Kuwait Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

2006 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Kuwait Motor Vehicles Sales dropped 24.3 % in Dec 2020, compared with a growth of 9.1 % in the previous year. Kuwait Motor Vehicles Sales Growth rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2020, with an average growth rate of 4.1 %. The data reached an all-time high of 22.3 % in Dec 2012 and a record low of -24.9 % in Dec 2016. CEIC calculates annual Motor Vehicles Sales Growth from semiannual Motor Vehicles Sales. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers provides year-to-date Motor Vehicles Sales. Car Sales of Kuwait recorded 85,287.0 units in Dec 2020.

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Kuwait Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

What was Kuwait's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-24.3 2020 9.1 2019 -24.9 2016 22.3 2012 % yearly 2006 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 38.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Algeria (%) -1.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Argentina (%) -8.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Armenia (%) -32.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Australia (%) 33.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Austria (%) -18.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 67.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bahrain (%) -16.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bangladesh (%) 5.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Belarus (%) 20.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Belgium (%) -21.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bolivia (%) -12.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -52.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) -87.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Brazil (%) -5.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2021
Brunei (%) 20.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Bulgaria (%) -34.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 12.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Canada (%) 30.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1947 - May 2021
Chile (%) 202.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
China (%) -17.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Colombia (%) 31.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) -40.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Cyprus (%) -3.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Czech Republic (%) 1.4 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2020
Denmark (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ecuador (%) -34.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Egypt (%) 28.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Estonia (%) 18.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Finland (%) -15.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
France (%) -23.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Georgia (%) -3.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Germany (%) -18.6 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ghana (%) -19.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Greece (%) -27.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -12.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Hungary (%) -19.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) -34.2 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
India (%) 11.7 Aug 2021 monthly May 2002 - Aug 2021
Indonesia (%) 163.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2021
Iran (%) -31.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Ireland (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Israel (%) -15.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Italy (%) -26.6 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 15.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Japan (%) -2.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2021
Jordan (%) 3.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 30.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Kenya (%) -23.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (%) -3.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Kuwait (%) -24.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -35.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Laos (%) 16.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Latvia (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Lebanon (%) -33.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 30.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Luxembourg (%) 4.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 5.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Malawi (%) 1.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Malaysia (%) -88.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jul 2021
Malta (%) -6.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mauritius (%) 3.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mexico (%) 2.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2021
Moldova (%) 7.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -41.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) -19.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 43.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Nepal (%) 3.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Netherlands (%) -20.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
New Zealand (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Nigeria (%) -42.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Norway (%) -10.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Oman (%) -0.2 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 112.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jul 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -25.3 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Panama (%) 190.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Paraguay (%) -15.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Peru (%) -29.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Philippines (%) 4.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Poland (%) -22.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Portugal (%) -31.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Qatar (%) 0.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Romania (%) -22.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Russia (%) -17.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) -15.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Serbia (%) 4.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Singapore (%) -24.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jul 2021
Slovakia (%) -25.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 14.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Africa (%) 24.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Spain (%) -31.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -27.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Sudan (%) -13.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Sweden (%) -21.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Switzerland (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Syria (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Taiwan (%) -1.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
Tajikistan (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Thailand (%) -11.6 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jul 2021
Tunisia (%) -5.3 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019

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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) 3,161.9 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 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 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: 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 Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 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: 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: 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: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: 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: 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: 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
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
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: M1 (KWD mn) 12,576.300 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

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