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Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

1973 - 2017 | Quarterly | NA | CEIC

Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 10.9 Months of Import in Sep 2017, compared with the ratio of 11.7 in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1973 to Sep 2017. 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's Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 28.8 USD bn in Oct 2017. Its Money Supply M2 increased 2.9 % YoY in Nov 2017. Kuwait's Domestic Credit reached 112.0 USD bn in Nov 2017, representing an increased of 7.0 % YoY. The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 2.4 % in Dec 2016, compared with the ratio of 2.8 % in the previous year.

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What was Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

10.9

Sep 2017

11.7

Jun 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018

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Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import: Kuwait

Series Details
Series ID

210469302

Name

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import: Kuwait

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

NA

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

Mar 1973

Last Date

Sep 2017

Last Updated

03 Jan 2018

Statistics
Mean

8.82

Variance

165.41

Standard deviation

12.86

Skewness

10.98

Kurtosis

132.70

Coefficient variation

1.46

Median

6.97

Max
Mar 1978

NaN

Min
Mar 1989

NaN

Previous observation
Jun 2017

11.72

Last observation
Sep 2017

10.93

Number of Observations

175

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More Countries for Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

0.2

Nov 2017

0.2

Oct 2017

0.2

Mar 2015

1.4

Feb 1991

NA

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Canada

2.0

Nov 2017

2.0

Oct 2017

1.0

May 2006

2.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jun 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
France

0.8

Nov 2017

0.7

Oct 2017

0.4

Mar 2012

1.0

Aug 2007

NA

monthly

Feb 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Germany

0.4

Nov 2017

0.4

Oct 2017

0.3

Mar 2011

6.1

Sep 1973

NA

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Italy

0.9

Oct 2017

1.0

Sep 2017

0.6

Mar 2008

2.0

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Japan

19.9

Nov 2017

21.1

Oct 2017

9.6

Oct 2000

26.3

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Kingdom

2.1

Nov 2017

2.1

Oct 2017

0.7

Jul 2008

2.5

Jul 2017

NA

monthly

Jul 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Austria

0.4

Oct 2017

0.4

Sep 2017

0.4

Mar 2010

6.3

Sep 1958

NA

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Belgium

0.4

Nov 2017

0.3

Oct 2017

0.2

Mar 2011

0.9

Jul 1999

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bulgaria

7.2

Nov 2017

7.2

Oct 2017

4.3

Mar 2006

9.9

Sep 2016

NA

monthly

Sep 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Cyprus

0.1

Nov 2017

0.1

Oct 2017

0.0

Apr 2013

10.2

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Czech Republic

9.3

Nov 2017

8.9

Oct 2017

2.7

Oct 2007

11.7

Jul 2017

NA

monthly

Mar 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Denmark

8.0

Nov 2017

7.9

Oct 2017

2.4

Oct 2008

15.8

Feb 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Estonia

0.2

Nov 2017

0.2

Oct 2017

0.1

Sep 2011

4.9

May 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Finland

1.0

Nov 2017

1.0

Oct 2017

0.7

Mar 2011

3.0

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Greece

0.5

Nov 2017

0.4

Oct 2017

0.0

Aug 2011

0.8

Jan 2004

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Hungary

2.6

Oct 2017

2.7

Sep 2017

2.2

Apr 2004

7.3

Aug 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Iceland

10.6

Nov 2017

9.7

Oct 2017

1.3

Mar 2001

22.3

Feb 2012

NA

monthly

Oct 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ireland

0.3

Nov 2017

0.3

Oct 2017

0.0

Nov 2012

1.5

Jan 1999

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Latvia

2.9

Nov 2017

2.6

Oct 2017

1.9

Oct 2014

9.3

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Lithuania

1.0

Nov 2017

0.9

Oct 2017

0.1

Jul 2015

4.6

Feb 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Argentina

8.0

Nov 2017

7.5

Oct 2017

3.4

Jan 1990

22.1

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Luxembourg

0.1

Oct 2017

0.1

Sep 2017

0.0

Mar 1999

0.3

May 2008

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Malta

1.1

Nov 2017

1.0

Oct 2017

0.2

Nov 2011

9.9

Jan 2004

NA

monthly

Oct 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bolivia

10.8

Nov 2017

10.2

Oct 2017

2.5

Feb 2003

21.4

Feb 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Netherlands

0.1

Oct 2017

0.1

Sep 2017

0.1

Oct 2017

0.5

Aug 2002

NA

monthly

Sep 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Norway

9.9

Dec 2017

6.2

Nov 2017

4.8

Mar 2011

12.3

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brazil

29.0

Dec 2017

28.3

Nov 2017

6.3

Mar 2001

34.2

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Nov 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Poland

