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Kuwait ( (listen); Arabic: الكويت al-Kuwayt, Gulf Arabic pronunciation: [ɪl‿ɪkweːt] or [lɪkweːt]), formerly known as Kureyn (Arabic: قرين) and officially the State of Kuwait (Arabic: دولة الكويت Dawlat al-Kuwayt), is a country in Western Asia. It is situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, bordering Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. Kuwait also shares maritime borders with Iran. Kuwait has a coastal length of approximately 500 km (311 mi). Most of the country's population reside in the urban agglomeration of the capital city Kuwait City. As of 2022, Kuwait has a population of 4.67 million people of which 1.85 million are Kuwaiti citizens while the remaining 2.8 million are foreign nationals from over 100 countries. Historically, most of present-day Kuwait was part of ancient Mesopotamia. Pre-oil Kuwait was a strategic trade port between Mesopotamia, Persia and India. 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, largely based on income from oil production. In the 1980s, Kuwait experienced a period of geopolitical inst... [More]
  • Last : 7,717
  • High : 7,784.5
  • Low : 7,598
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  • Time : 21:02:52
  • Yesterday : 5,000
  • Change % : 54.34%
  • Change : 2,717
  • Last : 0.3095 (KWD)
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  • Open : 0.3095
  • Time : 03:32:00
  • Yesterday : 0.3096
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  • Last : 0.3068 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3068
  • Low : 0.3059
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  • Open : 0.3062
  • Time : 03:39:13
  • Yesterday : 0.3062
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Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/USD Ask 3.2364 3.2366 3.2347 3.2366 0.00 0.04% 2022/10/06 Time 3:49
KWD/PKR Ask 723.22 - 722.89 723.22 0.26 0.04% 2022/10/06 Time 3:39
KWD/SAR Ask 12.1683 - 12.1623 12.1704 0.00 0.04% 2022/10/06 Time 3:39
KWD/TRY Ask 60.2336 - 59.9845 60.2336 0.21 0.35% 2022/10/06 Time 3:39
KWD/MYR Ask 14.9851 - 14.9627 14.9851 0.02 0.14% 2022/10/06 Time 3:39
SGD/KWD Ask 0.2176 - 0.2173 0.2176 0.00 0.14% 2022/10/06 Time 3:39

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Mezzan Holding Co 380 - 380 380 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52
Al Masaken Intl Real Estate Development 30.9 - 30.9 30.9 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52
Integrated Holding 362 - 362 362 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52
Shamal AzZour AlOula Power and Water Company KACP 193 - 193 193 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52
Boursa Kuwait Securities Company KPSC 2110 - 2110 2110 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52
Al Manar Financing and Leasing Co KSCC 51 - 51 51 0.00 0.00% 2022/10/05 Time 12:52

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
3507 21 Dec 1647 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate
3.74 22 Jun 3.6 percent
Banks Balance Sheet
81518 22 Jul 81805 KWD Million
CPI Transportation
138 22 Aug 138 points
Capital Flows
-12091 21 Dec -5562 KWD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet
13035 22 Jul 12961 KWD Million
Competitiveness Index
65.1 19 Dec 62.14 Points
Competitiveness Rank
46 19 Dec 54
Consumer Price Index CPI
126 22 Aug 125 points
Consumer Spending
17100 19 Dec 16593 KWD Million
Coronavirus Cases
658520 22 Oct 657745 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
2563 22 Oct 2562 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
193 22 Sep 193 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
8214656 22 Sep 8213542 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
15 21 Dec 15 percent
Corruption Index
43 21 Dec 42 Points
Corruption Rank
73 21 Dec 78
Credit Rating
81 22 Oct
Crude Oil Production
2811 22 Aug 2768 BBL/D/1K
Crude Oil Rigs
17 22 Jul 16
Current Account
4041 21 Dec 2450 KWD Million
Current Account to GDP
16.1 21 Dec 3.2 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
1.4 21 Dec 1.62 percent
