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Kuwait ( (listen); Arabic: الكويت al-Kuwayt, Gulf Arabic pronunciation: [ɪl‿ɪkweːt] or [lɪkweːt]), 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 4.45 million people of which 1.45 million are Kuwaiti citizens while the remaining 3.00 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 instability and an economic crisis following th... [More]
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Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/USD Ask 3.2731 3.2713 3.2713 3.2801 0.00 0.02% 2023/02/07 Time 11:34
KWD/SGD Ask 4.3397 4.3395 4.3359 4.3457 0.00 0.03% 2023/02/07 Time 11:31
KWD/PKR Ask 902.79 903.47 899.49 903.47 1.80 0.20% 2023/02/07 Time 11:31
KWD/SAR Ask 12.2865 12.2856 12.2806 12.2895 0.01 0.05% 2023/02/07 Time 11:31
KWD/TRY Ask 61.6022 61.5993 61.5723 61.6886 0.02 0.04% 2023/02/07 Time 11:31
KWD/MYR Ask 14.0862 14.0792 13.933 14.1292 0.16 1.14% 2023/02/07 Time 11:31

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
AAN Digital Services 86.4 - 86.4 86.4 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 14:13
Kuwait Foundry 286 - 286 286 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 0:37
Privatization Holding 34.5 - 34.5 34.5 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 0:37
Kuwait&Gulf Link Transport 58 - 58 58 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 0:37
Sokouk Holding 22.3 - 22.3 22.3 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 0:37
Shuaiba Industrial 153 - 153 153 0.00 0.00% 2023/02/06 Time 0:37

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
3507 21 Dec 1647 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate
4.02 22 Sep 3.74 percent
Banks Balance Sheet
84228 22 Nov 83826 KWD Million
CPI Transportation
140 22 Dec 139 points
Capital Flows
-12091 21 Dec -5562 KWD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet
13050 22 Nov 12480 KWD Million
Competitiveness Index
65.1 19 Dec 62.14 Points
Competitiveness Rank
46 19 Dec 54
Consumer Price Index CPI
128 22 Dec 127 points
Consumer Spending
17100 19 Dec 16593 KWD Million
Coronavirus Cases
662858 23 Jan 662747 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
2570 23 Jan 2569 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
193 23 Jan 193 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
8256588 23 Jan 8256563 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
15 22 Dec 15 percent
Corruption Index
43 21 Dec 42 Points
Corruption Rank
73 21 Dec 78
Credit Rating
81 23 Jan
Crude Oil Production
2676 22 Dec 2676 BBL/D/1K
Crude Oil Rigs
19 22 Nov 18
Current Account
3959 22 Mar 3775 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
7.48 22 Dec 6.74 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
19.8 22 Mar 13.7 KWD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
41502 22 Nov 39396 USD 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
23926 20 Dec 25773 USD
GDP per capita PPP
43923 20 Dec 47315 USD
Gasoline Prices
0.28 22 Dec 0.28 USD/Liter
Gold Reserves
78.97 22 Sep 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 9621 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
10345 19 Dec 10561 KWD Million
IP Addresses
126534 17 Mar 135358 IP
Imports
2553 21 Dec 2274 KWD Million
Inflation Rate
3.15 23 Dec 3.18 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
0.71 22 Dec 0.2 percent
Interbank Rate
1.56 23 Jan 1.56 percent
Interest Rate
3.5 22 Dec 3 percent
Internet Speed
7920 17 Mar 9026 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
73.36 20 Dec 73.49 percent
Loan Growth
8.32 22 Nov 8.59 percent
Loans to Private Sector
44090 22 Nov 43758 KWD Million
Military Expenditure
9024 21 Dec 6941 USD Million
Money Supply M1
11674 22 Nov 11700 KWD Million
Money Supply M2
38230 22 Nov 37790 KWD Million
Money Supply M3
38230 22 Nov 37790 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
0 22 Dec 0 percent
Population
4.33 21 Dec 4.27 Million
Producer Prices
144 22 Sep 144 points
Remittances
1488 22 Jun 1476 KWD Million
Reverse Repo Rate
3.13 22 Dec 3.13 percent
Stock Market
7257 23 Jan 7214 points
Terrorism Index
0 21 Dec 0.16 Points
Tourism Revenues
524 20 Dec 1198 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals
2161 20 Dec 8565 Thousand
Unemployment Rate
3.7 21 Dec 3.5 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Bank Lending Rate 4.02 4.27 4.77 5.27 4.77 percent
CPI Transportation 140 140 141 142 143 points
Consumer Price Index CPI 128 128 129 129 131 points
Consumer Spending 17100 18212 KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15 15 15 15 percent
Current Account to GDP 16.1 20 15 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 1.4 2.15 percent
Food Inflation 7.48 7.1 6 5 3.5 percent
GDP 106 113 119 123 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Growth Rate 4.7 1.7 2 2 2 percent
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.29 0.3 0.31 0.33 USD/Liter
Government Spending 10429 11107 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10345 11017 KWD Million
Inflation Rate 3.15 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.8 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.71 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.8 percent
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.81 2.31 2.81 2.31 percent
Interest Rate 3.5 3.75 4.25 4.75 4.25 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 0 0 0 percent
Stock Market 7257 6975 6823 6673 6527 points
Unemployment Rate 3.7 4 percent