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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 shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. 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 70% of the population.Oil reserves were discovered in commercial quantities in 1938. 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 major non-NATO ally of the United States. It is also a major ally of ASEAN, while maintaining a strong relationship with China.Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic political system. Kuwait has a high-income economy backed by the world's ... [More]

kwd/usd

3.293
Live Rate
0 (0.01%)
Change
17 September 2019
Time 17:53:19
1 (31.12%)
Change / 3 Month
1 (31.12%)
Change / 6 Month
1 (31.12%)
Annual Fluctuation

Stock Market

  • Last : 5616.56
  • High : 5616.56
  • Low : 5616.56
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 5616.56
  • Time : 17:01
  • Yesterday : -
  • Change % : -
  • Change : -

Currency

  • Last : 0.30
  • High : 0.30
  • Low : 0.30
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.30
  • Time : 09:00
  • Yesterday : -
  • Change % : -
  • Change : -

Kuwait / 18 Karat Gold

  • Last : 10 (KWD)
  • High : 10
  • Low : 10
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 15:01:05
  • Yesterday : 10
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0

Kuwait / 22 Karat Gold

  • Last : 15 (KWD)
  • High : 15
  • Low : 15
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 16:01:36
  • Yesterday : 15
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0

Kuwait Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KWD/USD Ask 3.293 3.2931 3.2894 3.2957 0.00 0.01% 2019/09/17 Time 17:53
USD/KWD Ask 0.3044 - 0.3039 0.3045 0.00 0.07% 2019/09/17 Time 17:45
EUR/KWD Ask 0.3351 0.3337 0.3337 0.3351 0.00 0.12% 2019/09/17 Time 16:18
KWD/EUR Ask 2.978 2.9792 2.978 2.9802 0.00 0.01% 2019/09/17 Time 15:36
KWD/GBP Ask 2.6415 2.6404 2.6392 2.6415 0.00 0.09% 2019/09/17 Time 15:36

Kuwait Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Kuwait Parallel Market 5725.31 - 5725.31 5725.31 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/16 Time 7:32
Kuwait Main 6234.5 - 6234.5 6234.5 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/16 Time 3:02
KSX 15 4761.99 - 4761.99 4761.99 0.00 0.00% 2019/09/13 Time 17:32

Kuwait Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
National Bank Of Kuwait Sak 934 - 934 934 8.00 0.86% 2019/09/17 Time 11:03
Kuwait Finance House 666 - 666 666 24.00 3.60% 2019/09/17 Time 11:03
Mobile Telecom 527 - 527 527 8.00 1.52% 2019/09/17 Time 11:03
Boubyan Bank K.S.C 531 - 531 531 6.00 1.13% 2019/09/17 Time 11:03
Agility Public Warehousing 692 - 692 692 24.00 3.47% 2019/09/17 Time 11:03

