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Kuwait

Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in West 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 and largest city Kuwait City. As of 2023, Kuwait has a population of 4.82 million people of which 1.53 million are Kuwaiti citizens while the remaining 3.29 million are foreign nationals from over 100 countries.Historically, most of present-day Kuwait was part of ancient Mesopotamia. Before the discovery of oil, Kuwait was a regional trade port. 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 instability and an economic crisis following the stock market crash. In 1990, after oil production disputes with neighbouring Iraq, Kuwait was invaded, and later annexed into one of Iraq's... [More]
  • Last : 4.493
  • High : 4.5128
  • Low : 4.399
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 4.431
  • Time : 00:39:13
  • Yesterday :
  • Change % : INF%
  • Change : 4.493
  • Last : 0.3089 (KWD)
  • High : 0.309
  • Low : 0.3085
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3089
  • Time : 23:32:12
  • Yesterday : 0.3088
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0001
  • Last : 0.3296 (KWD)
  • High : 0.34
  • Low : 0.3292
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.09%
  • Open : 0.3292
  • Time : 00:09:28
  • Yesterday : 0.3293
  • Change % : 0.09%
  • Change : 0.0003

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/TRY Ask 105.1513 105.6766 105.1513 106.3038 0.53 0.51% 2024/04/20 Time 3:47
KWD/MYR Ask 15.5219 15.5192 15.509 15.5446 0.00 0.00% 2024/04/20 Time 3:47
SGD/KWD Ask 0.2268 0.2269 0.2262 0.227 0.00 0.04% 2024/04/20 Time 3:47
KWD/SGD Ask 4.4174 4.4161 4.4128 4.432 0.00 0.03% 2024/04/20 Time 3:47
KWD/JPY Ask 501.54 501.51 498.33 501.56 0.13 0.03% 2024/04/20 Time 1:01
KWD/GBP Ask 2.6294 2.6293 2.6105 2.6921 0.00 0.01% 2024/04/20 Time 1:01

Kuwait Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Main 8195.32 - 8195.32 8195.32 0.00 0.00% 2024/03/13 Time 16:55
KSX 15 6112.39 - 6112.39 6112.39 0.00 0.00% 2024/03/13 Time 16:55
Kuwait Parallel Market 7473.55 - 7473.55 7473.55 0.00 0.00% 2024/03/13 Time 16:55
Main Market 50 5973.38 - 5973.38 5973.38 0.00 0.00% 2024/03/13 Time 16:55

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Ekttitab Holding 19 - 19 19 1.50 8.57% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53
Al Masaken Intl Real Estate Development 24.5 - 24.5 24.5 2.50 10.20% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53
Al Safat Energy 28.7 - 28.7 28.7 0.30 1.05% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53
Kuwait Real Estate Hld 34 - 34 34 2.60 8.28% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53
Boubyan Int Industries 133 - 133 133 2.00 1.50% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53
Credit Rating &Collection 37 - 37 37 1.00 2.70% 2024/04/20 Time 3:53

