Kuwait Total Imports

1992 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Total Imports

  • Kuwait Total Imports recorded 3.2 USD bn in Mar 2021, compared with a value of 2.4 USD bn in the previous month
  • Kuwait Total Imports data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1992 to Mar 2021, with an average number of 1.0 USD bn
  • The data reached an all-time high of 5.0 USD bn in Jan 2021 and a record low of 452.8 USD mn in Sep 1994

CEIC converts monthly Total Imports into USD. The Central Statistical Bureau provides Total Imports, CIF, in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Further information about Kuwait Total Imports

  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Total Imports grew 27.7 % YoY in Mar 2021
  • Total Exports grew 61.8 % YoY, to 5.0 USD bn in Mar 2021
  • Kuwait Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 1.8 USD bn in Mar 2021

View Kuwait's Total Imports from Jan 1992 to Mar 2021 in the chart:

Kuwait Total Imports

What was Kuwait's Total Imports in Mar 2021?

Kuwait Total Imports recorded 3.2 USD bn in Mar 2021, compared with a value of 2.4 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3,189.5 Mar 2021 2,427.0 Feb 2021 452.8 Sep 1994 4,974.9 Jan 2021 USD mn monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 753.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 2,988.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 6,839.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 448.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 25,323.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Mar 2022
Austria (USD mn) 17,944.5 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 952.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 4,965.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 6,491.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Feb 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 3,307.8 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 57,369.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 920.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 1,417.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 597.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 20,757.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Apr 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 817.8 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 4,459.8 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 8,084.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Dec 2021
Canada (USD mn) 48,296.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) 7,356.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
China (USD mn) 222,500.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 7,063.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 3,124.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 1,099.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 20,887.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 10,521.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 2,884.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 6,816.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Feb 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 2,391.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
European Union (USD mn) 251,160.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Finland (USD mn) 8,252.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
France (USD mn) 64,029.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 947.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2022
Germany (USD mn) 131,897.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 1,193.0 Dec 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Greece (USD mn) 7,598.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 52,414.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 13,916.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 700.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2022
India (USD mn) 60,300.0 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Apr 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 19,763.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Iran (USD mn) 38,893.0 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 11,316.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2022
Israel (USD mn) 8,611.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Italy (USD mn) 62,186.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 1,131.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2022
Japan (USD mn) 71,430.7 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 1,992.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 3,356.4 Feb 2022 monthly Sep 1995 - Feb 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 1,713.5 Jan 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 60,341.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Apr 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 544.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 506.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Laos (USD mn) 1,566.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 2,419.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 1,268.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 4,328.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 2,281.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 1,722.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1,151.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 248.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 25,018.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Malta (USD mn) 609.9 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 391.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 49,063.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 747.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 658.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 313.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 6,516.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 795.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Myanmar (USD mn) 1,338.2 Dec 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Dec 2021
Nepal (USD mn) 1,298.8 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 59,862.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 4,852.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 3,989.8 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Norway (USD mn) 8,191.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,701.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Jan 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 6,678.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 590.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2022
Panama (USD mn) 1,410.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 1,118.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Peru (USD mn) 4,679.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Mar 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 12,174.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1979 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) 37,584.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 9,938.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 2,759.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) 11,898.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Russia (USD mn) 23,324.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 12,877.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 3,780.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 41,340.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 9,947.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 5,501.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 9,355.8 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) 37,058.6 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 1,819.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 1,279.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 18,619.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 36,601.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2022

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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) -35,254.149 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,645.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.751 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 13.132 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 28.437 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,711.965 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 383.685 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 16,380.557 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 15,979.052 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -401.505 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 14,978.234 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,402.323 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
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 Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -10,772.490 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Public Debt (KWD mn) 500.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.861 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,006.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 61.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,792.473 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 36,500.470 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,725.653 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 821,416.568 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 268,529.091 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.230 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 266.038 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 27.186 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 505.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 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) 2,366.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,665.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 94.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 506.970 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -7.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 513.951 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 57,327.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 34.812 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 99,111.738 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 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: 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: 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
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: 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: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 43.000 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 43,239.223 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 133,559.395 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,769.4 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 42.914 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 16.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1973 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 104.864 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1961 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 151,352.748 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 4.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 127,525.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,847.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 143,659.756 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.68 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 119.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 13,140.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 40,588.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,781.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 40,588.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 46,625.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022

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