Kuwait Forecast: Current Account Balance

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

Kuwait Current Account Balance is forecasted to be 10.872 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of 0.855 USD bn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Kuwait Current Account Balance is projected to stand at 5.366 USD bn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

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Kuwait Forecast: Current Account Balance

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.366 2026 5.542 2025 -26.220 1991 79.133 2012 USD bn yearly 1980 - 2026

Forecast: Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn) 0.902 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (USD bn) -1.766 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (USD bn) -9.579 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (USD bn) -0.457 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn) -0.133 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Argentina (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (USD bn) -1.040 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Australia (USD bn) -24.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (USD bn) 13.339 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (USD bn) 0.172 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (USD bn) -1.097 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (USD bn) -2.363 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (USD bn) -0.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (USD bn) -1.290 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (USD bn) -3.140 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (USD bn) -0.158 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (USD bn) -1.025 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (USD bn) 0.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (USD bn) -2.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn) -0.977 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (USD bn) 0.073 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (USD bn) -36.361 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (USD bn) 1.242 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bulgaria (USD bn) 0.849 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (USD bn) -1.654 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (USD bn) -0.585 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (USD bn) -2.472 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cameroon (USD bn) -1.030 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (USD bn) -47.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (USD bn) -0.078 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (USD bn) -0.218 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (USD bn) -0.773 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (USD bn) -3.689 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Colombia (USD bn) -15.501 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (USD bn) -0.070 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (USD bn) -0.211 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (USD bn) -2.153 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (USD bn) 0.677 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (USD bn) -1.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (USD bn) 0.986 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (USD bn) 37.438 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (USD bn) 0.153 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (USD bn) -0.066 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Dominican Republic (USD bn) -3.253 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (USD bn) -1.503 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (USD bn) -2.205 2026 yearly 1987 - 2026
Eritrea (USD bn) 0.317 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (USD bn) -0.165 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (USD bn) 0.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (USD bn) -4.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (USD bn) -0.331 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (USD bn) 2.698 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (USD bn) -30.013 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (USD bn) 0.246 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (USD bn) -0.243 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (USD bn) -1.394 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (USD bn) 356.379 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (USD bn) -9.037 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (USD bn) -0.166 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Guatemala (USD bn) -0.674 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (USD bn) -2.333 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (USD bn) -0.087 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (USD bn) 1.409 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (USD bn) -0.119 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (USD bn) -1.262 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn) 18.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (USD bn) -0.562 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (USD bn) 0.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (USD bn) -114.386 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (USD bn) -25.931 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (USD bn) 10.294 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (USD bn) -5.736 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Ireland (USD bn) 37.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (USD bn) 16.387 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (USD bn) 80.592 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (USD bn) -0.523 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (USD bn) 212.048 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (USD bn) -1.553 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (USD bn) -7.090 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (USD bn) 0.034 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (USD bn) 94.884 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (USD bn) -0.597 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (USD bn) -0.327 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (USD bn) -1.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (USD bn) -0.858 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (USD bn) -2.733 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (USD bn) -0.084 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (USD bn) -0.984 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (USD bn) 0.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (USD bn) -0.470 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026

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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) 3,158.8 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 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 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 Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 8,862.962 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 Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 14,817.487 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.236 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) 7,428.111 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,754.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,208.010 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) 867,654.908 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 283,644.869 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) 1,839.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 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) 6,651.078 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 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) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn) 10.000 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: 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: 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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 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: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 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: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
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) 42,645.054 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 127,897.922 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,450.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - May 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) 105.543 May 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 145,329.343 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 115,597.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 853.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 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: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,849.300 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021

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