Kuwait Current Account to GDP  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Kuwait recorded a Current Account surplus of 1.97 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Kuwait averaged 19.13 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 54.57 percent in 1981 and a record low of -242.19 percent in 1991.

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Kuwait Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2645.00 2310.00 7065.90 25.30 KWD Million [+]
Exports 5358.00 4936.00 8855.40 647.50 KWD Million [+]
Imports 2712.00 2626.00 2712.00 440.00 KWD Million [+]
Current Account 1680.00 1158.00 18142.00 -908.00 KWD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.97 -4.51 54.57 -242.19 percent [+]
Capital Flows -6649.00 -1645.00 21172.00 -22337.00 KWD Million [+]
Remittances 1029.00 995.00 1326.00 943.00 KWD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 7055.00 6941.00 8599.00 3899.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 79.00 79.00 80.51 78.72 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2752.00 2800.00 3768.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.80 4.45 4.45 0.00 [+]
Tourism Revenues 831.00 931.00 931.00 286.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1.00 -78.00 721.00 -78.00 KWD Million [+]

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Kuwait Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Kuwait Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kuwait Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.97 -4.51 54.57 -242.19 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17


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