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Kuwait

Kuwait ( (listen); Arabic: الكويت‎ al-Kuwait, Gulf Arabic pronunciation: [ɪl‿ɪkweːt] or [lɪkweːt]), officially the State of Kuwait (Arabic: دولة الكويت‎ Dawlat al-Kuwait), is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2016, Kuwait has a population of 4.5 million people: 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million are expatriates. Expatriates account for approximately 70% of the population.Oil reserves were discovered in commercial quantities in 1938. In 1946, crude oil was exported for the first time. From 1946 to 1982, the country underwent large-scale modernization. In the 1980s, Kuwait experienced a period of geopolitical instability and an economic crisis following the stock market crash. In 1990, Kuwait was invaded, and later annexed, by Saddam's Iraq. The Iraqi occupation of Kuwait came to an end in 1991 after military intervention by a military coalition led by the United States. Kuwait is a major non-NATO ally of the United States. It is also a major ally of ASEAN, while maintaining a strong relationship with China.Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic politic... [More]
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Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
GBP/KWD Ask 0.398 - 0.398 0.398 0.00 0.05% 2020/01/27 Time 0:21
KWD/GBP Ask 2.5183 - 2.5183 2.5183 0.00 0.05% 2020/01/27 Time 0:21
EUR/KWD Ask 0.3357 - 0.3343 0.3357 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 23:56
CAD/KWD Ask 0.2315 - 0.2307 0.2315 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 14:22
KWD/EUR Ask 2.9891 - 2.9769 2.9891 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 14:22

Kuwait Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Parallel Market 5725.31 - 5725.31 5725.31 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/16 Time 7:32
Kuwait Main 6234.5 - 6234.5 6234.5 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/16 Time 3:02
KSX 15 4761.99 - 4761.99 4761.99 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/13 Time 17:32
HAREL TLB SK301 376.87 - 376.87 376.87 0.00 0.00% 2018/01/25 Time 0:00

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Ajwan Gulf Real Estate 14.2 - 14.2 14.2 0.10 0.70% 2020/01/27 Time 0:06
Amar Finance Leasing 62.3 - 62.3 62.3 1.80 2.98% 2020/01/27 Time 0:06
RE Asset Management 90 - 90 90 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 13:07
Alrai Media Group 35 - 35 35 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 13:07
INOVEST BSC 72.5 - 72.5 72.5 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/26 Time 13:07

Kuwait Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

2243.90 19 Sep 2673 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly KWD Million

Bank Lending Rate

4.82 19 Sep 4.84 4.34 : 9.1 Quarterly %

Banks Balance Sheet

0 19 Nov 69817 9942 : 70645 Monthly KWD Million

CPI Transportation

125.70 19 Dec 125 102 : 126 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 18 Dec 5158 -22337 : 21172 Yearly KWD Million

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 19 Nov 11302 1046 : 11783 Monthly KWD Million

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 62.14 4.5 : 65.1 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 54 30 : 56 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

115.20 19 Dec 115 65.3 : 115 Monthly points

Consumer Spending

16642.90 18 Dec 15760 198 : 16643 Yearly KWD Million

Corporate Tax Rate

15.00 18 Dec 15 15 : 55 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 39 : 53 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 35 : 85 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Jan : Monthly 90

Crude Oil Production

2706.00 19 Nov 2633 0 : 3768 Monthly BBL/D/1K

Crude Oil Rigs

0 19 Dec 32 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.30 20 Jan 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 19 Jun 2654 -908 : 18142 Quarterly KWD Million

Current Account to GDP

12.70 18 Dec 5.9 -242 : 54.57 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

1.70 18 Dec 1.6 1.6 : 9.21 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 97 52 : 104 Yearly

Exports

0 19 Sep 5217 648 : 8855 Quarterly KWD Million

Food Inflation

1.76 19 Dec 2.04 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly %

Foreign Direct Investment

0 19 Jun -24 -29 : 721 Quarterly KWD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves

-1072.00 18 Dec -610 -1159 : 826 Yearly KWD million

GDP

141.68 18 Dec 120 1.83 : 174 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.40 19 Jun 0.9 -20.62 : 33.99 Quarterly %

GDP Constant Prices

9715.60 19 Jun 9839 572 : 19956 Quarterly KWD Million

GDP Growth Rate

-1.30 19 Jun -2.7 -5.1 : 13.5 Quarterly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

65515.40 18 Dec 66009 65515 : 96847 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

