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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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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Canada

37,274.9

Mar 2017

24,993.0

Dec 2016

-1,197.5

Mar 2010

37,274.9

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
France

4,884.1

Jun 2017

3,596.8

May 2017

-8,874.0

Oct 2013

22,233.1

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Germany

14,162.9

Jun 2017

10,887.6

May 2017

-33,418.6

Dec 2008

41,621.6

Nov 1998

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Italy

-1,186.8

May 2017

-45.5

Apr 2017

-19,437.3

Jan 2008

40,252.3

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Japan

13,764.7

Jun 2017

15,735.4

May 2017

-13,969.0

Aug 2016

43,955.7

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
United Kingdom

31,301.8

Mar 2017

1,605.2

Dec 2016

-95,196.4

Mar 2014

203,959.8

Mar 2000

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Austria

5,004.2

Mar 2017

-10,958.1

Dec 2016

-26,479.4

Dec 2010

72,530.7

Mar 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Belgium

-11,047.0

Mar 2017

1,284.4

Feb 2017

-40,286.9

Oct 2012

76,939.7

Dec 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Bulgaria

35.4

May 2017

10.3

Apr 2017

-299.0

Oct 2009

804.6

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Cyprus

1,007.6

Mar 2017

1,967.4

Dec 2016

-4,631.6

Dec 2011

42,580.6

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Czech Republic

-124.3

Jun 2017

527.3

May 2017

-2,984.2

May 2012

3,351.6

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Denmark

1,756.7

May 2017

1,577.3

Apr 2017

-19,865.3

Dec 2012

15,613.3

May 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Estonia

122.6

Jun 2017

45.2

May 2017

-2,090.3

Jul 2011

492.5

Dec 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Finland

3,231.0

May 2017

3,132.8

Apr 2017

-13,913.6

Aug 2009

10,434.9

Jan 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Greece

98.7

May 2017

101.9

Apr 2017

-2,370.0

Jun 2016

2,886.6

Aug 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Hungary

1,955.0

Mar 2017

71,630.9

Dec 2016

-19,675.8

Dec 2010

71,630.9

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1992 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Iceland

-459.9

Mar 2017

-811.2

Dec 2016

-1,880.0

Dec 2010

4,143.6

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Ireland

4,894.4

Mar 2017

-2,242.3

Dec 2016

-4,247.5

Jun 2016

60,875.2

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Latvia

-5.6

Jun 2017

10.5

May 2017

-67.5

Jun 2009

115.3

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Lithuania

30.2

Jun 2017

-7.6

May 2017

-237.1

May 2012

476.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Argentina

294.3

Mar 2017

247.7

Dec 2016

-448.8

Sep 2002

1,123.7

Jun 1997

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Luxembourg

-25,314.9

Mar 2017

-4,314.2

Dec 2016

-26,335.5

Dec 2015

400,935.9

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Malta

-1,613.0

Mar 2017

-1,498.5

Dec 2016

-2,512.3

Jun 2014

4,272.4

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Bolivia

-50.8

Dec 2016

-32.4

Sep 2016

-142.5

Sep 2015

134.5

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Netherlands

116,478.7

Mar 2017

4,150.2

Dec 2016

-64,177.8

Dec 2015

205,249.5

Jun 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Norway

1,735.1

Mar 2017

-6,769.3

Dec 2016

-7,982.2

Dec 2009

18,609.3

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Brazil

97.2

Jun 2017

66.2

May 2017

-5,197.3

Jan 2011

15,082.3

Oct 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Poland

1,004.0

Jun 2017

-535.0

May 2017

-43,695.0

Apr 2007

42,962.0

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Chile

1,561.0

Jun 2017

1,316.7

May 2017

-6,111.5

Jun 2008

9,873.7

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Portugal

619.1

May 2017

151.2

Apr 2017

-9,772.3

Sep 2010

6,438.9

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Colombia

716.5

Mar 2017

1,970.3

Dec 2016

-1,167.6

Dec 2012

4,694.9

Dec 2005

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Romania

-82.0

Jun 2017

-80.7

May 2017

-1,001.1

May 2016

916.2

Feb 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Slovakia

267.0

May 2017

-17.5

Apr 2017

-1,409.4

Dec 2014

1,231.2

Mar 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Slovenia

83.0

Jun 2017

17.7

May 2017

-214.4

Dec 2015

345.4

Sep 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Mexico

1,135.6

Mar 2017

2,055.8

Dec 2016

-2,388.3

Jun 2010

6,566.8

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Spain

-1,834.3

May 2017

2,170.7

Apr 2017

-7,530.8

Feb 2010

37,997.8

Oct 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Panama

97.7

Mar 2017

31.3

Dec 2016

-247.6

Mar 2013

573.0

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Sweden

4,215.2

Mar 2017

2,905.6

Dec 2016

-7,281.3

Dec 2014

18,045.5

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Switzerland

8,386.8

Mar 2017

-2,776.1

Dec 2016

-5,130.0

Sep 2014

51,578.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Peru

-17.7

Mar 2017

94.4

Dec 2016

-1,271.7

Dec 2015

779.4

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Uruguay

0.1

Mar 2017

-5.6

Dec 2016

-17.1

Mar 2010

82.6

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 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

