 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Lithuania

12.8

Feb 2018

-15.2

Jan 2018

-237.1

May 2012

476.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Luxembourg

-164,804.3

Dec 2017

-254,194.5

Sep 2017

-254,194.5

Sep 2017

464,020.5

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macau

-66.4

2016

-219.9

2015

-593.4

2009

2,186.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-08
Macedonia

-33.0

Dec 2017

8.3

Nov 2017

-113.3

Dec 2014

90.0

Jan 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Malawi

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-04-20
Malaysia

177.6

Dec 2017

1,815.8

Sep 2017

-721.6

Mar 2009

7,569.7

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Malta

-1,794.8

Dec 2017

-1,776.9

Sep 2017

-2,512.3

Jun 2014

4,272.4

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mauritius

-1,985.0

Dec 2017

-3,172.0

Sep 2017

-16,761.3

Sep 2011

1,951.4

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mexico

3,043.1

Dec 2017

-2,635.2

Sep 2017

-2,677.0

Jun 2010

7,403.0

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Moldova

-5.6

Dec 2017

2.1

Sep 2017

-5.6

Dec 2017

28.2

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

-2.9

Mar 2018

4.9

Feb 2018

-6.5

Sep 2009

87.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Montenegro

-4.2

Dec 2017

4.7

Sep 2017

-167.5

Mar 2016

69.7

Sep 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Morocco

102.1

Dec 2017

115.0

Sep 2017

-49.1

Dec 2005

595.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Netherlands

62,808.1

Dec 2017

57,279.7

Sep 2017

-64,151.2

Jun 2009

205,249.5

Jun 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
New Zealand

245.8

Dec 2017

-900.9

Sep 2017

-2,192.9

Jun 2000

3,145.3

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nigeria

321.5

Dec 2017

322.2

Sep 2017

-269.0

Mar 2010

954.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Norway

6,858.4

Dec 2017

-4,953.9

Sep 2017

-7,982.2

Dec 2009

18,585.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Oman

-356.3

2016

-335.5

2015

-1,498.0

2010

83.2

2000

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Pakistan

1.0

Mar 2018

5.0

Dec 2017

-18.0

Dec 2013

143.0

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Panama

-438.1

Dec 2017

119.6

Sep 2017

-438.1

Dec 2017

573.0

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Peru

-300.6

Dec 2017

-78.5

Sep 2017

-1,271.7

Dec 2015

779.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

121.0

Dec 2017

743.8

Nov 2017

-367.8

Jan 2016

3,284.1

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

2,050.0

Feb 2018

-1,304.0

Jan 2018

-43,695.0

Apr 2007

42,962.0

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Portugal

-771.5

Feb 2018

-251.8

Jan 2018

-9,772.3

Sep 2010

6,438.9

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Qatar

230.2

Dec 2017

393.4

Sep 2017

-1,944.5

Mar 2012

4,687.6

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Romania

-19.7

Feb 2018

24.4

Jan 2018

-986.4

May 2016

921.7

Feb 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Russia

12,527.2

Dec 2017

9,627.9

Sep 2017

-2,239.6

Jun 2013

65,550.1

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Saudi Arabia

1,661.7

Dec 2017

1,380.0

Sep 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Serbia

25.2

Feb 2018

18.3

Jan 2018

-25.9

Jul 2016

59.6

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Singapore

7,884.7

Dec 2017

7,915.5

Sep 2017

-64.0

Sep 2008

16,199.3

Sep 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

808.8

Feb 2018

-732.9

Jan 2018

-1,409.4

Dec 2014

1,231.2

Mar 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Slovenia

121.7

Feb 2018

-20.5

Jan 2018

-214.4

Dec 2015

345.4

Sep 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
South Africa

-232.9

Dec 2017

4,430.7

Sep 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Spain

-773.7

Feb 2018

4,205.5

Jan 2018

-8,567.0

Oct 2017

37,997.8

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Sri Lanka

17.9

Dec 2017

17.9

Sep 2017

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Sweden

3,305.4

Dec 2017

7,006.5

Sep 2017

-7,281.3

Dec 2014

18,045.5

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Switzerland

4,060.6

Dec 2017

-28,327.6

Sep 2017

-28,327.6

Sep 2017

46,144.2

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Taiwan

2,087.0

Dec 2017

2,975.0

Sep 2017

1.0

Dec 1982

7,341.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Thailand

7,690.6

Dec 2017

4,042.2

Sep 2017

-2,304.3

Mar 2014

7,690.6

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Turkey

779.0

Feb 2018

318.0

Jan 2018

-275.0

Jan 2006

2,018.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1992 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ukraine

