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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 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 2021, 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, 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 the stock market crash. In 1990, after oil production disputes with neig... [More]
  • Last : 9,444
  • High : 9,499
  • Low : 9,426
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  • Open : 9,461
  • Time : 16:14:51
  • Yesterday : 0.999784
  • Change % : 944504.03%
  • Change : 9,443.0002
  • Last : 0.3062 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3065
  • Low : 0.3058
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  • Open : 0.3058
  • Time : 15:45:28
  • Yesterday : 0.3065
  • Change % : 0.1%
  • Change : 0.0003
  • Last : 0.3279 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3286
  • Low : 0.3265
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 0.3277
  • Time : 14:17:12
  • Yesterday : 0.3277
  • Change % : 0.06%
  • Change : 0.0002

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/USD Ask 3.2737 3.2735 3.2576 3.2762 0.00 0.09% 2022/05/24 Time 16:13
USD/KWD Ask 0.3062 - 0.3058 0.3065 0.00 0.10% 2022/05/24 Time 15:45
KWD/JPY Ask 416.04 415.97 415.97 418.13 1.85 0.44% 2022/05/24 Time 14:17
KWD/SAR Ask 12.2759 12.2772 12.2521 12.2797 0.01 0.07% 2022/05/24 Time 14:17
KWD/TRY Ask 52.819 52.7505 52.0359 52.827 0.76 1.45% 2022/05/24 Time 14:17
KWD/MYR Ask 14.3693 14.3674 14.3408 14.373 0.03 0.19% 2022/05/24 Time 14:17

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Noor Financial Inv 237 - 237 237 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 20:52
Osoul Investment 90 - 90 90 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 20:52
Shamal AzZour AlOula Power and Water Company KACP 214 - 214 214 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 2:08
Boursa Kuwait Securities Company KPSC 2453 - 2453 2453 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 2:08
Al Manar Financing and Leasing Co KSCC 69.9 - 69.9 69.9 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 2:08
Al Eid Food Company KSCP 318 - 318 318 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 2:08

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
1650 21 Sep 2649 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate
3.62 21 Dec 3.62 percent
Banks Balance Sheet
80076 22 Mar 78971 KWD Million
CPI Transportation
137 22 Mar 136 points
Capital Flows
-5562 20 Dec -7469 KWD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet
12441 22 Mar 12567 KWD Million
Competitiveness Index
65.1 19 Dec 62.14 Points
Competitiveness Rank
46 19 Dec 54
Consumer Price Index CPI
124 22 Mar 124 points
Consumer Spending
17100 19 Dec 16643 KWD Million
Coronavirus Cases
632474 22 May 632410 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
2555 22 May 2554 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
185 22 May 185 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
8002689 22 May 7990026 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
15 21 Dec 15 percent
Corruption Index
43 21 Dec 42 Points
Corruption Rank
73 21 Dec 78
Credit Rating
83 22 May
Crude Oil Production
2639 22 Apr 2639 BBL/D/1K
Crude Oil Rigs
19 22 Feb 17
Current Account
1599 21 Mar 3648 KWD Million
Current Account to GDP
0.8 20 Dec 16.4 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
1.4 21 Dec 1.62 percent
Ease of Doing Business
83 19 Dec 97
Exports
3920 21 Sep 4971 KWD Million
Food Inflation
7.26 22 Jan 7.2 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
3.1 21 Mar -138 KWD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
-2451 20 Dec 800 KWD million
GDP
136 19 Dec 138 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
-11.2 20 Dec -11.5 percent
GDP Constant Prices
9011 20 Dec 8608 KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate
4.7 20 Dec 0.4 percent
GDP per capita
27156 19 Dec 27497 USD
GDP per capita PPP
49854 19 Dec 50479 USD
Gasoline Prices
0.28 22 Apr 0.28 USD/Liter
Gold Reserves
78.97 21 Dec 78.97 Tonnes
Government Budget
-9.4 20 Dec 4.4 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP
11.5 20 Dec 11.8 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
2270 21 Sep 2322 KWD Million
Inflation Rate
4.36 22 Mar 4.37 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
0.24 22 Mar 0.24 percent
Interbank Rate
1.56 22 May 1.56 percent
Interest Rate
2 22 May 1.75 percent
Internet Speed
7920 17 Mar 9026 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
73.36 20 Dec 73.49 percent
Loan Growth
8.65 22 Mar 7.7 percent
Loans to Private Sector
45844 22 Mar 45280 KWD Million
Military Expenditure
6940 20 Dec 7374 USD Million
Money Supply M1
13140 22 Mar 12727 KWD Million
Money Supply M2
40589 22 Mar 40110 KWD Million
Money Supply M3
40589 22 Mar 40110 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
0 21 Dec 0 percent
Population
4.27 20 Dec 4.21 Million
Producer Prices
141 21 Sep 141 points
Remittances
1376 21 Sep 1400 KWD Million
Reverse Repo Rate
0.88 22 Feb 0.88 percent
Stock Market
7697 22 May 7804 points
Terrorism Index
1.8 19 Dec 2.49
Tourism Revenues
1176 19 Dec 919 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 1650 2558 Kuwait 2539 2512 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate 3.62 4.12 Kuwait 4.87 5.37 percent
CPI Transportation 137 138 140 141 142 points
Consumer Price Index CPI 124 125 Kuwait 127 128 points
Consumer Spending 17100 17405 Kuwait 18810 18468 KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15 15 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait percent
Credit Rating 83 AA- Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait
Crude Oil Production 2639 2730 Kuwait 2800 2750 BBL/D/1K
Current Account to GDP 0.8 -3.5 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 1.4 1.9 Kuwait 2.65 3.15 percent
Food Inflation 7.26 7 Kuwait 5.8 6 percent
Foreign Exchange Reserves -2451 680 Kuwait 680 680 KWD million
GDP 136 144 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate -11.2 3 Kuwait 2 5 percent
GDP Constant Prices 9011 10966 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate 4.7 1.5 Kuwait 1.7 2 percent
GDP per capita 27156 33000 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait USD
GDP per capita PPP 49854 51000 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait USD
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.29 Kuwait 0.3 0.31 USD/Liter
Government Budget -9.4 2.5 Kuwait 1.5 1.5 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP 11.5 32 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait percent of GDP
Government Spending 10429 10066 Kuwait 11472 11263 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10345 11642 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait KWD Million
Inflation Rate 4.36 4.2 Kuwait 3.8 3.2 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.24 0.5 Kuwait 1.5 1 percent
Interbank Rate 1.56 2.06 Kuwait 2.81 3.31 percent
Interest Rate 2 2.5 Kuwait 3.25 3.75 percent
Loan Growth 8.65 2.8 Kuwait 2.8 2.8 percent
Money Supply M2 40589 41135 Kuwait 41135 42137 KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 0 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait percent
Population 4.27 6.6 Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait Million
Producer Prices 141 135 Kuwait 135 135 points
Reverse Repo Rate 0.88 1 1 1 1 percent
Stock Market 7697 5330 5330 5143 4772 points
Unemployment Rate 2.3 2.1 Kuwait 2 2 percent