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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 borders Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. 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 non-NATO ally of the United States.Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic political system. Kuwait has a World Bank high-income economy backed by the world's s... [More]
  • Last : 7,930.75
  • High : 8,113.5
  • Low : 7,915
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 8,080
  • Time : 17:39:07
  • Yesterday : 35.23
  • Change % : 22411.35%
  • Change : 7,895.52
  • Last : 0.3035 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3035
  • Low : 0.3034
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3035
  • Time : 17:15:11
  • Yesterday : 0.3034
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0001
  • Last : 0.3676 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3689
  • Low : 0.3674
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3688
  • Time : 17:35:30
  • Yesterday : 0.3689
  • Change % : 0.35%
  • Change : 0.0013

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
GBP/KWD Ask 0.4129 - 0.4129 0.4155 0.00 0.53% 2021/01/15 Time 17:35
KWD/GBP Ask 2.4232 - 2.4112 2.4232 0.01 0.37% 2021/01/15 Time 17:35
JOD/KWD Ask 0.4278 - 0.4278 0.428 0.00 0.02% 2021/01/15 Time 17:35
KWD/JOD Ask 2.3413 - 2.3412 2.3419 0.00 0.03% 2021/01/15 Time 17:35
KWD/JPY Ask 342.09 - 341.83 342.57 0.28 0.08% 2021/01/15 Time 17:35

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Telecm Co 866 - 866 866 0.00 0.00% 2021/01/14 Time 20:09
Warba Bank 234 - 234 234 0.00 0.00% 2021/01/14 Time 20:09
Mezzan Holding Co 585 - 585 585 0.00 0.00% 2021/01/14 Time 20:09
Al Masaken Intl Real Estate Development 26.2 - 26.2 26.2 0.00 0.00% 2021/01/14 Time 20:09
Specialities Gr. 82 - 82 82 0.00 0.00% 2021/01/14 Time 20:09

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

90.10 20 Jun 1760 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly Jun/20

Bank Lending Rate

4.04 20 Jun 4.67 4.04 : 9.1 Quarterly

Banks Balance Sheet

0 20 Nov 72602 9942 : 73498 Monthly

CPI Transportation

129.40 20 Nov 129 102 : 129 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 19 Dec -7389 -22337 : 21172 Yearly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 20 Nov 14064 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

118.20 20 Nov 118 65.3 : 118 Monthly

Consumer Spending

16642.90 18 Dec 15760 198 : 16643 Yearly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 Jan 155335 0 : 155874 Daily Jan/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Jan 945 0 : 946 Daily Jan/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Jan 149575 0 : 149809 Daily Jan/21

Corporate Tax Rate

15.00 20 Dec 15 15 : 55 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 39 : 53 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 35 : 85 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 21 Jan : Monthly 88

Crude Oil Production

2295.00 20 Dec 2295 0 : 3768 Monthly

Crude Oil Rigs

0 20 Dec 24 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.30 21 Jan 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 19 Sep 2817 -908 : 18142 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

8.90 19 Dec 12.7 -242 : 54.57 Yearly Dec/19

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 Jun 4010 648 : 8855 Quarterly

Food Inflation

8.38 20 Oct 7.01 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

0 19 Sep 723 -27 : 809 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

800.00 19 Dec -1072 -1159 : 826 Yearly

GDP

134.76 19 Dec 141 1.83 : 174 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-8.00 20 Mar -1.1 -20.62 : 33.99 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

9997.50 19 Dec 9743 572 : 19956 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-2.50 20 Mar 2.6 -5.1 : 13.5 Quarterly Mar/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

49846.10 19 Dec 50479 49846 : 75581 Yearly

GDP per capita

32697.33 19 Dec 33112 32697 : 49578 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.28 20 Dec 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Sep 79 78.72 : 80.51 Quarterly

Government Budget

11.40 18 Dec 6.6 -151 : 43.3 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

