Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

1973 - 2020 | Quarterly | NA | CEIC Data

Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 20.9 Months of Import in Jun 2020, compared with the ratio of 15.1 in the previous quarter. Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1973 to Jun 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 166.6 in Mar 1978 and a record low of 2.2 in Mar 1989. CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Imports. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. Central Statistical Bureau provides Imports in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports, Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 41.7 USD bn in Mar 2021. Its Money Supply M2 increased 0.1 % YoY in Apr 2021. Kuwait Domestic Credit reached 115.6 USD bn in Apr 2021, representing an increased of 3.8 % YoY. The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 1.8 % in Sep 2019, compared with the ratio of 1.8 % in the previous quarter.

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Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

What was Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Jun 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
20.9 Jun 2020 15.1 Mar 2020 2.2 Mar 1989 166.6 Mar 1978 NA quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (NA) 7.1 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2021
Algeria (NA) 19.6 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (NA) 7.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Armenia (NA) 7.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Australia (NA) 1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Dec 2020
Austria (NA) 0.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Azerbaijan (NA) 8.6 May 2021 monthly Mar 1994 - May 2021
Bahrain (NA) 1.6 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (NA) 8.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Apr 2021
Belarus (NA) 1.4 May 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2021
Belgium (NA) 0.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Bolivia (NA) 2.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (NA) 8.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Botswana (NA) 8.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Brazil (NA) 18.9 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2000 - Jun 2021
Brunei (NA) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (NA) 8.1 May 2021 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2021
Cambodia (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Mar 2021
Canada (NA) 1.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2021
Chile (NA) 6.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
China (NA) 14.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Colombia (NA) 12.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2021
Croatia (NA) 9.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Cyprus (NA) 0.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Czech Republic (NA) 9.5 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Denmark (NA) 6.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Ecuador (NA) 2.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Egypt (NA) 5.3 May 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2021
Estonia (NA) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
European Union (NA) 1.5 May 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2021
Finland (NA) 1.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
France (NA) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - May 2021
Georgia (NA) 4.4 Jun 2021 monthly Oct 1995 - Jun 2021
Germany (NA) 0.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Ghana (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (NA) 0.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (NA) 9.1 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Apr 2021
Hungary (NA) 2.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Iceland (NA) 10.3 May 2021 monthly Oct 2000 - May 2021
India (NA) 14.4 May 2021 monthly Apr 1990 - May 2021
Indonesia (NA) 7.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2021
Ireland (NA) 0.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Israel (NA) 27.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2021
Italy (NA) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2021
Ivory Coast (NA) 0.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Japan (NA) 22.0 May 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - May 2021
Jordan (NA) 8.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2021
Kazakhstan (NA) 3.3 May 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2021
Kenya (NA) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2005 - Nov 2020
South Korea (NA) 8.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (NA) 2.1 May 2021 monthly Sep 2007 - May 2021
Kuwait (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (NA) 3.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Laos (NA) 3.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Latvia (NA) 2.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Lebanon (NA) 44.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Lithuania (NA) 1.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Luxembourg (NA) 0.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Macau SAR, China (NA) 13.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
North Macedonia (NA) 4.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Malawi (NA) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Malaysia (NA) 5.5 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Dec 2020
Malta (NA) 1.2 May 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - May 2021
Mauritius (NA) 19.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Mexico (NA) 4.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Moldova (NA) 6.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Mongolia (NA) 6.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Montenegro (NA) 6.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Morocco (NA) 6.7 May 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2021
Mozambique (NA) 7.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (NA) 4.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2020
Nepal (NA) 8.7 May 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2021
Netherlands (NA) 0.1 May 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2021
New Zealand (NA) 3,035.0 May 2021 monthly Sep 2005 - May 2021
Nigeria (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Norway (NA) 9.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Oman (NA) 7.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Feb 2021
Pakistan (NA) 2.7 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Palestinian Territory (NA) 1.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (NA) 8.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Paraguay (NA) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Peru (NA) 17.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - May 2021
Philippines (NA) 11.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1979 - May 2021
Poland (NA) 5.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Portugal (NA) 0.9 May 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2021
Qatar (NA) 16.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Romania (NA) 4.7 May 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2021
Russia (NA) 18.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Saudi Arabia (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Serbia (NA) 5.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Singapore (NA) 11.7 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (NA) 0.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Slovenia (NA) 0.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2021
South Africa (NA) 5.4 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Apr 2021
Spain (NA) 1.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Apr 2021
Sri Lanka (NA) 2.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Sudan (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Sweden (NA) 2.9 May 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - May 2021
Switzerland (NA) 40.0 May 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2021
Syria (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -12,891.871 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,158.8 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 37.408 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government 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 Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,213.483 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 (KWD mn) 8,862.962 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: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.236 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,090.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -29.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,428.111 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,754.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,208.010 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,427.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 867,654.908 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 283,644.869 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.143 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 242.817 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 31.662 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 456.091 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,839.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 31.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 60.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 6,651.078 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 39.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -274.691 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: 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: 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: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 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: 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: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,645.054 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 127,897.922 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,450.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 105.543 May 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 145,329.343 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 115,597.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 853.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 132,579.427 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.87 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 114.09 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,849.300 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021

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