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Kuwait Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Kuwait Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP 0.8 % 2020
Current Account 1599 KWD Million | 5.229 B USD 1Q/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Kuwait - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Kuwait Current Account to GDP?

  • The surplus of Current Account to GDP in Kuwait decreased to 0.8 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 54.57 % and deficit was -242 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.8 2020 12.04.2021
8.9 2019 28.05.2020
12.7 2018 03.05.2019
5.9 2017 14.11.2018
2.71 2016 11.08.2017
5.24 2015 31.12.2015
33.4 2014 31.12.2014
39.9 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Current Account to GDP in Kuwait by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Jaber Al-Mubarak 30.11.2011 - 2.7100 1.9700 2.7100 1.9700 -27.31%


Latest data on Current Account (KWD Million)

Current Account
                     Kuwait - Historical Data (KWD Million)

What is Kuwait Current Account Deficit?

  • The surplus of Current Account in Kuwait decreased to 1599 KWD Million (5.229 B USD) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum value was 18142 KWD Million and minimum was -908 KWD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (KWD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
1599 1Q/21 26.10.2021
3456 4Q/20 28.07.2021
2475 3Q/20 12.04.2021
2475 3Q/21 12.04.2021
433 1Q/20 26.01.2021
1325 3Q/19 02.03.2020
3222 2Q/19 02.12.2019
1998 1Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (KWD Million)

Current Account in Kuwait by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Jaber Al-Mubarak 30.11.2011 - 714.0000 1108.0000 1108.0000 269.0000 55.18%

Other trade indicators in Kuwait

Index Updated Actual Previous
Balance of Trade 3Q/21 5.396 B USD 8.663
Capital Flows 2020 -18.189 B USD -24.425
Exports 3Q/21 12.819 B USD 16.256
Foreign Exchange Reserves 2020 -8.015 B USD 2.616
Imports 3Q/21 7.423 B USD 7.593
Tourist Arrivals 2020 2.161 Million Persons 8.565

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 -1.5 % -1.7
Jordan 2020 -8 % -2.1
Kyrgyzstan 2021 -8.5 % 4.3
Mongolia 2020 -12.3 % -15.6
Nepal 2020 -0.9 % -6.9
Palestine 2020 -6.9 % -10.4
Tajikistan 2021 0.1 % 0
Cambodia 2020 -11.9 % -15
China 2021 1.8 % 1.9
Georgia 2021 -9.8 % -12.4
India 2021 -1.7 % 0.9
Israel 2020 4.9 % 3.1
Pakistan 2021 -0.6 % -1.7
South Korea 2020 3.5 % 3.7
Taiwan 2020 9.5 % 10.5
Vietnam 2019 5 % 2.4
Maldives 2020 -29.2 % -26.9
Armenia 2021 -2.5 % -4
Hong Kong 2020 6.6 % 6
Indonesia 2021 0.3 % -0.44
Japan 2020 3.2 % 3.6
Kazakhstan 2021 -3 % -3.8
Lebanon 2019 -22.2 % -24.3
Macau 2020 11.6 % 34
Malaysia 2020 1 % 3.3
Philippines 2020 3.6 % -0.9
Qatar 2020 -2.5 % 2.3
Singapore 2020 17.6 % 14.3
Sri Lanka 2020 -1.3 % -2.2
Thailand 2020 4.2 % 7
Oman 2019 -5.2 % -5.5
Iran 2020 -0.5 % 1.1
Laos 2020 -0.6 % -6.99
Azerbaijan 2020 -0.5 % 9.1
Kuwait 2020 0.8 % 16.4
Saudi Arabia 2020 -2.8 % 6.3
Bahrain 2019 -2.1 % -6.5
United Arab Emirates 2020 5.9 % 8.9
Yemen 2018 -0.01 % -0.1
Turkmenistan 2021 0.6 % 0.5
Uzbekistan 2021 -7 % -5.4
Iraq 2021 5.9 % -10.8
Syria 2010 -0.62 % -2.15
Afghanistan 2019 -21.2 % -21.7
Bhutan 2020 -11.4 % -12.2
Brunei 2020 1 % 6.6
Mauritius 2020 -10.1 % -5.7