Kuwait External Debt

2018 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Kuwait External Debt reached 55.5 USD bn in Jun 2020, compared with 58.3 USD bn in the previous quarter. Kuwait External Debt: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2018 to Jun 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 61.4 USD bn in Mar 2019 and a record low of 50.3 USD bn in Sep 2019. CEIC converts quarterly Gross External Debt in USD. Central Bank of Kuwait provides Gross External Debt in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait period end market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports of Kuwait, Current Account recorded a surplus of 351.1 USD mn in Jun 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 380.8 USD mn in Mar 2020. Kuwait Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 365.4 USD mn in Jun 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 72.0 USD mn in Jun 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 30.1 USD bn in Mar 2020.

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Kuwait External Debt

What was Kuwait's External Debt in Jun 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
55,508.4 Jun 2020 58,323.8 Mar 2020 50,257.9 Sep 2019 61,438.2 Mar 2019 USD mn quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2020

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,461.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 272,852.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 6,053.1 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 1,833,532.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1988 - Sep 2020
Austria (USD mn) 757,055.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,958.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 66,427.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 42,149.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) 1,482,359.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 13,510.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,311.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 551,672.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 44,117.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 17,747.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) 2,415,262.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Chile (USD mn) 214,849.2 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Apr 2021
China (USD mn) 2,400,790.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) 147,285.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2020
Croatia (USD mn) 50,901.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 231,522.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) 184,112.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 56,558.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 125,337.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 29,472.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
European Union (USD mn) 18,157,319.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 647,391.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
France (USD mn) 7,323,886.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2020
Georgia (USD mn) 20,285.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Germany (USD mn) 6,741,344.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) 24,298.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Greece (USD mn) 604,784.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,783,007.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 256,208.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) 19,396.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2021
India (USD mn) 556,242.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 416,586.9 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2020
Iran (USD mn) 9,031.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 3,143,561.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) 123,811.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,842,648.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,691,629.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 36,256.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 160,912.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 34,424.3 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 510,961.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2020
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,095.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 55,508.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,702.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Laos (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) 42,497.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,645.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 44,405.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (USD mn) 4,004,271.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,633.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Malawi (MWK mn) 1,569,794.2 2018 yearly 1984 - 2018
Malaysia (USD mn) 250,821.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
Malta (USD mn) 108,364.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) 216,329.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 451,349.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,357.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,487.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 65,463.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Myanmar (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,488,357.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) 208,210.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 710,685.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 113,803.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Sep 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 5,758.3 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2018
Panama (USD mn) 29,817.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 18,457.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Peru (USD mn) 84,914.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2020
Philippines (USD mn) 98,488.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Poland (USD mn) 372,028.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) 480,608.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 145,174.4 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Russia (USD mn) 459,306.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 37,684.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 1,672,983.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) 135,661.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 59,357.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 157,021.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Sep 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,734,839.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 51,617.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Sep 2020
Sudan (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) 1,016,005.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,263,299.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Taiwan (USD mn) 190,813.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,544.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 190,009.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (USD mn) 39,172.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Turkey (USD mn) 435,120.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.8 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) 3,156.1 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 37.408 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 14,817.487 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,055.958 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 8,862.962 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,213.483 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 415.966 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 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 Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -3,919.943 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Public Debt (KWD mn) 950.000 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.236 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 2,075.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 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) 12,357.584 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 43,537.254 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,874.075 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
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) 951,801.648 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 308,705.513 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
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) -499.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
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) -235.169 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
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) 55,508.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (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: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn) 10.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 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
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 56.000 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Apr 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) 42,025.249 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 127,168.439 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
M2 Growth (%) 0.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,656.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 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) 104.968 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 144,680.399 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 115,552.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,155.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 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) 38,277.700 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,649.600 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,820.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 38,277.700 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 42,374.600 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2021

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