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Monday September 25 2017
Kuwait Balance of Trade at 1625.00 KWD Million  
Kuwait's trade surplus widened to 1.6 KWD billion in the first quarter of 2017 compared to 0.39 KWD billion a year ago. Exports went up 55.2 percent to 4.1 KWD billion, mainly led by higher oil and gas prices. Imports rose 10.9 percent to 2.5 KWD billion.
Monday September 25 2017
Kuwait Loan Growth at 3.30 percent  
The value of loans in Kuwait increased 3.30 percent in June of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday September 25 2017
Kuwait Money Supply M2 at 35972.00 KWD Million  
Money Supply M2 in Kuwait decreased to 35972 KWD Million in July from 36501.50 KWD Million in June of 2017.
Saturday September 23 2017
Kuwait Three Month Interbank Rate at 1.56 percent  
Kuwait Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 1.56 percent on Friday September 22.
Friday September 22 2017
Kuwait | Credit Rating at 90.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Kuwait stands at AA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Kuwait was last set at Aa2 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Kuwait was last reported at AA with stable outlook.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait Interest Rate at 2.75 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Kuwait was last recorded at 2.75 percent.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait Inflation Rate at 1.20 percent  
Consumer prices in Kuwait increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, below 1.3 percent in July. It is a new low since August of 2004, due to a fall in cost of food and beverages (-0.2 percent compared to 0.3 percent in July); housing services (-2.3 percent, the same as in July) and communication (-1.3 percent compared to -1.1 percent). In addition, inflation slowed for clothing and footwear (1.4 percent compared to 2.1 percent); transport (15.4 percent compared to 15.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (2.1 percent compared to 2.2 percent). On the other hand, prices rose faster for furnishing and maintenance (3.5 percent compared to 3.4 percent) and recreation and culture (4.2 compared to 3.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat compared to a 0.1 percent drop in July.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Kuwait were flat in August of 2017 over the previous month.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait CPI Transportation at 117.80 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Kuwait decreased to 117.80 Index Points in August of 2017 from 118 Index Points in July of 2017.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait Consumer Price Index Cpi at 112.20 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Kuwait remained unchanged at 112.20 Index Points in August from 112.20 Index Points in July of 2017.
Wednesday September 20 2017
Kuwait Food Inflation at -0.20 percent  
Cost of food in Kuwait decreased 0.20 percent in August of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday September 14 2017
Kuwait Wholesale Prices at 134.50 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Kuwait increased to 134.50 Index Points in June from 134.30 Index Points in May of 2017.
Wednesday September 13 2017
Kuwait Government Revenues at 961.00 KWD Million  
Government Revenues in Kuwait decreased to 961 KWD Million in December from 996.70 KWD Million in November of 2015.
Tuesday September 12 2017
Kuwait Loans To Private Sector at 37404.00 KWD Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Kuwait increased to 37404 KWD Million in June from 37015.40 KWD Million in May of 2017.
Tuesday September 12 2017
Kuwait Money Supply M1 at 10344.00 KWD Million  
Money Supply M1 in Kuwait decreased to 10344 KWD Million in June from 10576.90 KWD Million in May of 2017.
Tuesday September 12 2017
Kuwait Crude Oil Production at 2700.00 BBL/D/1K  
Crude Oil Production in Kuwait remained unchanged at 2700 BBL/D/1K in August from 2700 BBL/D/1K in July of 2017.
Monday September 11 2017
Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment at -5.00 KWD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Kuwait decreased by 5 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday September 11 2017
Kuwait GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.80 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Kuwait expanded 1.80 percent in 2015 from the previous year.
Monday September 11 2017
Kuwait Current Account at 269.00 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a Current Account surplus of 269 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday September 11 2017
Kuwait Bank Lending Rate at 4.58 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Kuwait increased to 4.58 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 4.51 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait GDP Constant Prices at 40942.90 KWD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Kuwait increased to 40942.90 KWD Million in 2016 from 40033.20 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait Government Spending at 8688.50 KWD Million  
Government Spending in Kuwait increased to 8688.50 KWD Million in 2016 from 8427.10 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait Consumer Spending at 15169.20 KWD Million  
Consumer Spending in Kuwait increased to 15169.20 KWD Million in 2016 from 14179 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait Gold Reserves at 78.96 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Kuwait remained unchanged at 78.96 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2017 from 78.96 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2017.