11.80 19 Dec 14.8 1.09 : 151 Yearly Dec/19

Government Spending

9623.50 18 Dec 9115 102 : 9624 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

10706.10 18 Dec 10542 96 : 10706 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 135358 69969 : 990909 Quarterly

Imports

0 20 Jun 2250 440 : 2807 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

2.78 20 Nov 2.52 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly Nov/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0 20 Nov 0.51 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly

Interbank Rate

1.56 21 Jan 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily

Interest Rate

1.50 20 Dec 1.5 1.5 : 7.25 Daily Dec/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 9026 1026 : 9026 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

0 18 Dec 74.9 74.8 : 75.8 Yearly Dec/18

Loan Growth

4.85 20 Nov 4.15 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly

Loans To Private Sector

0 20 Nov 41985 1456 : 42140 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 6765 611 : 24808 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 20 Nov 12710 1042 : 12936 Monthly

Money Supply M2

40068.00 20 Nov 40488 6378 : 40509 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 20 Nov 40488 6516 : 40509 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 19 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Population

4.20 19 Dec 4.1 0.26 : 4.2 Yearly Dec/19

Producer Prices

138.10 20 Jun 138 80.4 : 138 Monthly

Remittances

0 20 Jun 1354 943 : 1354 Quarterly

Reverse Repo Rate

1.00 20 May 1 0.75 : 5.87 Monthly

Social Security Rate

19.50 20 Dec 19.5 15.5 : 19.5 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

11.50 20 Dec 11.5 10.5 : 11.5 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

8.00 20 Dec 8 5 : 8 Yearly

Stock Market

5656.28 21 Jan 5636 4340 : 6416 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 2.49 0 : 4.45 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

0 18 Dec 643 286 : 936 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

0 18 Dec 7407 3899 : 8599 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

2.17 19 Dec 2.06 0.5 : 3.6 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 90.10 2539 2512 2312 2558 2411 Jun/20
Bank Lending Rate 4.04 4.76 4.76 5.07 4.82 5.07
CPI Transportation 129.40 129 128 132 129 132
Consumer Price Index Cpi 118.20 118 118 124 118 121
Consumer Spending 16642.90 17225 17142 17405 15894 16307
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Crude Oil Production 2295.00 2700 2700 2700 2700 2800
Currency 0.30 0.31 0.3 0.3 0.31 0.3
Current Account to GDP 8.90 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -3.5 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 1.90 1.9 1.9 1.85 1.6 1.85
Food Inflation 8.38 3 3 3 3 3
Foreign Exchange Reserves 800.00 680 680 680 680 680
GDP 134.76 135 135 135 135 144
GDP Annual Growth Rate -8.00 3 3 2.6 3.5 2.6
GDP Constant Prices 9997.50 10347 10297 10966 9548 9796
GDP Growth Rate -2.50 1.5 1 1 0.5 1 Mar/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 49846.10 47000 47000 47000 47000 51000
GDP per capita 32697.33 32000 32000 32000 32000 33000
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.24
Government Budget 11.40 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 1.5
Government Debt to GDP 11.80 27 27 29 27 32 Dec/19
Government Spending 9623.50 9960 9912 10066 9190 9429
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10706.10 11081 11027 11642 10224 10490
Inflation Rate 2.78 1.7 1.9 2 2.5 2.5 Nov/20
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.81 1.56 1.81
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 Dec/20
Loan Growth 4.85 2.1 3.5 3.5 3.3 4.8
Money Supply M2 40068.00 44634 45925 47215 43344 52376
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Population 4.20 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.6 Dec/19
Producer Prices 138.10 135 135 135 135 135
Reverse Repo Rate 1.00 1 1 1 1 1
Social Security Rate 19.50 19.5 19.5 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 8.00 8 8 10.5 10.5 10.5
Stock Market 5656.28 5452 5357 5263 5549 5075
Unemployment Rate 2.17 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 Dec/19