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Kuwait

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 has a coastal length of approximately 499 km (310 mi). As of 2021, Kuwait has a population of 4.5 million people where 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million are foreign nationals. Most of the country's population reside in the urban agglomeration of the capital city Kuwait City.Historically, Kuwait was a highly strategic trade port between Mesopotamia 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. 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 Iraq under Saddam Hussein. The Iraqi occupation of Kuwait came to an end in 1991 after military intervention by a military coalition led by th... [More]
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  • High : 9,628
  • Low : 9,460.75
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  • Yesterday : 245,270
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  • Last : 0.3544 (KWD)
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  • Time : 01:43:13
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Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
CAD/KWD Ask 0.2393 0.2396 0.2393 0.2397 0.00 0.08% 2021/07/24 Time 11:28
KWD/PKR Ask 534.52 540.76 534.52 540.92 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/24 Time 11:28
SAR/KWD Ask 0.0801 0.0803 0.0801 0.0803 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/24 Time 11:28
USD/KWD Ask 0.301 0.3013 0.301 0.3013 0.00 0.10% 2021/07/24 Time 6:02
KWD/SAR Ask 12.4798 12.4797 12.4794 12.4799 0.00 0.01% 2021/07/24 Time 1:43

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Business Town RE 79.7 - 79.7 79.7 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/16 Time 20:19
Ifa Hotels & Resorts 42 - 42 42 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/15 Time 21:17
Kuwait Foundry 406 - 406 406 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/15 Time 21:17
Al Qaiwain Cement 63 - 63 63 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/15 Time 21:17
Munshaat RE 57 - 57 57 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/15 Time 21:17

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

838.10 20 Dec 1094 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly Dec/20

Bank Lending Rate

3.93 20 Dec 3.92 3.92 : 9.1 Quarterly

Banks Balance Sheet

0 21 May 73746 9942 : 74081 Monthly

CPI Transportation

125.40 21 Apr 131 102 : 131 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 19 Dec -7389 -22337 : 21172 Yearly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 21 May 12864 1046 : 14064 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 62.14 4.5 : 65.1 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 54 30 : 56 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

119.00 21 Apr 119 65.3 : 119 Monthly

Consumer Spending

17100.40 19 Dec 16643 198 : 17100 Yearly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 Jul 387912 0 : 388881 Daily Jul/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Jul 2247 0 : 2255 Daily Jul/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Jul 332678 0 : 334445 Daily Jul/21

Coronavirus Vaccination Rate

0 21 Jul 55.62 0.06 : 72.59 Daily Jul/21

Coronavirus Vaccination Total

0 21 Jul 2375455 2500 : 3100000 Daily Jul/21

Corporate Tax Rate

15.00 21 Dec 15 15 : 55 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 40 39 : 53 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 85 35 : 85 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 21 Jul : Monthly 85

Crude Oil Production

2384.00 21 Jun 2355 0 : 3768 Monthly

Crude Oil Rigs

0 21 Jun 14 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.30 21 Jul 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 20 Sep 4154 -908 : 18142 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

0.80 20 Dec 16.4 -242 : 54.57 Yearly Dec/20

Deposit Interest Rate

1.90 19 Dec 1.7 1.6 : 9.21 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 97 52 : 104 Yearly

Exports

0 20 Dec 3131 648 : 8855 Quarterly

Food Inflation

10.75 21 Apr 10.76 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

0 20 Mar 2 -116 : 721 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

800.00 19 Dec -1073 -1159 : 826 Yearly

GDP

136.20 19 Dec 138 1.83 : 174 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-11.20 20 Dec -11.5 -20.62 : 33.99 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

9011.40 20 Dec 8608 572 : 19956 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

4.70 20 Dec 0.4 -12.6 : 13.5 Quarterly Dec/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

49853.74 19 Dec 50479 49854 : 75581 Yearly

GDP per capita

32702.25 19 Dec 33112 32702 : 49578 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.28 21 Jun 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 21 Mar 78.97 13 : 105 Quarterly

