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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. 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. 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 Iraq under Saddam Hussein. 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 major non-NATO ally of the United States.Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic political system. It has a high-income economy backed by the w... [More]
  • Last : 8,897
  • High : 8,951
  • Low : 8,826.25
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 8,863.25
  • Time : 21:00:16
  • Yesterday : 230
  • Change % : 3768.26%
  • Change : 8,667
  • Last : 0.302 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3023
  • Low : 0.3018
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3018
  • Time : 18:15:08
  • Yesterday : 0.3021
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0001
  • Last : 0.3606 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3606
  • Low : 0.3569
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3596
  • Time : 20:42:28
  • Yesterday : 0.3569
  • Change % : 1.04%
  • Change : 0.0037

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/TRY Ask 26.9504 26.966 26.9451 27.1194 0.08 0.30% 2021/04/13 Time 20:42
KWD/JPY Ask 362.14 362.07 361.84 363.6 0.49 0.14% 2021/04/13 Time 20:42
KWD/EUR Ask 2.7801 2.7819 2.7801 2.7919 0.01 0.28% 2021/04/13 Time 20:42
GBP/KWD Ask 0.4151 0.4149 0.4146 0.4158 0.00 0.00% 2021/04/13 Time 20:42
KWD/GBP Ask 2.4144 2.4158 2.4117 2.4181 0.00 0.00% 2021/04/13 Time 20:42

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Al Qaiwain Cement 71 - 71 71 4.00 5.63% 2021/04/13 Time 20:07
Alrai Media Group 28 - 28 28 2.00 7.14% 2021/04/13 Time 20:07
INOVEST BSC 87 - 87 87 4.40 5.33% 2021/04/13 Time 20:07
Kuwait Hotels 66 - 66 66 3.00 4.55% 2021/04/13 Time 20:07
Amwal Int Investment 19.7 - 19.7 19.7 1.00 5.08% 2021/04/13 Time 20:07

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

1093.79 20 Sep 90.06 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly Sep/20

Bank Lending Rate

4.04 20 Jun 4.67 4.04 : 9.1 Quarterly

Banks Balance Sheet

0 21 Jan 73331 9942 : 73563 Monthly

CPI Transportation

129.90 21 Feb 130 102 : 130 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 19 Dec -7389 -22337 : 21172 Yearly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 21 Jan 13966 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

118.90 21 Feb 119 65.3 : 119 Monthly

Consumer Spending

16642.90 18 Dec 15760 198 : 16643 Yearly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 Apr 239952 0 : 241469 Daily Apr/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Apr 1373 0 : 1379 Daily Apr/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Apr 226026 0 : 227260 Daily Apr/21

Corporate Tax Rate

15.00 20 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 Apr : Monthly 85

Crude Oil Production

2329.00 21 Feb 2325 0 : 3768 Monthly

Crude Oil Rigs

0 21 Feb 23 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.30 21 Apr 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 20 Mar 1946 -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 Sep 1979 648 : 8855 Quarterly

Food Inflation

9.78 21 Jan 9.81 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

0 20 Mar 2 -116 : 721 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

9745.90 20 Mar 9998 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 21 Mar 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Dec 105 13 : 105 Quarterly

Government Budget

4.70 19 Dec 9.3 -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 8941 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 Sep 1889 440 : 2807 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

3.03 21 Feb 2.95 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly Feb/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0 21 Feb 0.1 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly

Interbank Rate

1.56 21 Apr 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily

Interest Rate

1.50 21 Feb 1.5 1.5 : 7.25 Daily Feb/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

3.64 21 Jan 3.59 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly

Loans To Private Sector

0 21 Jan 41806 1456 : 42140 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 19 Dec 7296 617 : 25047 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Jan 12774 1042 : 12936 Monthly

Money Supply M2

39288.00 21 Jan 39567 6378 : 40509 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 21 Jan 39567 6516 : 40509 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 20 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Population

4.21 19 Dec 4.14 0.26 : 4.21 Yearly Dec/19

Producer Prices

138.10 20 Jun 138 80.4 : 138 Monthly

Remittances

0 20 Sep 1057 943 : 1404 Quarterly

Reverse Repo Rate

0.88 21 Jan 0.88 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

5926.08 21 Apr 5867 4340 : 6416 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 1093.79 2539 2312 2312 2558 2411 Sep/20
Bank Lending Rate 4.04 4.04 5.07 4.04 4.04 4.04
CPI Transportation 129.90 130 132 134 130 137
Consumer Price Index Cpi 118.90 121 124 122 120 125
Consumer Spending 16642.90 17225 17405 17405 15894 16307
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Crude Oil Production 2329.00 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 1.85 1.9 1.9 1.9
Food Inflation 9.78 4 3 2.5 4 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 2.6 2.6 3 2.6
GDP Constant Prices 9745.90 10347 10966 10966 9548 9796
GDP Growth Rate -2.50 1 1 1 1.5 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 0.23 0.27 0.22
Government Budget 4.70 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 1.5
Government Debt to GDP 11.80 27 29 29 27 32 Dec/19
Government Spending 9623.50 9960 10066 10066 9190 9429
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10706.10 11081 11642 11642 10224 10490
Inflation Rate 3.03 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.8 2.5 Feb/21
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.56 1.81 1.56 1.56 1.56
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 Feb/21
Loan Growth 3.64 3.5 3.5 2.8 2.1 4.8
Money Supply M2 39288.00 40155 40527 40898 39783 42137
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Population 4.21 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.6 Dec/19
Producer Prices 138.10 135 135 135 135 135
Reverse Repo Rate 0.88 1 1 1 1 1
Social Security Rate 19.50 19.5 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 8.00 8 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5
Stock Market 5926.08 5720 5620 5522 5822 5325
Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 Dec/20