Kuwait Domestic Credit

1994 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Domestic Credit

  • Kuwait Domestic Credit reached 121.2 USD bn in Nov 2021, compared with a reported figure of 120.7 USD bn in the previous month
  • Kuwait Domestic Credit data is updated monthly
  • It is available from Jan 1994 to Nov 2021 and averaged 76.0 USD bn
  • The data reached an all-time high of 121.2 USD bn in Nov 2021 and a record low of 20.7 USD bn in Jan 1994

CEIC calculates monthly Domestic Credit as the sum of Claims on Private Sector and Claims on Government minus Liabilities on Government and converts it into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Domestic Credit in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait period end market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Further information about Kuwait Domestic Credit

  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Domestic Credit represented an increased of 8.3 % YoY in Nov 2021
  • Money Supply M2 in Kuwait increased to 128.9 USD bn YoY in Oct 2021
  • Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 41.2 USD bn in Oct 2021
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 20.9 Months of Import in Jun 2020
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 1.8 % in Sep 2019, compared with the ratio of 1.8 % in the previous quarter
  • Household Debt of Kuwait reached 1.3 % in Sep 2020, accounting for 1.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP

View Kuwait's Domestic Credit from Jan 1994 to Nov 2021 in the chart:

Kuwait Domestic Credit

What was Kuwait's Domestic Credit in Nov 2021?

Kuwait Domestic Credit reached 121.2 USD bn in Nov 2021, compared with a reported figure of 120.7 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
121,218.1 Nov 2021 120,702.9 Oct 2021 20,709.1 Jan 1994 121,218.1 Nov 2021 USD mn monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,545.1 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Oct 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 152,744.0 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2021
Argentina (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Armenia (USD mn) 10,118.4 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Aug 2021
Australia (USD mn) 3,931,912.4 May 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2021
Austria (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 14,740.6 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) 47,332.9 Nov 2021 monthly Sep 1991 - Nov 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 175,688.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Nov 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 22,930.3 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 40,378.8 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 11,703.2 Oct 2021 monthly Aug 1997 - Oct 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 7,119.8 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jul 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 1,960,581.2 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 4,717.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 43,133.7 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 38,753.1 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1994 - Sep 2021
Canada (USD mn) 4,512,501.4 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1969 - Oct 2021
Chile (USD mn) 267,004.4 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1978 - Sep 2021
China (USD mn) 41,540,211.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Nov 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 175,274.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 48,009.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 1994 - Nov 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 26,449.8 Nov 2021 monthly Nov 2005 - Nov 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 183,054.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 821,808.7 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 48,909.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 366,270.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Estonia (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Oct 2021
European Union (USD mn) 25,210,520.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Finland (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
France (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 14,324.7 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1995 - Nov 2021
Germany (USD mn) 5,872,183.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 23,472.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 875,922.9 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1990 - Sep 2018
Hungary (USD mn) 106,807.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 29,882.0 Nov 2021 monthly Sep 1993 - Nov 2021
India (USD mn) 2,523,430.0 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 1999 - Nov 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 511,568.0 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Iran (USD mn) 276,897.2 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2017
Ireland (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Israel (USD mn) 783,058.0 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Aug 2021
Italy (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 22,185.3 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Oct 2021
Japan (USD mn) 15,198,230.3 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2003 - Oct 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 59,357.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 68,365.5 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Kenya (USD mn) 42,170.1 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Nov 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 3,384,376.9 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,868.1 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Nov 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 121,218.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 1,954.3 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2021
Laos (USD mn) 9,866.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Oct 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 105,909.1 Jan 2018 monthly Mar 1965 - Jan 2018
Lithuania (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Oct 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 30,925.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 1984 - Nov 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 7,832.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Malawi (USD mn) 2,693.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 572,308.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Nov 2021
Malta (USD mn) 19,244.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 16,953.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Nov 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 508,473.7 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Oct 2021
Moldova (USD mn) 3,887.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 7,899.5 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Nov 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 2,898.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Morocco (USD mn) 156,902.4 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 4,294.5 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Myanmar (USD mn) 45,836.4 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Jan 2021
Nepal (USD mn) 42,671.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Oct 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 385,842.5 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 1988 - Nov 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 117,725.1 Nov 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - Nov 2021
Norway (USD mn) 727,425.3 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1985 - Nov 2021
Oman (USD mn) 63,368.3 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 153,923.0 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2008 - Nov 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 10,043.6 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) 55,392.8 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 15,164.5 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2021
Peru (USD mn) 39,504.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 291,330.8 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2021
Poland (USD mn) 432,227.5 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Nov 2021
Portugal (USD mn) 380,761.0 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1979 - Oct 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 354,159.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Nov 2021
Romania (USD mn) 109,552.3 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Nov 2021
Russia (USD mn) 1,014,690.8 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Nov 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 279,406.0 Feb 2018 monthly Oct 1983 - Feb 2018
Serbia (USD mn) 30,999.9 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Nov 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 636,611.8 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 2004 - Nov 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 282,637.1 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Nov 2021
Spain (USD mn) 0.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 70,020.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 3,796.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 945,483.7 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 1,425,394.0 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Nov 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -12,891.871 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,809.0 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.931 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 28.344 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 24.388 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 967.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -775.392 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 11,133.000 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 11,325.068 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,209.279 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 305.528 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 12,100.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -10,772.490 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Public Debt (KWD mn) 850.000 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.993 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,090.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -29.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,792.473 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 36,500.470 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,725.653 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,427.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 821,416.568 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 268,529.091 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.143 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 242.817 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 31.662 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 456.091 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -416.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 31.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 60.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 321.966 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 39.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -274.691 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 13.480 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn) 10.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 49.000 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Nov 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,443.820 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,502.974 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,962.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 104.898 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 148,116.325 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 121,218.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,814.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 132,579.427 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.87 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 114.09 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,843.500 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,771.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 43,554.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021

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