Government Budget

-9.40 20 Dec 4.4 -151 : 43.3 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

11.50 20 Dec 11.8 1.09 : 151 Yearly Dec/20

Government Spending

10429.00 19 Dec 9624 102 : 10429 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

10344.90 19 Dec 10706 96 : 10706 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 135358 69969 : 990909 Quarterly

Imports

0 20 Dec 2038 440 : 2807 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

3.10 21 Apr 3.2 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly Apr/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0 21 Apr 0.3 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly

Interbank Rate

1.56 21 Jul 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily

Interest Rate

1.50 21 Jun 1.5 1.5 : 7.25 Daily Jun/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 9026 1026 : 9026 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

0 20 Dec 73.49 64.11 : 73.49 Yearly Dec/20

Loan Growth

2.94 21 May 3.18 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly

Loans To Private Sector

0 21 May 42445 1456 : 42445 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 20 Dec 7374 620 : 25171 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 21 May 12650 1042 : 13098 Monthly

Money Supply M2

38465.30 21 May 38278 6378 : 40509 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 21 May 38278 6516 : 40509 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 21 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Population

4.27 20 Dec 4.21 0.26 : 4.27 Yearly Dec/20

Producer Prices

139.00 21 Mar 139 80.4 : 139 Monthly

Remittances

0 20 Dec 1404 943 : 1476 Quarterly

Reverse Repo Rate

0.88 21 Apr 0.88 0.75 : 5.87 Monthly

Social Security Rate

22.00 21 Dec 22 15.5 : 22 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

11.50 21 Dec 11.5 10.5 : 11.5 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

10.50 21 Dec 10.5 5 : 10.5 Yearly

Stock Market

6402.38 21 Jul 6368 4340 : 6495 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 2.49 0 : 4.45 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

0 19 Dec 919 286 : 1176 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

0 19 Dec 8508 3899 : 8599 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

2.30 20 Dec 2.41 0.5 : 3.6 Yearly Dec/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 838.10 2548 2512 2512 2558 2411 Dec/20
Bank Lending Rate 3.93 3.93 3.93 3.93 3.93 3.93
CPI Transportation 125.40 134 135 129 134 137
Consumer Price Index Cpi 119.00 122 123 123 121 125
Consumer Spending 17100.40 17405 18810 18468 17613 19751
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Crude Oil Production 2384.00 2700 2700 2700 2700 2800
Currency 0.30 0.24 0.3 0.3 0.31 0.3
Current Account to GDP 0.80 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -3.5 Dec/20
Deposit Interest Rate 1.90 1.85 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9
Food Inflation 10.75 4 2.5 2.5 4 3
Foreign Exchange Reserves 800.00 680 680 680 680 680
GDP 136.20 135 135 135 135 144
GDP Annual Growth Rate -11.20 10 8 12 12 5
GDP Constant Prices 9011.40 10966 9913 9732 8835 10408
GDP Growth Rate 4.70 1 1 1 1 1 Dec/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 49853.74 47000 47000 47000 47000 51000
GDP per capita 32702.25 32000 32000 32000 32000 33000
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.25 0.24 0.23 0.27 0.22
Government Budget -9.40 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 1.5
Government Debt to GDP 11.50 29 29 29 27 32 Dec/20
Government Spending 10429.00 10066 11472 11263 10742 12045
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10344.90 11642 11379 11172 10655 11948
Inflation Rate 3.10 3.2 3.2 3 3.5 2.5 Apr/21
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 Jun/21
Loan Growth 2.94 3.5 2.8 2.8 3.5 4.8
Money Supply M2 38465.30 40527 40898 41135 40155 42137
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Population 4.27 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.6 Dec/20
Producer Prices 139.00 135 135 135 135 135
Reverse Repo Rate 0.88 1 1 1 1 1
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 6402.38 5330 5143 4772 5974 4031
Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.4 Dec/20