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Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2009 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.1 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2017, compared with a growth equal to 0.3 % in the previous year. Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2009 to Dec 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 2.2 % in Dec 2012 and a record low 0.1 % in Dec 2017. CEIC calculates annual Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarter Foreign Direct Investment and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. Central Statistical Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2012 is calculated from annual Foreign Direct Investment.

In the latest reports of Kuwait, Current Account recorded a surplus of 7.6 USD bn in Dec 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 131.9 USD mn in Dec 2017. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad fell by 2.3 USD bn in Dec 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 761.3 USD mn in Dec 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 119.5 USD bn in Dec 2017.

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What was Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in 2017?

Last

0.1

2017
Previous

0.3

2016
Min

0.1

2017
Max

2.2

2012
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

2009 - 2017

Updated on 18 Sep 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 18 Sep 2018

View Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from 2009 to 2017 in the chart:

Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

282377904

Name

Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Data

First Date

2009

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

18 Sep 2018

Statistics
Mean

0.9

Variance

0.6

Standard deviation

0.8

Skewness

0.7

Kurtosis

-0.8

Coefficient variation

0.9

Median

1.0

Max
2012

2.2

Min
2017

0.1

Previous observation
2016

0.3

Last observation
2017

0.1

Number of Observations

9

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2016

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2003

7.0

2005

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Mar 2018

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20.0

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Mar 2018

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705.9

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Mar 1992 - Jun 2018

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Dec 1997 - Mar 2018

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2017

0.6

2016

0.0

2001

4.0

2009

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yearly

1996 - 2017

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0.9

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Mar 2018

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Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

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quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2018

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2.9

Jun 2018

2.4

Mar 2018

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11.3

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quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2018

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0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

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yearly

2009 - 2017

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8.3

Jun 2018

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Mar 2018

-10.9

Dec 2017

33.9

Dec 2015

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quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

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9.4

2017

5.9

2016

0.3

2002

9.4

2017

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yearly

1988 - 2017

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0.3

Jun 2018

1.7

Mar 2018

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Dec 2001

12.9

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quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

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5.0

2016

4.3

2015

4.3

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15.5

2005

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yearly

2004 - 2016

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Jun 2018

3.3

Mar 2018

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Jun 2012

19.4

Sep 1998

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quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2018

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Mar 2018

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Dec 2017

-1,780.7

Sep 2017

2,067.6

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

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-3.3

2017

2.8

2016

-3.3

2017

29.2

2007

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yearly

1982 - 2017

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5.6

Jun 2018

12.4

Mar 2018

-3.6

Dec 2014

41.3

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

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4.4

2017

6.0

2016

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

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yearly

1970 - 2017

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0.7

Jun 2018

4.0

Mar 2018

-1.8

Dec 2009

8.4

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

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Malta

31.8

Jun 2018

28.7

Mar 2018

-66.9

Dec 2013

478.8

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

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Mauritius

4.9

Jun 2018

177.8

Mar 2018

-58.5

Mar 2013

658.8

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2018

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2.8

Jun 2018

4.2

Mar 2018

-0.2

Jun 2010

8.5

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-20
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0.8

Jun 2018

4.8

Mar 2018

-1.3

Jun 1999

20.8

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Mongolia

12.3

Jun 2018

16.6

Mar 2018

-145.3

Jun 2016

50.5

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Montenegro

11.4

Jun 2018

6.4

Mar 2018

-11.2

Mar 2016

29.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Morocco

1.8

Jun 2018

2.2

Mar 2018

0.7

Sep 2016

5.1

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-09
Nepal

0.6

2018

0.5

2017

-0.1

2006

0.6

2012

%

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2018-09-21
Netherlands

-12.6

Jun 2018

0.1

Mar 2018

-36.1

Dec 2015

125.6

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-21
New Zealand

-2.1

Jun 2018

0.7

Mar 2018

-19.1

Dec 2003

10.1

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-19
Nigeria

0.4

Jun 2018

0.9

Mar 2018

0.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
Norway

-3.8

Jun 2018

-8.3

Mar 2018

-26.5

Dec 2016

17.0

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
Oman

4.1

2017

3.4

2016

-3.7

1974

7.9

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-01
Pakistan

0.9

2018

0.9

2017

0.0

1977

3.4

2007

%

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2018-09-14
Panama

8.7

Jun 2018

6.0

Mar 2018

2.0

Sep 2009

13.3

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-17
Paraguay

-0.5

Jun 2018

2.0

Mar 2018

-8.5

Mar 2002

8.1

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Peru

2.4

Jun 2018

4.6

Mar 2018

-4.6

Sep 2014

15.3

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2018

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Philippines

4.3

Jun 2018

2.9

Mar 2018

-0.3

Sep 2010

5.4

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

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Poland

0.6

Jun 2018

3.8

Mar 2018

-1.8

Dec 2013

11.3

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%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