Saturday September 02 2017
Kuwait Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 9044.80 KWD Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Kuwait increased to 9044.80 KWD Million in 2016 from 8580 KWD Million in 2015.
Friday September 01 2017
Kuwait Gasoline Prices at 0.28 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Kuwait remained unchanged at 0.28 USD/Liter in August from 0.28 USD/Liter in July of 2017.
Wednesday August 30 2017
Kuwait Money Supply M3 at 36501.50 KWD Million  
Money Supply M3 in Kuwait decreased to 36501.50 KWD Million in June from 36574.30 KWD Million in May of 2017.
Monday August 21 2017
Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves Change at 826.00 KWD million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Kuwait increased by 826 KWD million in 2015 after falling 354 KWD million in 2014.
Wednesday July 19 2017
Kuwait Reverse Repo Rate at 1.25 percent  
Reverse Repo Rate in Kuwait increased to 1.25 percent in June from 1 percent in May of 2017.
Wednesday July 19 2017
Kuwait Remittances at 4492.00 KWD Million  
Remittances in Kuwait decreased to 4492 KWD Million in 2015 from 5325 KWD Million in 2014.
Wednesday July 19 2017
Kuwait Fiscal Expenditure at 1392.90 KWD Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Kuwait increased to 1392.90 KWD Million in December from 910.70 KWD Million in November of 2015.
Wednesday July 19 2017
Kuwait Capital Flows at -2189.00 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 2189 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday July 12 2017
Kuwait Government Budget at -3.62 percent of GDP  
Kuwait recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.62 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Tuesday July 11 2017
Kuwait GDP per capita PPP at 69329.40 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Kuwait was last recorded at 69329.40 US dollars in 2015, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Kuwait, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 390 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 11 2017
Kuwait GDP per capita at 35490.30 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Kuwait was last recorded at 35490.30 US dollars in 2015. The GDP per Capita in Kuwait is equivalent to 281 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Government Budget Value at -431.90 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a government budget deficit of 431.90 KWD Million in December of 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Government Debt to GDP at 18.60 percent  
Kuwait recorded a government debt equivalent to 18.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Imports at 2539.00 KWD Million  
Imports in Kuwait increased to 2539 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017 from 2424 KWD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corporate Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Kuwait stands at 15 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corruption Index at 41.00 Points  
Kuwait scored 41 points out of 100 on the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait GDP at 114.04 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Kuwait was worth 112.81 billion US dollars in 2015. The GDP value of Kuwait represents 0.18 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Current Account to GDP at 2.71 percent  
Kuwait recorded a Current Account surplus of 2.71 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Kuwait at 1.60 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Kuwait decreased to 1.60 percent in 2016 from 2 percent in 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Kuwait at 98.00  
Kuwait is ranked 98 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Kuwait improved to 98 in 2016 from 101 in 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Exports at 4165.00 KWD Million  
Exports in Kuwait increased to 4165 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017 from 4118 KWD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Military Expenditure at 6370.10 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Kuwait increased to 6370.10 USD Million in 2016 from 5502.90 USD Million in 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Personal Income Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Kuwait stands at 0 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Population at 4.40 Million  
The total population in Kuwait was estimated at 4.4 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate at 22.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Kuwait stands at 22 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate For Companies at 11.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Kuwait stands at 11.50 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate For Employees at 10.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Kuwait stands at 10.50 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Terrorism Index at 4.45  
Terrorism Index in Kuwait increased to 4.45 in 2015 from 0.02 in 2014.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Tourism Revenues at 13148.00 USD Million  
Tourism Revenues in Kuwait increased to 13148 USD Million in 2015 from 12280 USD Million in 2014.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Tourist Arrivals at 6941.00 Thousand  
Tourist Arrivals in Kuwait increased to 6941 Thousand in 2015 from 6528 Thousand in 2014.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Unemployment Rate at 2.20 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Kuwait decreased to 3.10 percent in 2013 from 3.40 percent in 2012.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corruption Rank at 75.00  
Kuwait is the 75 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Competitiveness Index at 4.53 Points  
Kuwait scored 4.53 points out of 7 on the 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Competitiveness Rank at 38.00  
Kuwait is the 38 most competitive nation in the world out of 138 countries ranked in the 2016-2017 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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