4.7

Nov 2017

5.2

Oct 2017

3.3

Oct 2007

7.5

Jan 2000

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Chile

6.7

Dec 2017

6.7

Nov 2017

3.5

Apr 2008

12.3

Feb 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Portugal

1.1

Nov 2017

1.0

Oct 2017

0.1

Jan 2012

3.5

Aug 2002

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

11.6

Oct 2017

12.3

Sep 2017

1.7

Jul 1984

20.0

Dec 1991

NA

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Romania

4.6

Nov 2017

4.6

Oct 2017

4.6

Nov 2017

9.9

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovakia

0.2

Nov 2017

0.2

Oct 2017

0.0

Oct 2012

6.6

Feb 2005

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovenia

0.1

Nov 2017

0.1

Oct 2017

0.1

May 2013

8.7

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ecuador

1.7

Nov 2017

2.2

Oct 2017

0.2

Dec 2012

3.8

May 2008

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mexico

4.4

Nov 2017

4.3

Oct 2017

2.0

Aug 2000

6.5

Feb 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Spain

1.6

Oct 2017

1.6

Sep 2017

0.3

Apr 2008

10.9

Aug 1992

NA

monthly

Jan 1987 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Panama

2.3

Aug 2017

2.9

Jul 2017

1.3

Oct 2004

6.6

Feb 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sweden

3.7

Nov 2017

3.7

Oct 2017

1.6

Jun 2008

5.2

Jul 2016

NA

monthly

Mar 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Paraguay

6.8

Dec 2017

7.0

Nov 2017

2.0

Sep 1998

9.9

Apr 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Switzerland

32.2

Nov 2017

33.5

Oct 2017

2.5

Jul 2008

33.7

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Jun 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Peru

17.1

Nov 2017

16.9

Oct 2017

1.4

Jul 1990

22.7

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1985 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Uruguay

20.4

Nov 2017

19.5

Oct 2017

5.4

Jan 2008

26.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Aug 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Venezuela

0.5

Oct 2014

0.6

Sep 2014

0.3

May 2012

20.8

Jun 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Updated on Aug 2017
Algeria

31.7

Jun 2017

24.9

May 2017

6.3

Jan 2000

63.1

Nov 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Australia

2.6

Nov 2017

2.5

Oct 2017

0.5

Jan 1982

14.9

Dec 1972

NA

monthly

Jul 1971 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bangladesh

7.2

Oct 2017

8.0

Sep 2017

0.9

Mar 1990

9.6

Apr 1994

NA

monthly

Jul 1986 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brunei

8.7

Sep 2017

8.0

Aug 2017

2.6

Aug 2011

18.1

Jan 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Cambodia

8.2

Sep 2017

8.4

Jun 2017

2.6

Sep 2005

8.4

Jun 2017

NA

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bahrain

1.9

2016

2.4

2015

0.9

1966

7.2

1986

NA

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

17.7

Dec 2017

17.6

Nov 2017

7.6

Nov 2000

37.2

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Botswana

13.8

Jul 2017

16.6

Jun 2017

7.6

Jul 2012

35.5

Jan 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Hong Kong

8.1

Nov 2017

8.6

Oct 2017

4.1

Oct 2008

11.8

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
India

9.4

Nov 2017

10.1

Oct 2017

0.5

Dec 1990

16.2

Apr 2004

NA

monthly

Apr 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Israel

17.4

Dec 2017

19.5

Nov 2017

4.9

Mar 2008

21.6

Sep 2015

NA

monthly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Indonesia

8.2

Dec 2017

7.9

Nov 2017

4.5

Jul 2008

11.7

Jun 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Jordan

7.1

Oct 2017

8.1

Sep 2017

0.1

Jun 1988

16.7

Jan 1974

NA

monthly

Jan 1972 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Korea

8.7

Dec 2017

9.0

Nov 2017

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malawi

4.8

Mar 2016

4.1

Feb 2016

0.4

Nov 2008

20.1

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Malaysia

5.6

Nov 2017

5.8

Oct 2017

3.7

Mar 2001

12.0

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Laos

2.2

Jun 2017

2.4

Mar 2017

1.7

Jun 2014

6.3

Jun 2009

NA

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macau

20.8

Nov 2017

25.3

Oct 2017

13.9

Jun 2000

56.5

Feb 2011

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nepal

12.4

Nov 2017

10.3

Oct 2017

5.6

Apr 2011

29.3

Oct 2015

NA

monthly

Aug 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
New Zealand

5.2

Nov 2017

5.7

Oct 2017

3.1

Sep 2005

8.1

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Sep 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Pakistan

