Kuwait - Net Exports

Kuwait: Net Exports

Unit Mil. KWD
Annual 385.57 %
Data 2017 843.3
2016 -295.3

Series Information

Source Central Bank of Kuwait
Release National Accounts
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1985
End Date 12/31/2017

Kuwait: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods 2019 Q4 2,084 2,243 Mil. KWD, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods 2019 Q4 4,676 4,739 Mil. KWD, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods 2019 Q4 2,591 2,495 Mil. KWD, NSA Quarterly
Current Account Balance 2018 6,158 2,913 Mil. KWD, NSA Annual
Exports of Goods and Services 2017 18,269 15,745 Mil. KWD Annual
Imports of Goods and Services 2017 17,426 16,040 Mil. KWD Annual
Net Exports 2017 843.3 -295.3 Mil. KWD Annual
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2017 25,960 26,835 Mil. 2010 KWD Annual
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2017 16,105 14,450 Mil. 2010 KWD Annual
Real Net Exports 2017 9,854 12,384 Mil. 2010 KWD Annual

Release Information

Release coverage includes constant and current price National Accounts data on an expenditure basis. The classifications used are ISIC and SNA.  The national accounts compiled by the SCS cover the economic activity of all residents in Kuwait, including resident workers from abroad. The national accounts cover the whole territory of Kuwait.

Principal data sources used by the Central Bank of Kuwait include:

1. Government services are available from the final statement of accounts released by the government annually six months after the end of the reference year. These data are used in estimating both the production and expenditure sides of GDP;

2. Economic activity data are based on an annual field surveys conducted by the SCS of the private and public entities in each field of economic activity.

The data are not subject to revision. Preliminary data are available within 6 months of the end of the reference year; detailed data within 18-21 months.