2021
Exports | Imports
$1.28B | $153MWorld Rnk 13 / 115
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World Rnk 35 / 198
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Kuwait
0.34Rnk 48 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cyclic Hydrocarbons
0.67Rnk 286 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Kuwait exported $1.28B in Cyclic Hydrocarbons, making it the 13th largest exporter of Cyclic Hydrocarbons in the world. At the same year, Cyclic Hydrocarbons was the 4th most exported product in Kuwait. The main destination of Cyclic Hydrocarbons exports from Kuwait are: China ($581M), India ($209M), Pakistan ($188M), Chinese Taipei ($71.1M), and Malaysia ($42.6M).

The fastest growing export markets for Cyclic Hydrocarbons of Kuwait between 2020 and 2021 were China ($141M), Pakistan ($127M), and India ($92.3M).

Imports In 2021, Kuwait imported $153M in Cyclic Hydrocarbons, becoming the 35th largest importer of Cyclic Hydrocarbons in the world. At the same year, Cyclic Hydrocarbons was the 46th most imported product in Kuwait. Kuwait imports Cyclic Hydrocarbons primarily from: Oman ($72.9M), India ($67.8M), Saudi Arabia ($7.19M), Chinese Taipei ($1.62M), and United Arab Emirates ($1.31M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cyclic Hydrocarbons for Kuwait between 2020 and 2021 were India ($59.9M), Oman ($11.1M), and Saudi Arabia ($5.41M).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cyclic Hydrocarbons. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$1.28B
IMPORTS (2021)$153M
NET TRADE (2021)$1.13B

In 2021, Kuwait exported $1.28B in Cyclic Hydrocarbons. The main destinations of Kuwait exports on Cyclic Hydrocarbons were China ($581M), India ($209M), Pakistan ($188M), Chinese Taipei ($71.1M), and Malaysia ($42.6M).

In 2021, Kuwait imported $153M in Cyclic Hydrocarbons, mainly from Oman ($72.9M), India ($67.8M), Saudi Arabia ($7.19M), Chinese Taipei ($1.62M), and United Arab Emirates ($1.31M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Cyclic Hydrocarbons EXPORT MARKETS FOR Kuwait WERE (2020 - 2021):
China$141M (32%)
Pakistan$127M (212%)
India$92.3M (79%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cyclic Hydrocarbons BY Kuwait WERE (2020 - 2021):
United States-$15.9M (-68.1%)
Indonesia-$14.6M (-100%)
United Arab Emirates-$789k (-67.8%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Kuwait's main exporting competitors in Cyclic Hydrocarbons were:
In 2021, Kuwait's main importing competitors in Cyclic Hydrocarbons were:

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Trade Value of Cyclic Hydrocarbons by Exporters

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