Kuwait Forecast: Current Account Balance

1980 - 2024 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Current Account Balance is forecasted to be 9.460 USD bn in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of 11.308 USD bn in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Current Account Balance is projected to stand at 5.274 USD bn in Dec 2024. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Current Account Balance in 2024?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

5.274

USD bn 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024

6.035

USD bn 2023 yearly 1980 - 2024

-26.220

1991

79.133

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 28 Apr 2020

Forecast: Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn)

-0.401

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Albania (USD bn)

-1.401

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Algeria (USD bn)

-12.379

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Angola (USD bn)

-0.982

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn)

-0.099

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Argentina (USD bn)

-9.324

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Armenia (USD bn)

-1.053

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Australia (USD bn)

-32.099

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Austria (USD bn)

10.247

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Azerbaijan (USD bn)

4.325

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Bahamas (USD bn)

-0.815

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bahrain (USD bn)

-1.912

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bangladesh (USD bn)

-9.781

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Barbados (USD bn)

-0.159

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Belarus (USD bn)

-1.887

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Belgium (USD bn)

-7.989

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Belize (USD bn)

-0.111

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Benin (USD bn)

-1.120

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bhutan (USD bn)

0.264

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bolivia (USD bn)

-1.842

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn)

-1.240

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Botswana (USD bn)

0.685

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Brazil (USD bn)

-37.562

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Brunei (USD bn)

2.831

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Bulgaria (USD bn)

0.290

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Burkina Faso (USD bn)

-0.821

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Burundi (USD bn)

-0.409

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Cambodia (USD bn)

-3.514

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Cameroon (USD bn)

-1.714

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Canada (USD bn)

-36.361

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Cape Verde (USD bn)

-0.103

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Central African Republic (USD bn)

-0.173

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Chad (USD bn)

-0.964

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Chile (USD bn)

-6.716

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

China (USD bn)

82.670

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Colombia (USD bn)

-15.970

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Comoros (USD bn)

-0.071

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Congo, Republic of (USD bn)

-0.241

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Costa Rica (USD bn)

-2.622

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Croatia (USD bn)

-0.023

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Cyprus (USD bn)

-1.582

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Czech Republic (USD bn)

-2.099

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Congo, Democratic Republic of (USD bn)

-2.887

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Denmark (USD bn)

19.749

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Djibouti (USD bn)

0.121

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Dominica (USD bn)

-0.073

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Dominican Republic (USD bn)

-3.173

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ecuador (USD bn)

2.151

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Egypt (USD bn)

-11.144

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

El Salvador (USD bn)

-1.745

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Equatorial Guinea (USD bn)

-0.627

2024

yearly

1987 - 2024

Eritrea (USD bn)

0.085

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Estonia (USD bn)

-0.321

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Eswatini (USD bn)

0.237

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ethiopia (USD bn)

-5.690

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Fiji (USD bn)

-0.404

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Finland (USD bn)

1.253

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

France (USD bn)

-14.151

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Gabon (USD bn)

0.901

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Gambia (USD bn)

-0.282

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Georgia (USD bn)

-1.256

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Germany (USD bn)

270.314

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ghana (USD bn)

-1.815

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Greece (USD bn)

-11.591

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Grenada (USD bn)

-0.141

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Guatemala (USD bn)

-1.176

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Guinea (USD bn)

-1.978

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Guinea-Bissau (USD bn)

-0.045

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Guyana (USD bn)

0.265

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Haiti (USD bn)

-0.267

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Honduras (USD bn)

-1.179

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn)

18.782

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Hungary (USD bn)

-0.032

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iceland (USD bn)

0.083

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

India (USD bn)

-116.210

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Indonesia (USD bn)

-39.636

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iran (USD bn)

-20.502

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iraq (USD bn)

-20.624

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Ireland (USD bn)

28.236

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Israel (USD bn)

12.926

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Italy (USD bn)

46.408

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ivory Coast (USD bn)

-2.115

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Jamaica (USD bn)

-0.607

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Japan (USD bn)

228.629

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Jordan (USD bn)

-3.445

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kazakhstan (USD bn)

-2.334

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Kenya (USD bn)

-7.394

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kiribati (USD bn)

-0.010

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

South Korea (USD bn)

58.114

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kosovo (USD bn)

