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About

India-Kuwait In 2021, India exported $1.39B to Kuwait. The main products that India exported to Kuwait are Rice ($175M), Jewellery ($78.7M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($77.3M). During the last 26 years the exports of India to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 9.42%, from $134M in 1995 to $1.39B in 2021.

In 2021, India did not export any services to Kuwait.

Kuwait-India In 2021, Kuwait exported $8.72B to India. The main products that Kuwait exported to India were Crude Petroleum ($6.05B), Petroleum Gas ($1.23B), and Acyclic Alcohols ($380M). During the last 26 years the exports of Kuwait to India have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $707M in 1995 to $8.72B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait did not export any services to India.

Comparison In 2021,  India ranked 41 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.61), and 14 in total exports ($403B). That same year, Kuwait ranked 48 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.34), and 51 in total exports ($58.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, India exported $1.39B to Kuwait. The main products exported from India to Kuwait were Rice ($175M), Jewellery ($78.7M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($77.3M). During the last 26 years the exports of India to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 9.42%, from $134M in 1995 to $1.39B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait exported $8.72B to India. The main products exported from Kuwait to India were Crude Petroleum ($6.05B), Petroleum Gas ($1.23B), and Acyclic Alcohols ($380M). During the last 26 years the exports of Kuwait to India have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $707M in 1995 to $8.72B in 2021.

Exports from India (Flag) to Kuwait (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Kuwait (Flag) to India (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
India
Top Destination
United States$71.2B
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$16B

This map shows whether countries import more from India or Kuwait. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from India and Kuwait or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from India than Kuwait were United States ($71.2B), United Arab Emirates ($25.4B), and Bangladesh ($14.1B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Kuwait than India were Chinese Taipei ($3.98B) and Pakistan ($1.65B).

Difference in imports from Kuwait (Flag) and India (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage India - Kuwait

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between India and Kuwait by product, considering products traded by both, India and Kuwait.

During 2021, India had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Vegetable Products ($303M), Machines ($183M), and Textiles ($140M).

During 2021, Kuwait had a large net trade with India in the exports of Mineral Products ($7.63B), Chemical Products ($769M), and Metals ($207M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more India has comparative advantage over Kuwait. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Kuwait has comparative advantage over India.

Product Space of India (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag) (2021)

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