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual
  • Forecast
Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric
Balance of Trade 2383.70 19 Mar 2790 25.3 : 7066 Quarterly KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate 4.83 19 Mar 4.83 4.34 : 9.1 Quarterly %
Banks Balance Sheet 0 19 Jul 68133 9942 : 68713 Monthly KWD Million
CPI Transportation 125.30 19 Jul 125 102 : 125 Monthly
Capital Flows 0 18 Dec 5158 -22337 : 21172 Yearly KWD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet 0 19 Jul 10968 1046 : 11383 Monthly KWD Million
Competitiveness Index 0 18 Dec 61.62 4.5 : 62.14 Yearly Points
Competitiveness Rank 0 18 Dec 56 30 : 56 Yearly
Consumer Price Index Cpi 114.40 19 Jul 114 65.3 : 114 Monthly Index Points
Consumer Spending 15760.50 17 Dec 15169 198 : 15760 Yearly KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 18 Dec 15 15 : 55 Yearly %
Corruption Index 0 18 Dec 39 39 : 53 Yearly Points
Corruption Rank 0 18 Dec 85 35 : 85 Yearly
Credit Rating 0 : Monthly
Crude Oil Production 2605.00 19 Aug 2652 0 : 3768 Monthly BBL/D/1K
Crude Oil Rigs 0 19 Aug 34 1 : 47 Monthly
Currency 0.30 19 Sep 0.3 0.26 : 0.32 Daily
Current Account 0 19 Mar 1831 -908 : 18142 Quarterly KWD Million
Current Account to GDP 12.70 18 Dec 5.9 -242 : 54.57 Yearly %
Deposit Interest Rate 1.70 18 Dec 1.6 1.6 : 9.21 Yearly %
Ease of Doing Business 0 18 Dec 96 52 : 104 Yearly
Exports 0 19 Mar 5411 648 : 8855 Quarterly KWD Million
Food Inflation 1.00 19 Jul 0.7 -1.6 : 14.2 Monthly %
Foreign Direct Investment 0 19 Mar -29 -29 : 721 Quarterly KWD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 0 18 Dec -610 -1159 : 826 Yearly KWD million
GDP 141.68 18 Dec 120 1.83 : 174 Yearly USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.60 19 Mar 2 -20.62 : 33.99 Quarterly %
GDP Constant Prices 10047.90 19 Mar 10245 572 : 19956 Quarterly KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate -1.90 19 Mar 3.7 -5.1 : 13.5 Quarterly %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 65515.40 18 Dec 66009 65515 : 96847 Yearly USD
GDP per capita 33537.90 18 Dec 33790 33538 : 49577 Yearly USD
Gasoline Prices 0.28 19 Aug 0.28 0.17 : 0.28 Monthly USD/Liter
Gold Reserves 0 19 Sep 79 78.72 : 80.51 Quarterly Tonnes
Government Budget 11.40 18 Dec 6.6 -151 : 43.3 Yearly %
Government Debt to GDP 14.80 18 Dec 20.7 1.09 : 151 Yearly %
Government Spending 9114.90 17 Dec 8688 102 : 9115 Yearly KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10541.90 17 Dec 9045 96 : 10542 Yearly KWD Million
IP Addresses 0 17 Mar 135358 69969 : 990909 Quarterly IP
Imports 0 19 Mar 2622 440 : 2807 Quarterly KWD Million
Inflation Rate 1.20 19 Jul 1.1 -1.15 : 11.7 Monthly %
Inflation Rate Mom 0 19 Jul 0.5 -0.8 : 2.2 Monthly %
Interbank Rate 1.56 19 Sep 1.56 0.63 : 11.95 Daily %
Interest Rate 3.00 19 Aug 3 2 : 7.25 Daily %
Internet Speed 0 17 Mar 9026 1026 : 9026 Quarterly KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate 0 18 Dec 74.9 74.8 : 75.8 Yearly %
Loan Growth 0 19 Jul 4.9 0.6 : 43.8 Monthly %
Loans To Private Sector 0 19 Jul 39811 1456 : 39811 Monthly KWD Million
Military Expenditure 0 18 Dec 6765 611 : 24808 Yearly
Money Supply M1 0 19 Jul 10996 1042 : 11418 Monthly KWD Million
Money Supply M2 0 19 Jul 39000 6378 : 39000 Monthly KWD Million
Money Supply M3 0 19 Jul 39000 6516 : 39000 Monthly KWD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 18 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly %
Population 0 18 Dec 4.1 0.26 : 4.6 Yearly Million
Producer Prices 137.00 19 Mar 137 80.4 : 137 Monthly Index Points
Remittances 0 19 Mar 1034 943 : 1326 Quarterly KWD Million
Reverse Repo Rate 0 19 Jul 2.5 0.75 : 5.87 Monthly
Social Security Rate 22.00 19 Dec 22 15.5 : 22 Yearly %
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.50 19 Dec 11.5 10.5 : 11.5 Yearly %
Social Security Rate For Employees 10.50 19 Dec 10.5 5 : 10.5 Yearly %
Stock Market 5616.56 19 Sep 5746 4718 : 6155 Daily
Terrorism Index 0 17 Dec 3.8 0 : 4.45 Yearly
Tourism Revenues 0 17 Dec 831 286 : 931 Yearly USD Million
Tourist Arrivals 0 16 Dec 6941 3899 : 8599 Yearly Thousand
Unemployment Rate 2.06 18 Dec 2.08 0.5 : 3.6 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 2383.70 2512 2512 2512 2539 2411 KWD Million
Bank Lending Rate 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83 %
CPI Transportation 125.30 123 124 128 122 127
Consumer Price Index Cpi 114.40 116 116 117 115 119 Index Points
Consumer Spending 15760.50 16123 16202 16202 16123 16574 KWD Million
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 %
Crude Oil Production 2605.00 2650 2550 2500 2700 2450 BBL/D/1K
Currency 0.30 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.3 0.36
Current Account to GDP 12.70 10.8 9 9 10.8 9 %
Deposit Interest Rate 1.70 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 %
Food Inflation 1.00 2 2 2.5 1.2 3 %
GDP 141.68 140 142 142 140 142 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.60 2.3 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.8 %
GDP Constant Prices 10047.90 10480 10329 10329 10135 10774 KWD Million
GDP Growth Rate -1.90 2.7 2.7 2.7 -1 2.5 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 65515.40 69651 70000 70000 69651 70000 USD
GDP per capita 33537.90 34777 35000 35000 34777 35000 USD
Gasoline Prices 0.28 0.26 0.25 0.25 0.27 0.25 USD/Liter
Government Budget 11.40 9.6 7.5 7.5 9.6 7.5 %
Government Debt to GDP 14.80 25 27 27 25 27 %
Government Spending 9114.90 9325 9370 9370 9325 9586 KWD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10541.90 10784 10837 10837 10784 11086 KWD Million
Inflation Rate 1.20 2 2 2.2 1.6 3 %
Interbank Rate 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.56 %
Interest Rate 3.00 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 %
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 %
Producer Prices 137.00 135 135 135 135 135 Index Points
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 5616.56 6322 6322 6322 6424 6221
Unemployment Rate 2.06 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.3 %