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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 also a major ally of ASEAN, while maintaining a very strong relationship with China.Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-d... [More]
  • Last : 5,024
  • High : 5,069.25
  • Low : 4,986
  • Max Fluctuation : 170,050
  • Max Fluctuation % : 235316059.25%
  • Open : -
  • Time : 22:30:54
  • Yesterday : 170,020
  • Change % : 3284.16%
  • Change : 164,996
  • Last : 0.3111 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3123
  • Low : 0.311
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 16:22:04
  • Yesterday : 0.3111
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 0.3405 (KWD)
  • High : 0.3405
  • Low : 0.3391
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.3405
  • Time : 00:42:13
  • Yesterday : 0.3391
  • Change % : 0.41%
  • Change : 0.0014

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/JPY Ask 348.65 348.68 348.65 348.68 0.06 0.02% 2020/04/11 Time 0:42
KWD/TRY Ask 21.5395 21.5418 21.5395 21.5418 0.00 0.01% 2020/04/11 Time 0:42
SGD/KWD Ask 0.2202 0.2203 0.2202 0.2203 0.00 0.05% 2020/04/11 Time 0:42
KWD/SGD Ask 4.546 4.545 4.545 4.546 0.00 0.04% 2020/04/11 Time 0:42
CAD/KWD Ask 0.223 0.2227 0.2227 0.223 0.00 0.13% 2020/04/11 Time 0:42

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Acico Industries 104 - 104 104 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/09 Time 21:01
Combined Group 197 - 197 197 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/09 Time 21:01
Kuwait Financial Centre 85 - 85 85 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/09 Time 21:01
Livestock Transport&Trading 164 - 164 164 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/09 Time 21:01
Oula Fuel Marketing 96 - 96 96 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/09 Time 21:01

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

2243.90 19 Sep 2673 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly Sep/19

Bank Lending Rate

4.82 19 Sep 4.84 4.34 : 9.1 Quarterly Sep/19

Banks Balance Sheet

0 20 Jan 71021 9942 : 71348 Monthly Jan/20

CPI Transportation

121.10 20 Feb 121 102 : 126 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 18 Dec 5158 -22337 : 21172 Yearly Dec/18

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 20 Jan 11607 1046 : 11801 Monthly Jan/20

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

113.50 20 Feb 113 65.3 : 115 Monthly Feb/20

Consumer Spending

16642.90 18 Dec 15760 198 : 16643 Yearly Dec/18

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Apr 855 3 : 910 Daily Apr/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Apr 1 0 : 1 Daily Apr/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Apr 111 2 : 111 Daily Apr/20

Corporate Tax Rate

15.00 20 Dec 15 15 : 55 Yearly Dec/20

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 39 : 53 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 35 : 85 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Apr : Monthly 88

Crude Oil Production

2665.00 20 Feb 2660 0 : 3768 Monthly Feb/20

Crude Oil Rigs

0 20 Mar 33 1 : 47 Monthly

Currency

0.31 20 Apr 0.31 0.26 : 0.32 Daily

Current Account

0 19 Sep 2817 -908 : 18142 Quarterly Sep/19

Current Account to GDP

12.70 18 Dec 5.9 -242 : 54.57 Yearly Dec/18

Deposit Interest Rate

1.70 18 Dec 1.6 1.6 : 9.21 Yearly Dec/18

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 97 52 : 104 Yearly

Exports

0 19 Sep 5217 648 : 8855 Quarterly Sep/19

Food Inflation

2.79 20 Feb 2.51 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly Feb/20

Foreign Direct Investment

0 19 Sep 723 -27 : 809 Quarterly Sep/19

Foreign Exchange Reserves

-1072.00 18 Dec -610 -1159 : 826 Yearly Dec/18

GDP

140.50 19 Dec 142 1.83 : 174 Yearly Dec/19

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.40 19 Sep 1.8 -20.62 : 33.99 Quarterly Sep/19

GDP Constant Prices

9772.80 19 Sep 9845 572 : 19956 Quarterly Sep/19

GDP Growth Rate

-0.70 19 Sep -1.3 -5.1 : 13.5 Quarterly Sep/19

GDP Per Capita Ppp

65515.40 18 Dec 66009 65515 : 96847 Yearly

GDP per capita

33537.90 18 Dec 33790 33538 : 49577 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.27 20 Mar 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly Mar/20