3.0

Nov 2017

3.0

Oct 2017

0.5

Dec 1996

10.8

Nov 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Philippines

8.1

Nov 2017

8.6

Oct 2017

0.3

Oct 1983

15.3

Jan 2013

NA

monthly

Jan 1979 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Singapore

9.1

Nov 2017

9.5

Oct 2017

5.5

Jul 2008

11.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Sri Lanka

3.3

Nov 2017

3.8

Oct 2017

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Taiwan

19.4

Dec 2017

19.7

Nov 2017

1.3

Mar 1981

32.4

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Thailand

9.9

Nov 2017

9.7

Oct 2017

4.2

Jan 1991

13.5

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Vietnam

2.2

Jul 2017

2.2

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2011

6.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Mar 1997 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Albania

6.1

Jul 2017

6.1

Jun 2017

2.7

Dec 1996

25.3

Mar 1997

NA

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Armenia

4.7

Nov 2017

5.1

Oct 2017

2.5

May 2000

11.7

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Azerbaijan

8.3

Oct 2017

7.5

Sep 2017

0.0

Mar 1994

27.9

Mar 2014

NA

monthly

Mar 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

1.6

Nov 2017

1.7

Oct 2017

0.3

Nov 2004

2.2

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Dec 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina

6.2

Nov 2017

6.2

Oct 2017

1.4

Dec 2000

9.2

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Croatia

7.8

Oct 2017

7.5

Sep 2017

3.2

Jun 1999

10.3

Aug 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Georgia

3.7

Nov 2017

3.7

Oct 2017

1.3

Jun 1997

6.4

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Oct 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kazakhstan

6.5

Nov 2017

7.1

Oct 2017

3.9

Nov 2005

15.9

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Dec 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kyrgyzstan

3.8

Sep 2017

4.1

Aug 2017

2.3

Dec 2014

6.7

Apr 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Macedonia

3.3

Nov 2017

3.3

Oct 2017

2.7

Dec 2004

6.1

Jan 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Moldova

6.0

Nov 2017

5.8

Oct 2017

2.3

Dec 2005

8.8

Jan 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mongolia

4.0

Oct 2017

3.8

Sep 2017

1.0

Dec 1999

11.6

Feb 2013

NA

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mauritius

10.1

Oct 2017

11.7

Sep 2017

2.9

Dec 2006

13.1

Feb 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Montenegro

3.8

Sep 2017

3.4

Aug 2017

1.0

Jan 2005

7.5

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Russia

16.8

Nov 2017

16.6

Oct 2017

2.2

Aug 1998

42.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Serbia

5.3

Nov 2017

5.7

Oct 2017

2.5

Dec 2004

13.8

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Tajikistan

2.5

Nov 2017

2.5

Oct 2017

0.0

Nov 2015

2.9

Sep 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Turkey

4.4

Nov 2017

4.5

Oct 2017

3.4

Dec 2004

7.4

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Ukraine

3.3

Nov 2017

3.2

Oct 2017

1.4

Dec 2014

13.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Morocco

5.6

Nov 2017

5.9

Oct 2017

3.5

Oct 2012

12.4

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Dec 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Nigeria

12.5

Sep 2017

11.3

Aug 2017

0.2

Dec 1983

37.7

Apr 1989

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Oman

8.1

Jul 2017

10.3

Jun 2017

1.6

Nov 1975

12.0

Feb 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jul 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Qatar

5.1

Nov 2017

4.4

Oct 2017

2.7

Jan 2008

18.9

Jul 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Saudi Arabia

45.0

2016

41.5

2015

1.6

1992

60.8

1975

NA

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

5.8

Nov 2017

5.6

Oct 2017

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Sudan

0.0

May 2016

0.0

Apr 2016

0.0

May 2016

5.1

Jan 2005

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Syria

13.0

2010

13.3

2009

11.3

2008

22.1

2005

NA

yearly

2005 - 2010

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

2.8

Nov 2017

2.7

Oct 2017

1.5

Apr 1994

6.9

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Feb 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Yemen

5.6

Jul 2014

5.2

Jun 2014

0.5

Dec 1993

22.1

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jun 1990 - Jul 2014

Updated on Dec 2017
United Arab Emirates

5.4

Mar 2017

5.7

Feb 2017

2.0

Mar 2010

6.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Egypt

5.8

Oct 2017

6.5

Sep 2017

1.3

Mar 2013

16.3

Sep 2006

NA

monthly

Dec 2004 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kuwait

10.9

Sep 2017

11.7

Jun 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ivory Coast

0.0

Aug 2017

0.0

Jul 2017

0.0

Feb 2015

5.0

Feb 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
European Union

1.3

Nov 2017

1.3

Oct 2017

1.0

Jul 2008

3.4

Apr 2000

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kenya

5.3

Sep 2017

5.3

Aug 2017

3.0

May 2009

5.8

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Sep 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Lebanon

