Kuwait recorded a trade surplus of 1650 KWD Million in the third quarter of 2021. source: Central Bank of Kuwait

Balance of Trade in Kuwait averaged 2095.30 KWD Million from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 7065.90 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of 25.30 KWD Million in the second quarter of 1998. This page provides - Kuwait Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kuwait Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.

Balance of Trade in Kuwait is expected to be 2558.00 KWD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kuwait Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 2411.00 KWD Million in 2023 and 2312.00 KWD Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Kuwait Balance of Trade



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 1650.00 2649.20 KWD Million Sep 2021
Current Account 1599.00 3648.00 KWD Million Mar 2021
Current Account to GDP 0.80 16.40 percent of GDP Dec 2020
Imports 2270.00 2322.00 KWD Million Sep 2021
Exports 3920.00 4971.20 KWD Million Sep 2021
Capital Flows -5562.00 -7469.00 KWD Million Dec 2020
Remittances 1376.00 1400.00 KWD Million Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment 3.10 -137.90 KWD Million Mar 2021

Kuwait Balance of Trade
Kuwait has been recording trade surpluses since 1993 due to shipments of oil (95 percent of total exports). Main imports are: machinery, mechanical appliances, electrical equipment and electronics; transport equipment and base metals and articles thereof. Main trading partners are: China (10 percent of total exports and 10 percent of imports), South Korea (18 percent of exports and 7 percent of imports) and United States (8 percent of exports and 12 percent of imports). Others include: India, Japan and Saudi Arabia.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1650.00 2649.20 7065.90 25.30 1993 - 2021 KWD Million Quarterly