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
3570 25.3 3834 7066
Bank Lending Rate
5.11 3.6 4.93 9.1
Banks Balance Sheet
87660 9942 87147 87667
CPI Transportation
143 102 143 143
Capital Flows
-19826 -22336 -12091 1633
Central Bank Balance Sheet
13531 1046 12970 14781
Competitiveness Index
65.1 19 Dec 62.14 Points
Competitiveness Rank
46 19 Dec 54
Consumer Price Index CPI
132 65.3 132 132
Consumer Spending
17100 198 16593 17100
Coronavirus Cases
665885 0 665851 665885
Coronavirus Deaths
2570 0 2569 2570
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
194 0.06 193 194
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
8260099 2500 8260050 8260099
Corporate Tax Rate
15 15 15 55
Corruption Index
46 39 42 53
Corruption Rank
63 35 77 85
Credit Rating
81 23 Jul
Crude Oil Production
2413 0 2413 3768
Crude Oil Rigs
25 1 26 47
Currency
0.31 0.26 0.31 0.32
Current Account
4725 -908 4225 18142
Current Account to GDP
30.3 -242 36 54.57
Deposit Interest Rate
2.46 1.4 1.6 9.21
Ease of Doing Business
83 19 Dec 97
Exports
6440 648 6641 8855
Food Inflation
5 -1.6 4.8 14.2
Foreign Direct Investment
60.4 -126 137 721
Foreign Exchange Reserves
41142 23.2 42351 46924
GDP
175 1.83 137 175
GDP Annual Growth Rate
-3.7 -20.62 -3.2 33.99
GDP Constant Prices
9819 572 9791 19956
GDP Growth Rate
4.7 20 Dec 0.4 percent
GDP per capita
26914 22581 24832 41161
GDP per capita PPP
49400 41447 45580 75551
Gasoline Prices
0.28 0.17 0.28 0.28
Gold Reserves
78.97 13 78.97 105
Government Budget
14 -151 11.6 43.3
Government Debt to GDP
3.4 1.09 3.1 151
Government Spending
10429 19 Dec 9621 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
10345 96 10561 10561
IP Addresses
126534 17 Mar 135358 IP
Imports
2870 440 2807 2966
Inflation Rate
3.4 -1.15 3.3 11.7
Inflation Rate Mom
0.2 -0.8 0.2 2.2
Interbank Rate
1.56 0.63 1.56 11.95
Interest Rate
4.25 1.5 4.25 7.25
Internet Speed
7920 17 Mar 9026 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
71.5 64.8 70.37 73.28
Loan Growth
3.56 0.6 2.34 43.8
Loans to Private Sector
45809 1456 45242 47081
Military Expenditure
8244 22 Dec 9024 USD Million
Money Supply M1
10600 1042 10487 13434
Money Supply M2
39274 6378 38932 41530
Money Supply M3
39274 6516 38932 41732
Personal Income Tax Rate
0 0 0 0
Population
4.22 0.31 4.34 4.46
Producer Prices
148 80.4 148 148
Remittances
868 868 892 1495
Reverse Repo Rate
3.88 0.75 3.88 5.87
Stock Market
6997 4340 6910 8472
Terrorism Index
0 0 0 5.58
Tourism Revenues
1687 286 708 1687
Tourist Arrivals
1606 1606 2161 8599
Unemployment Rate
2.5 0.5 2.8 3.3
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Bank Lending Rate 5.11 4.86 4.61 4.36 4.36 9.1
CPI Transportation 143 143 143 144 145 143
Consumer Price Index CPI 132 133 134 135 136 132
Consumer Spending 17100 18212 17100
Crude Oil Production 2413 2550 2670 2600 2600 3768
Current Account to GDP 30.3 27.7 54.57
Food Inflation 5 3.4 3.8 3.6 3.2 14.2
GDP 175 182 175
GDP Annual Growth Rate -3.7 3.2 4 3.7 5 33.99
GDP Constant Prices 9819 10105 10211 10182 10310 19956
GDP Growth Rate 4.7 1.7 2 2 2 percent
GDP per capita 26914 27910 41161
GDP per capita PPP 49400 51228 75551
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.29 0.29 0.3 0.3 0.28
Government Budget 14 9.5 43.3
Government Debt to GDP 3.4 4 151
Government Spending 10429 11107 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10345 10728 10561
Inflation Rate 3.4 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.9 11.7
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 2.2
Interest Rate 4.25 4 3.75 3.5 3.5 7.25
Loan Growth 3.56 4.5 4.8 5 5 43.8
Loans to Private Sector 45809 46156 46649 46841 48099 47081
Population 4.22 4.4 4.46
Stock Market 6997 7241 7127 7015 6906 8472
Unemployment Rate 2.5 2.8 3.3
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