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Kuwait Current Account

Kuwait Current Account

Current Account Balance in Kuwait

The current account balance in Kuwait averaged 23.9% of GDP in the decade to 2020, significantly above the Middle East & North Africa regional average of 4.7% GDP. The 2020 reading was 20.9% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.

Kuwait Current Account Chart

Note: This chart displays Current Account (% of GDP) for Kuwait from 2013 to 2022.
Source: Central Bank of Kuwait.

Kuwait Current Account Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Current Account Balance (% of GDP) 18.6 24.0 20.9 24.6 34.5
Current Account Balance (USD bn) 25.7 32.6 22.1 34.9 63.1
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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