Kuwait Trade Balance 1965-2022

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Kuwait trade balance for 2019 was $11.45B, a 30.25% decline from 2018.
  • Kuwait trade balance for 2018 was $16.41B, a 198.62% increase from 2017.
  • Kuwait trade balance for 2017 was $5.50B, a 660.86% decline from 2016.
  • Kuwait trade balance for 2016 was $-0.98B, a 109.68% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $219.64B
UAE $108.45B
Singapore $107.91B
Netherlands $89.24B
Switzerland $86.70B
Saudi Arabia $66.92B
Italy $66.89B
South Korea $46.15B
Spain $40.82B
Australia $34.72B
Poland $28.41B
Macao $27.96B
Denmark $25.69B
Qatar $25.28B
Sweden $22.34B
Luxembourg $21.66B
Austria $15.16B
Czech Republic $15.12B
Argentina $14.39B
Ireland $14.05B
Kuwait $11.45B
Oman $11.01B
Israel $8.72B
Norway $6.00B
Hong Kong $5.64B
Slovenia $4.69B
Bahrain $4.36B
Hungary $3.79B
Uruguay $3.61B
Belgium $3.51B
Lithuania $2.88B
Malta $2.64B
Bermuda $1.84B
Cayman Islands $1.43B
Estonia $1.29B
Iceland $1.12B
Portugal $1.09B
Brunei $0.99B
New Zealand $0.64B
Slovak Republic $0.42B
Finland $0.42B
San Marino $0.34B
Faroe Islands $0.10B
Cyprus $0.05B
Antigua and Barbuda $0.04B
Aruba $-0.00B
Bahamas $-0.07B
Barbados $-0.08B
Seychelles $-0.16B
Croatia $-0.19B
Northern Mariana Islands $-0.24B
Latvia $-0.24B
Greenland $-0.30B
French Polynesia $-0.90B
Panama $-1.72B
Virgin Islands (U.S.) $-1.88B
Guam $-2.15B
Greece $-3.54B
Chile $-5.18B
Japan $-14.81B
France $-26.13B
United Kingdom $-26.41B
Canada $-27.79B
United States $-596.26B
Kuwait Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $11.45B 8.40%
2018 $16.41B 11.88%
2017 $5.50B 4.55%
2016 $-0.98B -0.90%
2015 $10.12B 8.83%
2014 $60.13B 36.98%
2013 $76.83B 44.12%
2012 $84.34B 48.45%
2011 $72.88B 47.31%
2010 $41.92B 36.32%
2009 $31.85B 30.06%
2008 $60.19B 40.84%
2007 $40.24B 35.10%
2006 $42.02B 41.38%
2005 $28.85B 35.71%
2004 $14.58B 24.54%
2003 $8.44B 17.63%
2002 $3.05B 8.01%
2001 $5.50B 15.77%
2000 $9.93B 26.33%
1999 $1.96B 6.50%
1998 $-1.88B -7.23%
1997 $4.03B 13.26%
1996 $4.12B 13.10%
1995 $2.83B 10.39%
1994 $2.12B 8.52%
1993 $0.83B 3.49%
1992 $-2.73B -13.75%
1991 $-11.98B -108.81%
1990 $-2.42B -13.13%
1989 $2.68B 11.03%
1988 $0.96B 4.62%
1987 $3.45B 15.42%
1986 $-0.33B -1.83%
1985 $2.34B 10.93%
1984 $3.36B 15.47%
1983 $2.04B 9.78%
1982 $0.46B 2.14%
1981 $7.77B 31.02%
1980 $12.62B 44.05%
1979 $12.16B 49.15%
1978 $4.75B 30.67%
1977 $4.04B 28.58%
1976 $5.96B 45.38%
1975 $6.55B 54.46%
1974 $9.25B 71.12%
1973 $2.69B 49.77%
1972 $2.13B 47.94%
1971 $1.85B 47.68%
1970 $1.03B 35.70%
1969 $0.96B 34.58%
1968 $0.95B 35.65%
1967 $0.76B 31.08%
1966 $0.99B 41.33%
1965 $0.94B 44.59%