27.5

Aug 2017

26.6

Jul 2017

2.4

Jul 1993

49.9

Aug 2006

NA

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kosovo

3.3

Oct 2017

3.6

Sep 2017

1.9

Dec 2011

6.8

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Sep 2007 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017

More Indicators for Kuwait

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

294.5

2016

282.6

2015

282.6

2015

3,890.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

10.7

Sep 2017

3.4

Jun 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Money Supply M2

120,219.46

Oct 2017

121,319.26

Sep 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.5

2016

0.6

2015

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

0.91

2017

0.11

2016

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

7.0

Nov 2017

7.7

Oct 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,206.0

Sep 2017

8,002.0

Jun 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.3

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.37

Oct 2017

0.00

Sep 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

32,734.02

2022

31,516.56

2021

7,960.51

1991

45,993.65

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Crude Oil: Exports

2,128.20

2016

1,963.80

2015

948.20

1999

2,128.20

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

6,408.0

Dec 2017

6,196.5

Nov 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Domestic Credit

111,985.9

Nov 2017

111,874.8

Oct 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

111,985.9

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Visitor Arrivals

14,240

Dec 2015

14,152

Nov 2015

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Crude Oil: Production

2,703.00

Nov 2017

2,708.00

Oct 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Nov 2017

1.81

Oct 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gold Reserves

104.86

Oct 2017

105.14

Sep 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Direct Investment Abroad

-142.4

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Total Exports

13,539.9

Sep 2017

12,844.0

Jun 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bank Lending Rate

4.75

Oct 2017

4.74

Sep 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

1.2

Sep 2017

2.8

Aug 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

79,936.96

2022

78,147.25

2021

23,328.33

1991

79,936.96

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.302

Nov 2017

0.302

Oct 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

28,821.3

Oct 2017

29,905.9

Sep 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Nov 2015

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.16

2022

3.32

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.5

Nov 2017

1.4

Oct 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross National Product

124,154.46

2016

127,302.08

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,435.95

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.6

2016

7.4

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
M2 Growth

0.9

Apr/2017

0.7

Mar/2017

-4.3

Sep/1996

26.9

Jan/2008

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,202.56

2016

47,618.04

2015

526.40

1962

50,202.56

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Policy Rate

2.75

Dec 2017

2.75

Nov 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

24,186.53

2016

42,809.11

2015

303.26

1997

129,742.01

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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 Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2022

2.70

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,470,026.61

2016

1,596,671.48

2015

134,631.06

1995

1,596,671.48

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

136,068.42

2016

123,576.96

2015

28,486.10

1999

153,141.66

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,392,806.00

2016

5,846,335.00

2015

0.00

1985

7,600,000.00

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

4,311.00

2016

3,852.00

2015

688.00

2012

4,311.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

1,262,174.00

2016

1,246,674.00

2015

700,000.00

2010

1,277,674.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

137,946.42

Nov 2017

137,583.99

Oct 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

139,342.36

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Imports: ICT Goods

2,435,340.93

2015

2,269,721.84

2014

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

28,545.16

2016

43,544.19

2015

3,723.09

1999

90,965.16

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

403,234.00

2016

480,000.00

2015

3,316.00

1960

538,219.00

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

146.55

2016

163.15

2015

0.00

1985

218.43

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,291.00

2016

16,909.00

2015

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

5,686.60

2016

5,543.85

2015

1,108.15

1995

9,117.54

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

156,699,000.00

2015

155,602,800.00

2014

127,996,864.00

2009

161,551,800.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

15,769.0

Nov 2017

15,780.0

Oct 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

16,481.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nominal GDP

110,890.7

2016

114,606.1

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,179.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

655.3

2016

8,494.1

2015

-26,478.5

1991

78,658.5

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Electricity Production

3,891

Dec 2015

4,118

Nov 2015

0

Feb 2003

8,266

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Household Debt

2,040.5

Nov 2017

2,051.2

Oct 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

3.31

Sep 2017

1,766.03

Jun 2017

-369.46

Dec 2015

1,766.03

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Total Exports Growth

12.8

Sep 2017

9.9

Jun 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

-2.80

2016

-25.52

2015

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,754.86

2016

27,725.29

2015

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

33,596.08

Nov 2017

32,936.68

Oct 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.12

2016

22.39

2015

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

89,510.41

2015

63,635.69

2014

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017