-0.784

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Kuwait (USD bn)

5.274

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kyrgyzstan (USD bn)

-1.019

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Laos (USD bn)

-3.234

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Latvia (USD bn)

-1.566

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Lebanon (USD bn)

-16.889

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Lesotho (USD bn)

-0.193

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Liberia (USD bn)

-0.548

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Libya (USD bn)

-3.053

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Lithuania (USD bn)

-0.524

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Luxembourg (USD bn)

3.959

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Macau SAR, China (USD bn)

18.281

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

North Macedonia (USD bn)

-0.345

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Madagascar (USD bn)

-0.753

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Malawi (USD bn)

-1.070

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Malaysia (USD bn)

4.689

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Maldives (USD bn)

-0.745

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mali (USD bn)

-1.670

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Malta (USD bn)

1.237

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Marshall Islands (USD bn)

-0.001

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Mauritania (USD bn)

-0.574

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Mauritius (USD bn)

-0.939

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mexico (USD bn)

-32.148

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Micronesia (USD bn)

-0.018

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Moldova (USD bn)

-1.049

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Mongolia (USD bn)

-1.691

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Montenegro (USD bn)

-0.673

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Morocco (USD bn)

-4.519

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mozambique (USD bn)

-9.526

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Myanmar (USD bn)

-4.692

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Namibia (USD bn)

-0.831

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Nepal (USD bn)

-2.389

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Netherlands (USD bn)

93.670

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

New Zealand (USD bn)

-11.628

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Nicaragua (USD bn)

-0.132

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Niger (USD bn)

-1.839

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Nigeria (USD bn)

-1.395

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Norway (USD bn)

27.670

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Oman (USD bn)

-8.215

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Pakistan (USD bn)

-13.096

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Palau (USD bn)

-0.070

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Panama (USD bn)

-5.413

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Papua New Guinea (USD bn)

6.016

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Paraguay (USD bn)

1.022

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Peru (USD bn)

-5.368

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Philippines (USD bn)

-10.648

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Poland (USD bn)

-16.295

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Portugal (USD bn)

-4.391

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Qatar (USD bn)

7.573

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Romania (USD bn)

-15.148

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Russia (USD bn)

62.343

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Rwanda (USD bn)

-1.272

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Saint Kitts and Nevis (USD bn)

-0.172

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Saint Lucia (USD bn)

0.019

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (USD bn)

-0.095

2024

yearly

2014 - 2024

Samoa (USD bn)

-0.013

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

San Marino (USD bn)

0.004

2024

yearly

2017 - 2024

Sao Tome and Principe (USD bn)

-0.041

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Saudi Arabia (USD bn)

-16.065

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Senegal (USD bn)

-1.307

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Serbia (USD bn)

-3.110

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Seychelles (USD bn)

-0.350

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sierra Leone (USD bn)

-0.440

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Singapore (USD bn)

66.027

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Slovakia (USD bn)

0.073

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Slovenia (USD bn)

0.989

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Solomon Islands (USD bn)

-0.137

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

South Africa (USD bn)

-20.548

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Spain (USD bn)

17.592

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sri Lanka (USD bn)

-2.613

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sudan (USD bn)

-3.885

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Suriname (USD bn)

-0.137

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sweden (USD bn)

16.370

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Switzerland (USD bn)

87.091

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Syria (USD bn)

-1.707

2010

yearly

1980 - 2010

Taiwan (USD bn)

59.948

2024

yearly

1984 - 2024

Tajikistan (USD bn)

-0.599

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Tanzania (USD bn)

-2.424

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Thailand (USD bn)

25.630

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Timor-Leste (USD bn)

-0.331

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Togo (USD bn)

-0.376

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Tonga (USD bn)

-0.072

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Trinidad and Tobago (USD bn)

0.645

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Tunisia (USD bn)

-2.564

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Turkey (USD bn)

-21.378

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Turkmenistan (USD bn)

-6.067

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Tuvalu (USD bn)

0.001

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Uganda (USD bn)

-0.792

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ukraine (USD bn)

-6.651

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

United Arab Emirates (USD bn)

25.085

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

United Kingdom (USD bn)

-115.444

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

United States (USD bn)

-586.545

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Uruguay (USD bn)

-1.358

2024

yearly

2012 - 2024

Uzbekistan (USD bn)

