Kuwait Trade Summary

2006 Data

Kuwait exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Kuwait

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 56,003
No. Of products: 2,692
No. Of partners: 139
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 17,240
No. Of products: 4,519
No. Of partners: 169

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...36,652,002.78
Petroleum oils, etc, ...14,631,671.67
Propane, liquefied1,047,839.09
Butanes, liquefied740,215.55
Polyethylene having ...500,444.09
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Automobiles with rec ...1,747,828.66
Ingots, iron or non- ...263,526.77
Casings,tubing&drill ...238,921.54
Other medicaments of ...207,343.46
Gas powered trucks w ...192,153.66

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified53,167 94.94
United Arab Emirates345 0.62
Saudi Arabia327 0.58
India305 0.55
Indonesia184 0.33
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,940 11.25
China1,594 9.25
Japan1,378 7.99
Saudi Arabia1,369 7.94
Germany1,303 7.56

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials36,798 65.71 1,274 7.39 1.17
Intermediate goods1,625 2.90 3,996 23.18 3.47
Consumer goods17,174 30.67 8,075 46.84 3.88
Capital goods407 0.73 3,891 22.57 4.58

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 2.22
World Growth: 7.53
Country Growth: 15.89

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 3
Maximum Rate (%): 1,000.46
Simple Average (%): 4.29
Weighted Average (%): 3.74
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 4,352,755.47
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 17.96

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 101,551
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 41,350.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 41.38
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 42,019.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.79
Trade (% of GDP): 89.71