33537.90 18 Dec 33790 33538 : 49577 Yearly USD

Gasoline Prices

0.28 19 Dec 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly USD/Liter

Gold Reserves

0 19 Dec 78.97 78.72 : 80.51 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

11.40 18 Dec 6.6 -151 : 43.3 Yearly %

Government Debt to GDP

14.80 18 Dec 20.7 1.09 : 151 Yearly %

Government Spending

9623.50 18 Dec 9115 102 : 9624 Yearly KWD Million

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

10706.10 18 Dec 10542 96 : 10706 Yearly KWD Million

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 135358 69969 : 990909 Quarterly

Imports

0 19 Sep 2544 440 : 2807 Quarterly KWD Million

Inflation Rate

1.50 19 Dec 1.6 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

0 19 Dec 0 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly %

Interbank Rate

1.56 20 Jan 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily %

Interest Rate

2.75 19 Dec 2.75 2 : 7.25 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 9026 1026 : 9026 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

0 18 Dec 74.9 74.8 : 75.8 Yearly %

Loan Growth

5.00 19 Nov 5 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly %

Loans To Private Sector

0 19 Nov 40312 1456 : 40312 Monthly KWD Million

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 6765 611 : 24808 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 19 Nov 10481 1042 : 11418 Monthly KWD Million

Money Supply M2

38219.20 19 Nov 38470 6378 : 39000 Monthly KWD Million

Money Supply M3

0 19 Nov 38470 6516 : 39000 Monthly KWD Million

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 18 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly %

Population

4.60 18 Dec 4.1 0.26 : 4.6 Yearly Million

Producer Prices

137.50 19 Sep 137 80.4 : 138 Monthly points

Remittances

0 19 Sep 1202 943 : 1326 Quarterly KWD Million

Reverse Repo Rate

0 19 Oct 2.5 0.75 : 5.87 Monthly

Social Security Rate

22.00 19 Dec 22 15.5 : 22 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Companies

11.50 19 Dec 11.5 10.5 : 11.5 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Employees

10.50 19 Dec 10.5 5 : 10.5 Yearly %

Stock Market

6282.46 19 Dec 6282 4718 : 6294 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 3.13 0 : 4.45 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

0 17 Dec 831 286 : 931 Yearly USD Million

Tourist Arrivals

0 16 Dec 6941 3899 : 8599 Yearly Thousand

Unemployment Rate

2.06 18 Dec 2.08 0.5 : 3.6 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 2243.90 2539 2512 2535 2558 2411 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate 4.82 5.09 5.09 5.09 5.09 5.09 %
CPI Transportation 125.70 128 128 129 124 133
Consumer Price Index Cpi 115.20 117 118 119 116 122 points
Consumer Spending 16642.90 16202 16218 16281 16249 16704 KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 %
Crude Oil Production 2706.00 2700 2750 2750 2600 2750 BBL/D/1K
Currency 0.30 0.35 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.24
Current Account to GDP 12.70 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 5.6 %
Deposit Interest Rate 1.70 1.95 1.95 1.6 1.6 1.85 %
Food Inflation 1.76 2.5 2.5 3 2 3 %
Foreign Exchange Reserves -1072.00 680 680 680 680 680 KWD million
GDP 141.68 147 147 147 147 151 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.40 2.8 2.9 3.3 3.1 2.6 %
GDP Constant Prices 9715.60 9988 9997 10036 10144 10297 KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate -1.30 2.3 2.3 2.5 2 2.5 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 65515.40 70000 70000 70000 70000 70000 USD
GDP per capita 33537.90 31824 31824 31824 31824 30990 USD
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.31 0.33 USD/Liter
Government Budget 11.40 4 4 4 4 2.5 %
Government Debt to GDP 14.80 27 27 27 27 29 %
Government Spending 9623.50 9370 9379 9416 9397 9660 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10706.10 10837 10848 10890 10869 11173 KWD Million
Inflation Rate 1.50 2.2 2.5 3 2.1 3 %
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81 %
Interest Rate 2.75 3 3 3 3 3 %
Loan Growth 5.00 5.4 5.1 4.8 5.7 4.8 %
Money Supply M2 38219.20 0.4 38200 40600 -0.4 40600 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 %
Population 4.60 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 6.1 Million
Producer Prices 137.50 135 135 135 135 135 points
Social Security Rate 22.00 22 22 22 22 22 %
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 %
Social Security Rate For Employees 10.50 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 %
Stock Market 6282.46 6322 6322 6221 6322 5330
Unemployment Rate 2.06 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 %