Kuwait Trade Summary

2008 Data

Kuwait exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Kuwait

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 87,457
No. Of products: 2,335
No. Of partners: 143
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 24,840
No. Of products: 4,124
No. Of partners: 175

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...57,754,482.22
Petroleum oils, etc, ...22,309,065.44
Propane, liquefied1,512,931.51
Butanes, liquefied1,137,828.95
Ethylene glycol (eth ...873,831.68
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Automobiles with rec ...2,089,173.70
Automobiles with rec ...969,097.42
Ingots, iron or non- ...711,308.16
Transmission apparat ...512,729.19
Other medicaments of ...365,660.11

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified82,680 94.54
United Arab Emirates691 0.79
India536 0.61
United States469 0.54
Saudi Arabia426 0.49
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,904 11.69
United States2,675 10.77
Japan2,384 9.60
Germany1,819 7.32
Saudi Arabia1,393 5.61

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials57,936 66.24 1,741 7.01 2.32
Intermediate goods2,569 2.94 5,585 22.48 4.36
Consumer goods26,218 29.98 10,911 43.93 4.08
Capital goods733 0.84 6,597 26.56 3.91

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 2.44
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 21.03

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 3
Maximum Rate (%): 100
Simple Average (%): 4.03
Weighted Average (%): 3.98
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 3,611,220.18
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 20.86

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 147,396
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 51,790.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 40.84
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 60,190.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.82
Trade (% of GDP): 92.68