Ease of Doing Business
83 19 Dec 97
Exports
6060 21 Dec 3921 KWD Million
Food Inflation
6.89 22 Aug 7.75 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
13.7 21 Dec 20.8 KWD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
1790 21 Dec -2451 KWD million
GDP
106 20 Dec 136 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
1.3 21 Dec -11.2 percent
GDP Constant Prices
9011 20 Dec 8608 KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate
4.7 20 Dec 0.4 percent
GDP per capita
24429 20 Dec 27207 USD
GDP per capita PPP
44847 20 Dec 49947 USD
Gasoline Prices
0.28 22 Aug 0.28 USD/Liter
Gold Reserves
78.97 22 Jun 78.97 Tonnes
Government Budget
-0.5 21 Dec -12.8 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP
8.7 21 Dec 11.7 percent of GDP
Government Spending
10429 19 Dec 9624 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
10345 19 Dec 10706 KWD Million
IP Addresses
126534 17 Mar 135358 IP
Imports
2553 21 Dec 2274 KWD Million
Inflation Rate
4.15 22 Aug 4.24 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
0.08 22 Aug 0.08 percent
Interbank Rate
1.56 22 Oct 1.56 percent
Interest Rate
3 22 Sep 2.75 percent
Internet Speed
7920 17 Mar 9026 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
73.36 20 Dec 73.49 percent
Loan Growth
9.42 22 Aug 9.41 percent
Loans to Private Sector
47081 22 Jul 46924 KWD Million
Military Expenditure
9024 21 Dec 6941 USD Million
Money Supply M1
12120 22 Aug 12495 KWD Million
Money Supply M2
37845 22 Aug 37816 KWD Million
Money Supply M3
41732 22 Jul 41687 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
0 21 Dec 0 percent
Population
4.33 21 Dec 4.27 Million
Producer Prices
143 22 Jun 143 points
Remittances
1476 22 Mar 1383 KWD Million
Reverse Repo Rate
0.88 22 Feb 0.88 percent
Stock Market
7187 22 Oct 6982 points
Terrorism Index
0 21 Dec 0.16
Tourism Revenues
524 20 Dec 1198 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals
2161 20 Dec 8565 Thousand
Unemployment Rate
2.3 20 Dec 2.41 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade 3507 2558 2548 2512 2512 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate 3.74 3.74 3.99 4.49 4.99 percent
CPI Transportation 138 138 139 140 141 points
Consumer Price Index CPI 126 127 129 129 129 points
Consumer Spending 17100 18297 18468 17955 17955 KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15 15 15 15 percent
Crude Oil Production 2811 2750 2750 2750 2750 BBL/D/1K
Current Account to GDP 16.1 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 1.4 1.4 1.65 2.15 2.65 percent
Food Inflation 6.89 7 6 5 4 percent
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1790 680 680 680 680 KWD million
GDP 106 144 144 144 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.3 8 8 5 4 percent
GDP Constant Prices 9011 9732 10219 10485 KWD Million KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate 4.7 1.7 2 2 2 percent
GDP per capita 24429 33000 33000 33000 USD USD
GDP per capita PPP 44847 51000 51000 51000 USD USD
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.29 0.3 0.31 0.33 USD/Liter
Government Budget -0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP 8.7 32 32 32 percent of GDP
Government Spending 10429 11159 11263 10950 10950 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10345 11172 11731 12036 KWD Million KWD Million
Inflation Rate 4.15 3.9 3.5 3 3 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.08 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.7 percent
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.81 2.31 2.81 3.31 percent
Interest Rate 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.75 percent
Loan Growth 9.42 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 percent
Military Expenditure 9024 5837 5766 5695 6263 USD Million
Money Supply M2 37845 42137 42137 42137 42137 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 0 0 0 percent
Population 4.33 6.6 6.6 6.6 Million Million
Producer Prices 143 135 135 135 135 points
Reverse Repo Rate 0.88 1 1 1 1 percent
Stock Market 7187 5330 5330 5143 4772 points
Unemployment Rate 2.3 2 2 2 2 percent