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Portugal

3.9

Jun 2018

0.1

Mar 2018

-6.3

Dec 2004

18.8

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2018

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0.3

Jun 2018

-3.1

Mar 2018

-3.1

Mar 2018

2.2

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%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

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Romania

1.1

Jun 2018

5.4

Mar 2018

-0.1

Dec 2010

12.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

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Russia

0.6

Jun 2018

2.0

Mar 2018

-1.8

Dec 2005

7.5

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2018

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0.5

Jun 2018

0.5

Mar 2018

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2018

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Serbia

6.6

Jun 2018

8.6

Mar 2018

3.3

Mar 2013

8.6

Mar 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2018

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Singapore

22.3

Jun 2018

18.2

Mar 2018

-11.1

Jun 2003

43.3

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

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Slovakia

3.2

Jun 2018

6.3

Mar 2018

-4.1

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12.1

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

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Slovenia

0.6

Jun 2018

3.5

Mar 2018

-2.7

Jun 2009

13.2

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

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South Africa

2.6

Jun 2018

0.9

Mar 2018

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2018

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Spain

7.0

Jun 2018

3.5

Mar 2018

-3.8

Dec 2017

11.9

Dec 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2018

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Sri Lanka

3.4

Jun 2018

1.5

Mar 2018

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2018

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Sudan

0.9

2017

1.1

2016

0.0

1996

7.8

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

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Sweden

0.8

Jun 2018

2.3

Mar 2018

-7.1

Dec 2011

61.5

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-13
Switzerland

-16.5

Jun 2018

-22.1

Mar 2018

-22.1

Mar 2018

33.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Syria

1.2

2011

2.4

2010

-0.0

1980

4.8

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2011

Updated on 2018-09-27
Taiwan

2.2

Jun 2018

1.3

Mar 2018

-1.9

Mar 2011

5.6

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-20
Tajikistan

-6.4

Mar 2018

-2.2

Dec 2017

-9.8

Mar 2016

2.5

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
Thailand

1.8

Jun 2018

3.6

Mar 2018

-8.0

Dec 2011

9.0

Jun 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tunisia

1.8

Jun 2018

2.1

Mar 2018

-3.5

Mar 2011

28.8

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-17
Turkey

1.4

Jun 2018

1.1

Mar 2018

-0.5

Sep 2000

7.1

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Ukraine

2.7

Jun 2018

1.6

Mar 2018

-1.3

Mar 2014

25.5

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
United Arab Emirates

2.7

2017

2.7

2016

-1.2

1999

6.8

2004

%

yearly

1972 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-27
United Kingdom

4.3

Jun 2018

3.4

Mar 2018

-11.8

Jun 2009

23.7

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
United States

0.5

Jun 2018

1.2

Mar 2018

-1.7

Mar 2014

6.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Uruguay

6.6

Jun 2018

3.6

Mar 2018

-2.6

Jun 2013

18.0

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Venezuela

0.1

2014

0.7

2013

-2.5

1976

7.2

1997

%

yearly

1970 - 2014

Updated on 2018-09-12
Vietnam

6.3

2017

6.1

2016

-0.0

1985

11.9

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-17
Yemen

-3.1

2016

-0.0

2015

-5.1

1995

16.8

1993

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-09-23

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2,812.00

Sep 2018

2,806.00

Aug 2018

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Current Account Balance

7,578.7

2017

655.3

2016

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Direct Investment Abroad

-679.8

Mar 2018

2,591.7

Dec 2017

-1,271.6

Sep 2017

6,192.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-10-08
Domestic Credit

111,464.4

Aug 2018

111,363.9

Jul 2018

20,673.7

Jan 1994

112,547.6

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Domestic Credit Growth

1.9

Aug 2018

3.2

Jul 2018

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Electricity Production

3,903

Dec 2016

4,272

Nov 2016

0

Feb 2003

8,559

Aug 2016

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-07-25
Employed Persons

2,699,118.00

2017

2,612,083.00

2016

1,197,887.00

2000

2,699,118.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Exchange Rate against USD

0.303

Sep 2018

0.303

Aug 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Exports: ICT Goods

63,651.96

2016

89,510.41

2015

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

51,752.90

2017

32,652.48

2016

142.39

1996

51,752.90

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,692.62

2017

357.07

2016

162.93

1995

5,036.94

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

257,583.50

2017

53,938.98

2016

3,723.09

1999

257,583.50

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Television

26,842.38

2017

1,448.03

2016

790.42

2014

26,842.38

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2023

2.70

2022

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Current Account Balance

7.95

2023

10.02

2022

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.99

2023

3.67

2022

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

77,294.27

2023

75,768.24

2022

23,433.96

1991

77,294.27

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Government Expenditure

24.53

2023

23.88

2022

4.02

1997

24.53

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Government Net Debt

22.53

2023

20.07

2022

1.53

2013

22.53

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Government Revenue

27.51

2023

27.34

2022

1.66

1991

35.69

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,865.06

2023

34,221.94

2022

7,960.51

1991

45,726.19

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Population

5.20

2023

5.05

2022

1.36

1991

5.20

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2023

3.77

2022

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-10-09
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