Gold Reserves

0 19 Dec 78.97 78.72 : 80.51 Quarterly Dec/19

Government Budget

11.40 18 Dec 6.6 -151 : 43.3 Yearly Dec/18

Government Debt to GDP

14.80 18 Dec 20.7 1.09 : 151 Yearly Dec/18

Government Spending

9623.50 18 Dec 9115 102 : 9624 Yearly Dec/18

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

10706.10 18 Dec 10542 96 : 10706 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 135358 69969 : 990909 Quarterly

Imports

0 19 Sep 2544 440 : 2807 Quarterly Sep/19

Inflation Rate

1.70 20 Feb 1.7 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly Feb/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0 20 Feb 0.1 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly Feb/20

Interbank Rate

1.56 20 Apr 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily Apr/20

Interest Rate

1.50 20 Mar 2.5 1.5 : 7.25 Daily Mar/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

4.40 20 Jan 4.4 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly Jan/20

Loans To Private Sector

0 20 Jan 40358 1456 : 40486 Monthly Jan/20

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 6765 611 : 24808 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 20 Jan 10489 1042 : 11418 Monthly Jan/20

Money Supply M2

38056.90 20 Jan 38129 6378 : 39000 Monthly Jan/20

Money Supply M3

0 20 Jan 38129 6516 : 39000 Monthly Jan/20

Personal Income Tax Rate

0.00 19 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly Dec/19

Population

4.20 19 Dec 4.1 0.26 : 4.2 Yearly Dec/19

Producer Prices

137.50 19 Sep 137 80.4 : 138 Monthly Sep/19

Remittances

0 19 Sep 1202 943 : 1326 Quarterly Sep/19

Reverse Repo Rate

0 19 Dec 2.25 0.75 : 5.87 Monthly

Social Security Rate

19.50 20 Dec 19.5 15.5 : 19.5 Yearly Dec/20

Social Security Rate For Companies

11.50 20 Dec 11.5 10.5 : 11.5 Yearly Dec/20

Social Security Rate For Employees

8.00 20 Dec 8 5 : 8 Yearly Dec/20

Stock Market

4596.32 20 Apr 4596 4340 : 6416 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 3.13 0 : 4.45 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

0 18 Dec 643 286 : 936 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

0 16 Dec 6941 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 2243.90 2539 2535 2512 2558 2411 Sep/19
Bank Lending Rate 4.82 4.57 4.57 4.57 4.57 4.57 Sep/19
CPI Transportation 121.10 128 129 125 128 133
Consumer Price Index Cpi 113.50 118 119 117 117 122 Feb/20
Consumer Spending 16642.90 17126 17192 17192 17109 17639 Dec/18
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 Dec/20
Crude Oil Production 2665.00 2850 2900 2800 2800 3000 Feb/20
Currency 0.31 0.31 0.3 0.3 0.31 0.3
Current Account to GDP 12.70 6.6 6.6 5.6 6.6 5.6 Dec/18
Deposit Interest Rate 1.70 1.45 1.6 1.45 1.7 1.85 Dec/18
Food Inflation 2.79 2.5 3 3 2.5 3 Feb/20
Foreign Exchange Reserves -1072.00 680 680 680 680 680 Dec/18
GDP 140.50 147 147 151 147 151 Dec/19
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.40 2.9 3.3 3.3 2.8 2.6 Sep/19
GDP Constant Prices 9772.80 10056 10095 10095 10121 10358 Sep/19
GDP Growth Rate -0.70 1.5 0.9 0.9 -2.3 2.5 Sep/19
GDP Per Capita Ppp 65515.40 70000 70000 53808 53808 47306
GDP per capita 33537.90 31824 31824 30990 31824 30990
Gasoline Prices 0.27 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.26 0.21 Mar/20
Government Budget 11.40 4 4 2.5 4 2.5 Dec/18
Government Debt to GDP 14.80 27 27 27 27 29 Dec/18
Government Spending 9623.50 9903 9941 9941 9893 10200 Dec/18
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10706.10 11017 11059 11059 11006 11347
Inflation Rate 1.70 2.5 3 3 2.2 3 Feb/20
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.31 1.31 1.31 1.31 1.31 Apr/20
Interest Rate 1.50 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.5 Mar/20
Loan Growth 4.40 5.1 4.8 4.8 5.4 4.8 Jan/20
Money Supply M2 38056.90 37938 40600 40600 37938 40600 Jan/20
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 Dec/19
Population 4.20 5.6 5.6 6.1 5.6 6.1 Dec/19
Producer Prices 137.50 135 135 135 135 135 Sep/19
Social Security Rate 19.50 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 Dec/20
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 Dec/20
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.00 8 8 8 8 8 Dec/20
Stock Market 4596.32 4555 4475 4397 4636 4240
Unemployment Rate 2.17 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.5 Dec/19