Kuwait Total Imports Growth

1993 - 2020 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Total Imports Growth

  • Kuwait Total Imports dropped 5.9 % YoY in Feb 2021, compared with a decrease of 8.8 % YoY in the previous month
  • Kuwait Total Imports Growth data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1993 to Dec 2020, with an averaged rate of 4.2 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 248.6 % in Jun 2005 and a record low of -42.0 % in May 2020

CEIC calculates Total Imports Growth from monthly Total Imports The Central Statistical Bureau provides Total Imports CIF, in local currency.


Further information about Kuwait Total Imports Growth

  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Total Imports recorded 2.4 USD bn in Feb 2021
  • Total Exports reached 4.1 USD bn in Dec 2020, which registered a decrease of 29.9 % year on year
  • Kuwait Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 1.8 USD bn in Mar 2021

View Kuwait's Total Imports Growth from Jan 1993 to Dec 2020 in the chart:

Kuwait Total Imports Growth

What was Kuwait's Total Imports Growth in Dec 2020?

Kuwait Total Imports dropped 5.9 % YoY in Feb 2021, compared with a decrease of 8.8 % YoY in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-5.9 Dec 2020 -8.8 Nov 2020 -42.0 May 2020 248.6 Jun 2005 % monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020

Total Imports Growth by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 44.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2021
Algeria (%) -20.6 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2020
Argentina (%) 37.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Nov 2021
Armenia (%) 43.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Australia (%) 15.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1972 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 14.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1954 - Oct 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Bahrain (%) 4.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 64.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Oct 2021
Belarus (%) 35.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Belgium (%) 38.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
Bolivia (%) 32.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 45.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Botswana (%) 6.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2021
Brazil (%) 29.7 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Dec 2021
Brunei (%) -6.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Oct 2021
Bulgaria (%) 20.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Cambodia (%) 56.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2014 - Jun 2021
Canada (%) 7.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2021
Chile (%) 48.6 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2021
China (%) 42.7 Apr 2021 monthly May 2009 - Apr 2021
Colombia (%) 56.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2021
Croatia (%) 23.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2021
Cyprus (%) 29.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Czech Republic (%) 10.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Denmark (%) 21.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2021
Ecuador (%) 56.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Nov 2021
Egypt (%) 3.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Nov 2021
Estonia (%) 35.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
European Union (%) 35.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Finland (%) 29.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
France (%) 26.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Georgia (%) 26.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 13.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1951 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 63.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 20.0 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - Nov 2021
Hungary (%) 14.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Iceland (%) 45.5 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Dec 2021
India (%) 41.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Dec 2021
Indonesia (%) 47.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Dec 2021
Iran (%) -11.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Ireland (%) 27.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Sep 2021
Israel (%) 9.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2021
Italy (%) 19.4 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Oct 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 10.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2021
Japan (%) 42.8 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Nov 2021
Jordan (%) 46.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 0.4 Oct 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Oct 2021
Kenya (%) 29.4 Oct 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Oct 2021
South Korea (%) 37.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 41.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Kuwait (%) -5.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 55.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Laos (%) 18.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Latvia (%) 24.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Lebanon (%) 67.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (%) 31.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2021
Luxembourg (%) 32.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 18.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
North Macedonia (%) 21.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Malawi (%) 14.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (%) 27.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
Malta (%) 58.7 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1995 - Nov 2021
Mauritius (%) 21.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2021
Mexico (%) 23.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Moldova (%) 30.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2021
Mongolia (%) 20.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2021
Montenegro (%) 31.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2021
Morocco (%) 39.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Mozambique (%) -7.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (%) -15.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 2011 - Sep 2021
Nepal (%) 55.8 Nov 2021 monthly Aug 2004 - Nov 2021
Netherlands (%) 38.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
New Zealand (%) 36.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1961 - Nov 2021
Nigeria (%) 43.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Norway (%) 11.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1977 - Nov 2021
Oman (%) 58.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Sep 2021
Pakistan (%) 70.2 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1988 - Dec 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 7.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2021
Panama (%) 51.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Paraguay (%) 27.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 25.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2021
Philippines (%) 36.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2021
Poland (%) 19.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2021
Portugal (%) 32.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Qatar (%) 29.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2021
Romania (%) 21.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Russia (%) 19.4 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) -6.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Serbia (%) 19.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2021
Singapore (%) 28.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Nov 2021
Slovakia (%) 14.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Slovenia (%) 25.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
South Africa (%) 24.5 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2021
Spain (%) 27.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 27.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2021
Sudan (%) -50.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Sweden (%) 20.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2021
Switzerland (%) 19.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2021

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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) 2,809.0 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.931 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 28.344 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 24.388 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 967.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -775.392 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 11,133.000 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 305.528 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 12,100.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 11,325.068 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,209.279 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 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 Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -10,772.490 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Public Debt (KWD mn) 850.000 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.993 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) -416.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
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) 321.966 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
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 (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 13.480 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 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: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 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: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 49.000 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Nov 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) 42,443.820 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,502.974 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,962.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 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) 104.898 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 148,116.325 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 121,218.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,814.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 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) 12,843.500 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,771.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 43,554.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021

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