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2019
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Exports
: $3.23B, Rnk 52 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $597M, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $1.16B, Rnk 11 / 152

2019
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Top Product
: $960M, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.63, Rnk 10 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.21, Rnk 63 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $135B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 57 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 27.1%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 132 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $32,000, CURRENT US$
Rnk 31 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -14.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 181 / 187

United States-Kuwait: In 2019, United States exported $3.23B to Kuwait. The main products that United States exported to Kuwait are Cars ($597M), Scrap Iron ($191M), and Delivery Trucks ($172M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 3.7%, from $1.35B in 1995 to $3.23B in 2019.

In 2019, United States did not exported services to Kuwait.

Kuwait-United States: In 2019, Kuwait exported $1.16B to United States . The main products that Kuwait exported to United States were Crude Petroleum ($960M), Refined Petroleum ($139M), and Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($25.2M). During the last 24 years the exports of Kuwait to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.25%, from $1.23B in 1995 to $1.16B in 2019.

In 2019, Kuwait did not exported services to United States.

Comparison: In 2019,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.63), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T). That same year, Kuwait ranked 63 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.21), and 49 in total exports ($59.8B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, United States exported $3.23B to Kuwait. The main products exported from United States to Kuwait were Cars ($597M), Scrap Iron ($191M), and Delivery Trucks ($172M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 3.7%, from $1.35B in 1995 to $3.23B in 2019.

In 2019, Kuwait exported $1.16B to United States. The main products exported from Kuwait to United States were Crude Petroleum ($960M), Refined Petroleum ($139M), and Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($25.2M). During the last 24 years the exports of Kuwait to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.25%, from $1.23B in 1995 to $1.16B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

Kuwait
Top Destination
: China, $12.1B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Kuwait were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and China ($103B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Kuwait than United States were Malawi ($78.3M).

Comparative Advantage United States - Kuwait

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

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Transportation ($1.13B), Machines ($600M), and Chemical Products ($378M).

During 2019, Kuwait had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.12B), Machines ($11.1M), and Chemical Products ($8.53M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between United States and Kuwait (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Kuwait were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

In 2018, the products from Kuwait that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States were Tobacco, unmanufactured, not stemmed or stripped (100%) and Tobacco, unmanufactured, stemmed or stripped (100%).

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*The tariffs present between United States and Kuwait are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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