-3,270.4

Mar 2017

-655.9

Dec 2016

-45,519.9

Jun 2005

11,906.9

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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

30.8

Dec 2016

41.1

Sep 2016

-2.6

Mar 2005

41.1

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 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

19,900.0

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 Aug 2017
Botswana

155.7

Dec 2016

149.8

Sep 2016

-54.7

Jun 2006

155.7

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Hong Kong

22,875.6

Mar 2017

16,178.5

Dec 2016

-5,695.1

Jun 2015

58,614.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
India

4,143.2

Mar 2017

3,461.8

Dec 2016

-3,016.3

Sep 2016

8,871.7

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Israel

1,008.0

Mar 2017

2,180.0

Dec 2016

-33.0

Sep 1983

10,961.3

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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

-3.1

Mar 2017

-4.4

Dec 2016

-104.1

Mar 2006

62.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
South Korea

2,480.6

Jun 2017

1,692.2

May 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Malawi

36.9

2012

49.6

2011

-1.3

2009

49.6

2011

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

602.4

Mar 2017

3,484.7

Dec 2016

-721.6

Mar 2009

7,569.7

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Macau

-270.8

2015

1,312.1

2014

-593.4

2009

2,186.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

682.2

Mar 2017

96.0

Dec 2016

-2,192.9

Jun 2000

3,145.3

Jun 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Pakistan

23.0

Jun 2017

38.0

Mar 2017

-18.0

Dec 2013

143.0

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Philippines

218.1

Mar 2017

30.5

Feb 2017

-115.6

Nov 2005

3,284.1

Jun 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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

Mar 2017

59.2

Dec 2016

13.2

Dec 2015

59.2

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Taiwan

2,641.0

Mar 2017

7,328.0

Dec 2016

1.0

Dec 1982

7,328.0

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Thailand

3,302.2

Mar 2017

3,086.4

Dec 2016

-2,304.3

Mar 2014

6,514.5

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Vietnam

180.0

Mar 2017

588.0

Dec 2016

15.0

Jun 2006

647.0

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Albania

-6.6

Mar 2017

-5.7

Dec 2016

-11.2

Sep 2013

186.1

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Armenia

5.7

Mar 2017

43.8

Dec 2016

-5.6

Sep 2014

145.4

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Azerbaijan

531.5

Mar 2017

486.8

Dec 2016

0.0

Dec 2000

3,089.9

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Belarus

21.4

Mar 2017

10.2

Dec 2016

-206.7

Dec 2002

198.2

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

4.1

Mar 2017

-18.0

Dec 2016

-86.2

Jun 2009

75.7

Mar 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Croatia

244.7

Mar 2017

-116.4

Dec 2016

-552.5

Dec 2015

2,397.2

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Georgia

54.0

Mar 2017

58.2

Dec 2016

-92.0

Jun 2005

234.3

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Kazakhstan

439.2

Jun 2017

307.6

Mar 2017

-702.6

Mar 2014

3,230.2

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Kyrgyzstan

0.0

Dec 2016

0.0

Sep 2016

-27.1

Mar 2010

75.1

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Macedonia

59.8

May 2017

48.9

Apr 2017

-113.3

Dec 2014

90.0

Jan 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Moldova

1.7

Mar 2017

0.4

Dec 2016

-2.4

Sep 2009

28.2

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Mongolia

0.4

Jun 2017

0.2

May 2017

-6.5

Sep 2009

87.9

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Mauritius

-3,375.0

Mar 2017

-1,873.0

Dec 2016

-16,761.3

Sep 2011

1,951.4

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Montenegro

2.7

Mar 2017

8.0

Dec 2016

-167.5

Mar 2016

69.7

Sep 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Russia

8,212.4

Mar 2017

5,428.9

Dec 2016

-2,239.6

Jun 2013

65,550.1

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Serbia

5.5

May 2017

8.2

Apr 2017

-25.9

Jul 2016

59.5

Feb 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2013 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Turkey

