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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). 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 where 1.45 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million are foreign nationals.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 into one of Iraq's governorates by Iraq under Saddam Hussein. The Iraqi occupation of Kuwait came to an end in 1991 after military intervention ... [More]
  • Last : 9,356.75
  • High : 9,534.25
  • Low : 9,356.75
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 9,534.25
  • Time : 08:05:23
  • Yesterday : 5.17
  • Change % : 180881.62%
  • Change : 9,351.58
  • Last : 0.3014 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3014
  • Low : 0.3014
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3014
  • Time : 00:55:18
  • Yesterday : 0.301
  • Change % : 0.13%
  • Change : 0.0004
  • Last : 0.3532 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3532
  • Low : 0.3532
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3532
  • Time : 00:57:51
  • Yesterday : 0.3533
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0001

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
CAD/KWD Ask 0.2381 0.2382 0.2381 0.2382 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/25 Time 9:21
SAR/KWD Ask 0.0801 0.0804 0.0801 0.0804 0.00 0.25% 2021/09/25 Time 9:21
KWD/USD Ask 3.3269 3.3183 3.3183 3.3269 0.00 0.02% 2021/09/25 Time 8:11
KWD/GBP Ask 2.4332 - 2.433 2.4332 0.00 0.06% 2021/09/25 Time 5:02
JOD/KWD Ask 0.4251 - 0.4251 0.4251 0.00 0.02% 2021/09/25 Time 0:57

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Telecm Co 855 854 854 855 3.00 0.35% 2021/09/24 Time 20:34
Mezzan Holding Co 629 630 629 630 14.00 2.28% 2021/09/24 Time 20:34
Al Masaken Intl Real Estate Development 34.2 33.7 33.7 34.2 0.20 0.59% 2021/09/24 Time 20:34
Specialities Gr. 126 124 124 126 5.00 4.13% 2021/09/24 Time 20:34
Advanced Technology 500 514 500 514 22.00 4.40% 2021/09/24 Time 19:27

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 Jul 74915 9942 : 74915 Monthly

CPI Transportation

130.70 21 Apr 131 102 : 131 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 19 Dec -7389 -22337 : 21172 Yearly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 21 Jul 13046 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 Sep 411278 0 : 411316 Daily Sep/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Sep 2441 0 : 2442 Daily Sep/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Sep 332678 0 : 334445 Daily Sep/21

Coronavirus Vaccination Rate

0 21 Sep 54.88 0.06 : 72.59 Daily Sep/21

Coronavirus Vaccination Total

0 21 Sep 2375455 2500 : 3100000 Daily Sep/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 Sep : Monthly 85

Crude Oil Production

2445.00 21 Aug 2423 0 : 3768 Monthly

Crude Oil Rigs

0 21 Aug 18 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.30 21 Sep 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 20 Dec 2355 -908 : 18142 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

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

Deposit Interest Rate

1.60 20 Dec 1.9 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 Aug 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 21 Jun 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 Sep 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily

Interest Rate

1.50 21 Aug 1.5 1.5 : 7.25 Daily Aug/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

3.51 21 Jul 3.59 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly

Loans To Private Sector

0 21 Jul 42912 1456 : 43033 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 20 Dec 7374 620 : 25171 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Jul 12936 1042 : 13098 Monthly

Money Supply M2

38799.00 21 Jul 39094 6378 : 40509 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 21 Jul 39094 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 Aug 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

6876.00 21 Sep 6845 4340 : 6885 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 2312 2512 2512 2558 2411 Dec/20
Bank Lending Rate 3.93 3.93 3.93 4.18 3.93 4.43
CPI Transportation 130.70 134 135 135 134 137
Consumer Price Index Cpi 119.00 124 123 123 121 125
Consumer Spending 17100.40 17405 18810 18468 17613 19751
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Crude Oil Production 2445.00 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 1.60 1.6 1.6 1.85 1.6 2.1
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 9913 9732 10093 9641 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 1.81 1.56 2.06
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.5 2 Aug/21
Loan Growth 3.51 3.5 2.8 2.8 3.5 4.8
Money Supply M2 38799.00 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 6876.00 5330 5143 4772 5974 4031
Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2 Dec/20