Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

2010 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 40.595 % in Sep 2020. This records an increase from the previous number of 36.166 % for Jun 2020. Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 22.331 % from Dec 2010 to Sep 2020, with 40 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 40.595 % in Sep 2020 and a record low of 14.736 % in Sep 2012. Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: Middle East and Africa. CEIC calculates annual Foreign Exchange Reserves as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Nominal GDP. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. Central Statistical Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

View Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP from Dec 2010 to Sep 2020 in the chart:

Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

What was Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
40.595 Sep 2020 36.166 Jun 2020 14.736 Sep 2012 40.595 Sep 2020 % quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP by Country Comparison

Buy Selected Data

Includes Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP on 114 economies standardised by CEIC. Instant access to full history data in excel.
country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 28.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 34.531 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2020
Argentina (%) 9.053 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) 24.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 2.431 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 1.852 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 17.318 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (%) 9.329 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Belarus (%) 6.157 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 1.893 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 9.249 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 39.235 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 31.552 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1994 - Mar 2021
Brazil (%) 22.735 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Brunei (%) 6.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (%) 42.767 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 8.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Aug 2021
Canada (%) 4.136 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 14.928 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2021
China (%) 8.900 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Colombia (%) 19.300 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Croatia (%) 40.911 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.649 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 61.493 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 17.665 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.134 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 8.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 6.868 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 2.279 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) 2.842 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
France (%) 1.889 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Georgia (%) 25.136 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 0.906 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 1.754 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 137.046 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Hungary (%) 18.180 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) 26.467 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
India (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Ireland (%) 1.140 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 44.674 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 2.418 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.006 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2018
Japan (%) 0.820 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Jordan (%) 27.878 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 6.643 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) 7.000 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (%) 10.639 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 27.051 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Laos (%) 3.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Latvia (%) 13.017 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 96.393 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 7.744 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) 0.249 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 96.715 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
North Macedonia (%) 32.851 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 4.875 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) 62.219 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 15.525 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 31.595 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 27.943 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 33.115 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Morocco (%) 25.982 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 23.994 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Myanmar (%) 3.500 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Nepal (%) 3.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (%) 0.706 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (%) 4,941.703 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2005 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 7.856 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2021
Norway (%) 18.374 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Oman (%) 23.612 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 14.439 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 16.784 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (%) 24.854 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 31.620 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2021
Philippines (%) 12.000 Aug 2021 monthly May 1986 - Aug 2021
Poland (%) 22.388 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 2.848 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 25.763 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 15.720 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 29.693 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 62.132 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 25.149 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 107.746 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (%) 5.818 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.129 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 11.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 4.029 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 2.000 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021
Sudan (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Sweden (%) 7.522 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 128.518 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Syria (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010

Accurate Macro & Micro Economic Data You Can Trust

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

Learn more about what we do

Kuwait Key Series

Buy Selected Data

Includes 190 key indicators for Kuwait, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
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) 3,161.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 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 (KWD mn) 8,862.962 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,055.958 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 415.966 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 Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 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 Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Public Debt (KWD mn) 950.000 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2021
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: CA: Primary Income: 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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 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: 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: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: 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: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 56.000 Jul 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jul 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 41,858.213 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,136.296 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 42,694.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 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) 105.438 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 146,115.161 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 119,468.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,282.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 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
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,576.300 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,821.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 38,799.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 38,799.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 37,904.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021

Check out our pricing options.

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

View pricing options

CEIC Flex

from $39

Entry level access to the CEIC platform for individual users. Download limits apply. Payable monthly by credit card.

View this option

CEIC Unlimited

Request a Demo

Full and unlimited access to CEIC data for multiple users. Suitable for enterprise usage. Available via annual subscription to one or more of CEIC’s global and premium databases.

Request a demo
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Flexible monthly access to CEIC data