233.0

Jun 2017

226.0

May 2017

-275.0

Jan 2006

2,018.0

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Ukraine

8.0

Jun 2017

0.0

May 2017

-34.0

Jan 2012

591.0

Mar 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Morocco

139.2

Mar 2017

299.0

Dec 2016

-49.1

Dec 2005

352.0

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Nigeria

328.7

Mar 2017

326.9

Dec 2016

-269.0

Mar 2010

954.3

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Oman

-356.3

2016

-335.5

2015

-1,498.0

2010

83.2

2000

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

268.1

Mar 2017

3,257.1

Dec 2016

-1,944.5

Mar 2012

4,687.6

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Saudi Arabia

271.7

Mar 2017

1,050.3

Dec 2016

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
South Africa

750.4

Mar 2017

1,401.9

Dec 2016

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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

39.7

Mar 2017

46.0

Dec 2016

0.1

Jun 1996

701.5

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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

24,551.7

May 2017

29,592.4

Apr 2017

-88,793.4

May 2009

217,135.8

Oct 2013

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1999 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Kenya

157.7

2016

242.0

2015

39.0

2009

242.0

2015

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

54.8

Dec 2016

40.3

Nov 2016

-106.0

Jun 2008

488.0

Jul 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Kosovo

1.9

Mar 2017

16.3

Dec 2016

-11.3

Jun 2011

26.1

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017

More Indicators for Kuwait

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Real GDP Growth

1.8

2015

0.5

2014

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2015

Updated on 2016
GDP Deflator Growth

-26.9

2015

-6.8

2014

-26.9

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2015

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
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 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
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 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
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
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

13,542.1

May 2017

13,507.7

Apr 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

13,542.1

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 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
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
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.4

Jun 2017

2.0

May 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 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
Domestic Credit Growth

6.7

May 2017

8.2

Apr 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Domestic Credit

106,880.1

May 2017

106,055.6

Apr 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

106,880.1

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 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
Equity Market Index

6,851.6

Jul 2017

6,762.8

Jun 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.304

May 2017

0.305

Apr 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2010

38.6

2009

16.0

1997

50.2

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 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
External Debt

31,146.3

2010

40,862.6

2009

4,848.0

1997

57,560.8

2007

USD mn

yearly

1997 - 2010

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
Household Debt

1,854.7

May 2017

1,721.4

Apr 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 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
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 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
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Foreign Exchange Reserves

31,217.4

Apr 2017

31,053.7

Mar 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Apr 2017

Updated on May 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.2

Mar 2017

10.9

Dec 2016

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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
Policy Rate

2.75

Jul 2017

2.75

Jun 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 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
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Jul 2017

1.75

Jun 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Exports Growth

55.2

Mar 2017

18.6

Dec 2016

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Exports

13,644.3

Mar 2017

13,551.0

Dec 2016

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Imports Growth

10.9

Mar 2017

1.5

Dec 2016

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Imports

8,319.4

Mar 2017

7,978.2

Dec 2016

39.8

Mar 1978

8,319.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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
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
Nominal GDP Growth

-25.86

2015

-6.29

2014

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2015

Updated on 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
Private Consumption Expenditure

47,138.02

2015

47,149.80

2014

526.40

1962

47,149.80

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,015.85

2015

28,887.18

2014

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bank Lending Rate

4.73

May 2017

4.70

Apr 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Gold Reserves

104.10

Mar 2017

103.96

Feb 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Money Supply M2

120,295.95

May 2017

119,423.51

Apr 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Money Supply M1

34,788.31

May 2017

33,379.04

Apr 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 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
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.13

May 2017

-0.20

Apr 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

22.49

2015

18.00

2014

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

137,081.14

May 2017

136,028.56

Apr 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

137,453.47

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

8.76

2022

8.74

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

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: Government Net Debt

16.39

2022

14.40

2021

0.06

1990

16.39

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.06

2022

23.35

2021

1.66

1991

35.82

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

25.44

2022

24.52

2021

4.02

1997

25.44

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2022

3.15

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 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
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
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

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
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.88

2022

2.44

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Fixed Line

480,000.00

2015

494,000.00

2014

3,316.00

1960

538,219.00

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Number of Subscriber Mobile

8,305,000.00

2015

7,600,000.00

2014

0.00

1985

8,305,000.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Teledensity: Fixed Line

13.40

2015

14.20

2014

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Teledensity: Mobile

231.76

2015

218.43

2014

0.00

1985

231.76

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
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
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

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
Crude Oil: Production

2,709.00

Jun 2017

2,709.00

May 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 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
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
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

8.89

2016

8.89

2015

4.14

2006

8.89

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2016
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
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
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