0.0

Mar 2018

2.0

Feb 2018

-67.0

May 2017

591.0

Mar 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
United Arab Emirates

14,050.4

2017

13,614.7

2016

-57.7

1990

16,691.6

2015

USD mn

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
United Kingdom

10,480.9

Dec 2017

66,493.9

Sep 2017

-109,035.9

Mar 2014

203,959.8

Mar 2000

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

79,905.0

Dec 2017

111,538.0

Sep 2017

-64,855.0

Dec 2005

167,491.0

Mar 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Uruguay

208.0

Dec 2017

172.9

Sep 2017

-1,146.8

Jun 2013

1,536.7

Jun 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
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 2018-04-30
Vietnam

120.0

Dec 2017

100.0

Sep 2017

15.0

Jun 2006

647.0

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24

More Indicators for Kuwait

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

24,186.53

2016

42,809.11

2015

303.26

1997

129,742.01

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Bank Lending Rate

4.76

Feb 2018

4.99

Jan 2018

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-1.02

Mar 2018

-0.83

Feb 2018

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.6

Mar 2018

0.8

Feb 2018

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2017-10-25
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 2017-06-13
Crude Oil: Production

2,704.00

Mar 2018

2,702.00

Feb 2018

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-12
Current Account Balance

7,578.7

2017

655.3

2016

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit

112,547.6

Feb 2018

112,211.1

Jan 2018

20,673.7

Jan 1994

112,547.6

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit Growth

4.5

Feb 2018

5.9

Jan 2018

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2016-12-27
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 2018-05-03
Exchange Rate against USD

0.300

Apr 2018

0.300

Mar 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Exports: ICT Goods

63,651.96

2016

89,510.41

2015

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2023

2.70

2022

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.50

2023

0.70

2022

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.99

2023

3.67

2022

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

76,464.80

2023

75,105.32

2022

23,328.33

1991

76,464.80

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.79

2023

23.10

2022

4.02

1997

23.79

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

24.58

2023

22.12

2022

1.53

2013

24.58

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.48

2023

24.04

2022

1.66

1991

35.69

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

33,446.42

2023

32,451.37

2022

7,960.51

1991

45,726.19

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

5.20

2023

5.05

2022

1.36

1991

5.20

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.86

2023

3.77

2022

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

131.9

2017

294.6

2016

131.9

2017

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves

33,248.1

Mar 2018

32,568.5

Feb 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

33,248.1

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.17

2017

26.12

2016

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

10.6

Dec 2017

10.8

Sep 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-761.30

Dec 2017

-6.62

Sep 2017

-761.30

Dec 2017

1,766.04

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

11.9

2017

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP per Capita

26,687.53

2017

25,140.67

2016

11,424.61

1998

45,517.86

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gold Reserves

106.03

Mar 2018

105.82

Feb 2018

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.8

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Household Debt

1,858.5

Feb 2018

2,020.9

Jan 2018

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.3

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Imports: ICT Goods

2,011,554.23

2016

2,435,340.93

2015

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-16
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 2017-06-15
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 2017-06-15
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 2018-04-20
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.74

2017

-2.62

2016

-13.97

2009

90.96

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

76.7

2017

79.2

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Minerals Production

161,871,900.00

2016

156,699,000.00

2015

127,996,864.00

2009

161,871,900.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

34,354.27

Feb 2018

33,461.39

Jan 2018

3,504.88

Sep 1994

35,391.67

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Money Supply M2

123,249.22

Feb 2018

122,017.69

Jan 2018

21,437.29

Mar 1994

123,249.22

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

14,582.40

Dec 2017

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

87,958.80

Dec 2017

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
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 2017-06-13
Nominal GDP

120,106.6

2017

110,898.6

2016

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nominal GDP Growth

8.74

2017

-2.80

2016

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
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 2018-04-19
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 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Policy Rate

3.00

Apr 2018

3.00

Mar 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,206.14

2016

47,609.50

2015

526.40

1962

50,206.14

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,756.91

2016

27,720.32

2015

224.00

1962

28,879.24

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Short Term Interest Rate

2.00

Apr 2018

2.00

Mar 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

9.95

2016

12.20

2015

1.23

1960

24.01

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

133.07

2016

148.54

2015

0.00

1985

200.93

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

139,352.32

Feb 2018

138,416.50

Jan 2018

21,699.45

Mar 1994

139,574.21

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Exports

15,345.3

Dec 2017

13,087.5

Sep 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Exports Growth

12.6

Dec 2017

9.1

Sep 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Imports

8,932.1

Dec 2017

8,340.8

Sep 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,932.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Imports Growth

11.3

Dec 2017

12.5

Sep 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Visitor Arrivals

18,330

Dec 2016

20,521

Nov 2016

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20