Kuwait Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1980 - 2024 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Exports of Goods Growth is forecasted to be 3.138 % in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of -1.710 % in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Exports of Goods Growth is projected to stand at 1.859 % in Dec 2024. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Volume of Exports of Goods: YoY.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth in 2024?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

1.859

% 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024

1.861

% 2023 yearly 1980 - 2024

-94.781

1991

1,684.788

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 28 Apr 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%)

16.667

2024

yearly

2003 - 2024

Albania (%)

6.833

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Algeria (%)

2.648

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Angola (%)

1.700

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Antigua and Barbuda (%)

3.278

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Argentina (%)

3.193

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Armenia (%)

6.065

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Australia (%)

3.056

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Austria (%)

3.511

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Azerbaijan (%)

1.044

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Bahamas (%)

8.880

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bahrain (%)

2.278

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Bangladesh (%)

7.032

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Barbados (%)

0.562

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Belarus (%)

-0.641

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Belgium (%)

2.750

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Belize (%)

1.425

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Benin (%)

41.544

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bhutan (%)

54.625

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bolivia (%)

5.376

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

5.093

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Botswana (%)

2.881

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Brazil (%)

3.855

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Brunei (%)

1.287

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bulgaria (%)

3.455

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Burkina Faso (%)

4.249

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Burundi (%)

5.647

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Cambodia (%)

9.762

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Cameroon (%)

5.307

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Canada (%)

1.395

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Cape Verde (%)

7.967

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Central African Republic (%)

5.066

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Chad (%)

3.540

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Chile (%)

4.077

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

China (%)

3.900

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Colombia (%)

2.588

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Comoros (%)

8.608

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Congo, Republic of (%)

-1.764

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Costa Rica (%)

6.602

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Croatia (%)

7.000

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Cyprus (%)

3.300

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Czech Republic (%)

4.200

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Congo, Democratic Republic of (%)

7.466

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Denmark (%)

2.000

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Djibouti (%)

4.858

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Dominica (%)

9.541

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Dominican Republic (%)

4.973

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ecuador (%)

2.012

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Egypt (%)

2.803

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

El Salvador (%)

3.200

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Equatorial Guinea (%)

-11.022

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Eritrea (%)

2.974

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Estonia (%)

3.594

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Eswatini (%)

4.692

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ethiopia (%)

5.041

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Fiji (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Finland (%)

2.000

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

France (%)

3.454

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Gabon (%)

3.359

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Gambia (%)

5.168

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Georgia (%)

3.712

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Germany (%)

3.540

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ghana (%)

4.846

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Greece (%)

1.500

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Grenada (%)

3.722

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Guatemala (%)

2.715

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Guinea (%)

0.459

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Guinea-Bissau (%)

6.451

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Guyana (%)

8.189

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Haiti (%)

3.625

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Honduras (%)

3.722

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

3.472

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Hungary (%)

5.593

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iceland (%)

2.194

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

India (%)

9.000

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Indonesia (%)

8.123

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iran (%)

1.447

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Iraq (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Ireland (%)

4.200

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Israel (%)

2.614

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Italy (%)

3.190

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ivory Coast (%)

8.707

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Jamaica (%)

4.871

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Japan (%)

2.642

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Jordan (%)

4.922

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kazakhstan (%)

3.191

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Kenya (%)

8.697

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kiribati (%)

1.959

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

South Korea (%)

3.491

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kosovo (%)

5.426

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Kuwait (%)

1.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Kyrgyzstan (%)

-3.429

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Laos (%)

2.867

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Latvia (%)

2.176

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Lebanon (%)

5.608

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Lesotho (%)

-2.959

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Liberia (%)

4.579

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Libya (%)

1.024

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Lithuania (%)

7.799

2016

yearly

1996 - 2016

Luxembourg (%)

1.508

2024

yearly

1987 - 2024

Macau SAR, China (%)

0.000

yearly

-

North Macedonia (%)

8.485

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Madagascar (%)

5.299

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Malawi (%)

8.422

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Malaysia (%)

3.620

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Maldives (%)

3.375

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mali (%)

6.219

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Malta (%)

2.140

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Marshall Islands (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Mauritania (%)

-2.778

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Mauritius (%)

-0.740

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mexico (%)

4.560

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Micronesia (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Moldova (%)

5.145

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Mongolia (%)

5.018

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Montenegro (%)

3.682

2024

yearly

2003 - 2024

Morocco (%)

6.654

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Mozambique (%)

28.423

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Myanmar (%)

2.327

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Namibia (%)

4.262

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Nepal (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Netherlands (%)

3.000

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

New Zealand (%)

4.887

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Nicaragua (%)

3.407

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Niger (%)

12.384

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Nigeria (%)

2.507

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Norway (%)

2.267

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Oman (%)

2.618

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Pakistan (%)

6.295

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Palau (%)

0.994

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Panama (%)

3.917

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Papua New Guinea (%)

0.674

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Paraguay (%)

3.104

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Peru (%)

3.798

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Philippines (%)

5.100

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Poland (%)

3.300

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Portugal (%)

3.448

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Qatar (%)

2.057

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Romania (%)

5.304

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Russia (%)

2.359

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Rwanda (%)

8.320

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Saint Kitts and Nevis (%)

3.755

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Saint Lucia (%)

2.157

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (%)

2.706

2024

yearly

2015 - 2024

Samoa (%)

0.000

yearly

-

San Marino (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Sao Tome and Principe (%)

0.511

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Saudi Arabia (%)

2.032

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Senegal (%)

8.411

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Serbia (%)

8.900

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Seychelles (%)

3.978

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sierra Leone (%)

6.498

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Singapore (%)

3.709

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Slovakia (%)

4.107

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Slovenia (%)

5.250

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Solomon Islands (%)

16.855

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

South Africa (%)

3.482

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Spain (%)

2.467

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sri Lanka (%)

5.705

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sudan (%)

3.807

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Suriname (%)

0.480

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sweden (%)

3.000

2024

yearly

1981 - 2024

Switzerland (%)

4.488

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Syria (%)

18.283

2010

yearly

1981 - 2010

Taiwan (%)

1.509

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Tajikistan (%)

7.533

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Tanzania (%)

4.081

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Thailand (%)

4.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Timor-Leste (%)

19.451

2016

yearly

2000 - 2016

Togo (%)

9.557

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Tonga (%)

-25.417

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Trinidad and Tobago (%)

2.637

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Tunisia (%)

4.200

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Turkey (%)

6.237

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Turkmenistan (%)

7.080

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Tuvalu (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Uganda (%)

27.980

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Ukraine (%)

5.716

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

United Arab Emirates (%)

3.003

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

United Kingdom (%)

1.438

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

United States (%)

3.336

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Uruguay (%)

5.495

2024

yearly

2013 - 2024

Uzbekistan (%)

11.425

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Vanuatu (%)

7.099

2016

yearly

1980 - 2016

Venezuela (%)

-1.184

2021

yearly

1983 - 2021

Vietnam (%)

12.217

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Yemen (%)

8.871

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Zambia (%)

4.336

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Zimbabwe (%)

5.831

2024

yearly

1986 - 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 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: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

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
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

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

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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

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: 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: 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: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn)

-1,407.000

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: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn)

448.000

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: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

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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