-4.745

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Vanuatu (USD bn)

-0.046

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Venezuela (USD bn)

2.075

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Vietnam (USD bn)

3.950

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Yemen (USD bn)

-0.233

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Zambia (USD bn)

-0.489

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Zimbabwe (USD bn)

-0.456

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kuwait Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

30,136.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-2.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-8.826

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-7.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

55,117.834

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

39.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

31,871.013

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

22.7

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

35,456.308

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Gross National Product (USD mn)

159,279.667

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

Gross Savings Rate (%)

36.1

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

73,018.029

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

30,257.042

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

3.437

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

100.486

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

26,266.448

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

9,623.513

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

16,642.935

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn)

10,706.144

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Exports (KWD mn)

24,091.737

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Imports (KWD mn)

18,589.475

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

21,246.484

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

7,865.439

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

13,381.045

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn)

9,334.477

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn)

24,329.589

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn)

15,647.706

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn)

48,094.800

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn)

40,298.454

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn)

14,032.006

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-10.0

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

151,211,100.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-8.6

2017

yearly

1988 - 2017

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-10,753.192

2017

yearly

1988 - 2017

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

128.142

Dec 2015

monthly

Sep 2003 - Dec 2015

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

1.4

2017

yearly

1986 - 2017

National Government Debt (USD mn)

4,795.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

4.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

26.756

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

27.105

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

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 (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,472.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.4

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-1.21

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

5.394

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

1.087

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

Population: Annual (Person th)

4,621.638

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Population: Kuwaiti (Person)

1,386,363.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person)

3,177,606.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

yearly

2008 - 2017

Labour Force (Person)

2,787,826.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

227,964.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

216,314.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,877,988.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

465,560.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

200,990.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

189,949.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,873,692.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

464,869.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment (Person)

58,326.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

26,974.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

26,365.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

4,296.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

691.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

2,203,723

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

113,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

9.5

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,407.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

98,593.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

1.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Jul 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

1.560

Jul 2020

monthly

May 2017 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

3.744

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.300

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

242.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

6,414.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-62.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

12,357.584

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

44,606.459

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,900.315

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

6,122.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-3.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

981,863.677

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

318,455.773

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.230

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1973 - May 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

199.958

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

28.767

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

498.515

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

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)

681.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

6,387.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

18.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

675.5

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

693.528

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

2.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

15.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

678.043

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

31,146.3

2010

yearly

1997 - 2010

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

50.8

2019

yearly

2014 - 2019

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

115,210.882

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

5.274

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

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: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

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: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (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: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

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: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

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: 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)

58.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Jul 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2019

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

1.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

41,587.313

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

129,724.288

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

M2 Growth (%)

3.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

41,800.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

28.180

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

15.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

102.959

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1961 - May 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

146,261.757

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

2.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

110,403.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

-0.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

1,054.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

128,682.960

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.63

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

94.56

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

39,826.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn)

12,767.800

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn)

2,428.100

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn)

39,826.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

35,305.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

23.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2019

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.3

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Central Bank of Kuwait: Assets (KWD mn)

13,220.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Local Banks: Assets (KWD mn)

72,365.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

3.968

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jul 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.306

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Aug 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.63

Aug 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Aug 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Aug 2020

Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.558

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

3.968

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR)

350.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

4,097

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2018

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

13,952.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,509.010

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.275

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

2,288.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2020

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

1,986.320

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

426.595

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,316

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-32.8

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

919

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

42.9

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,457.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,964.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person)

3,580,402.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person)

130,810.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,071,667.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Visitor Departures (Person)

12,447,512.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,074,541.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,673.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,778.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person)

42,663.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person)

127,313.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Length of Stay: Hotel (Night)

25,768.000

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Number of Hotels (Unit)

90.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

6,294.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Dec1993=1000)

6,633.4

Mar 2018

monthly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

100,085.766

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

28,310,645,934.335

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jul 2020

Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

175.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,876.188

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

3,099,345.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

11.440

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

515,542.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,327,028.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

174.159

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

84,432.568

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

5,181.838

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,625,801.027

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

134,692.980

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit)

2,075,475.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit)

1,659,340.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit)

150,526.000

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person)

1,203,697.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg)

22,611,976.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo (Unit)

677.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2018

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