112.1

2017

294.6

2016

112.1

2017

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves

34,183.6

Jul 2018

35,834.0

Jun 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

36,635.9

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.29

2017

26.47

2016

1.43

1967

34.90

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.9

Jun 2018

11.4

Mar 2018

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

343.25

Mar 2018

-764.61

Dec 2017

-764.61

Dec 2017

1,766.04

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-10-08
GDP Deflator Growth

13.7

2017

-6.8

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
GDP per Capita

26,560.36

2017

24,802.40

2016

11,424.60

1998

45,517.86

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Gold Reserves

104.88

Jul 2018

104.94

Jun 2018

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-25
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.9

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Gross National Product

138,513.38

2017

122,184.46

2016

1,517.60

1964

187,423.21

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Gross Savings Rate

30.2

2017

22.3

2016

-126.1

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Household Debt

2,023.3

Aug 2018

2,460.3

Jul 2018

173.9

Feb 2002

2,460.3

Jul 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.5

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Imports: ICT Goods

2,011,554.23

2016

2,435,340.93

2015

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

1,084,469.48

2017

868,404.06

2016

102,189.80

1995

1,084,469.48

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

297,843.79

2017

280,309.08

2016

9,325.24

2002

297,843.79

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,795,508.45

2017

1,359,226.15

2016

134,631.06

1995

1,795,508.45

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Television

157,655.21

2017

113,047.43

2016

28,486.10

1999

157,655.21

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Industrial Production Index Growth

-10.0

Mar 2017

-12.8

Feb 2017

-100.0

May 1991

1,223.9

Jun 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Investment: % of GDP

29.1

2017

30.0

2016

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.87

2017

1.95

2016

-13.97

2009

91.54

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-20
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.44

2018

11.89

2017

4.14

2006

12.96

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

77.1

2017

80.3

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Minerals Production

161,871,900.00

2016

156,699,000.00

2015

127,996,864.00

2009

161,871,900.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

33,708.64

Aug 2018

35,272.68

Jul 2018

3,504.88

Sep 1994

36,541.16

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Money Supply M2

125,179.60

Aug 2018

125,696.25

Jul 2018

21,437.29

Mar 1994

127,085.28

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.19

2015

1,791.90

2014

930.00

2005

1,876.19

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

14,582.40

Dec 2017

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

87,958.80

Dec 2017

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,102.00

2017

17,291.00

2016

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.14

2017

2.03

2016

0.05

1991

2.14

2017

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

4,781.00

2017

4,311.00

2016

688.00

2012

4,781.00

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-02
Nominal GDP

119,534.2

2017

109,406.5

2016

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Nominal GDP Growth

9.70

2017

-4.11

2016

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

542,082.00

2017

403,234.00

2016

3,316.00

1960

542,082.00

2017

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,136,384.00

2017

5,392,806.00

2016

0.00

1985

7,600,000.00

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Oil Consumption

449.42

2017

452.82

2016

66.62

1990

508.40

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Policy Rate

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

51,954.88

2017

49,483.11

2016

526.40

1962

51,954.88

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Private Consumption: % of GDP

43.5

2017

45.2

2016

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Public Consumption Expenditure

30,047.49

2017

28,123.96

2016

224.00

1962

30,047.49

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.1

2017

25.7

2016

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Real GDP Growth

-3.5

2017

2.9

2016

-41.0

1991

82.8

1992

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Short Term Interest Rate

2.06

Sep 2018

2.06

Aug 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

13.10

2017

9.95

2016

1.23

1960

24.01

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Teledensity: Mobile

124.17

2017

133.07

2016

0.00

1985

200.93

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Total Deposits

141,274.26

Aug 2018

142,395.72

Jul 2018

21,699.45

Mar 1994

143,955.77

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Total Exports

17,777.4

Jun 2018

16,449.5

Mar 2018

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Total Exports Growth

37.7

Jun 2018

19.1

Mar 2018

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Total Imports

8,999.6

Jun 2018

8,752.3

Mar 2018

39.8

Mar 1978

8,999.6

Jun 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Total Imports Growth

11.6

Jun 2018

3.4

Mar 2018

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-09-18
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-09-18
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Visitor Arrivals

18,330

Dec 2016

20,521

Nov 2016

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-09-18
Visitor Arrivals Growth

28.7

Dec 2016

45.0

Nov 2016

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-09-18
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