Overview: In 2018 Kuwait was the number 56 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 47 in total exports, the number 64 in total imports,
the number 30 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 54 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)
Exports: The top exports of Kuwait are Crude Petroleum ($45.8B), Refined Petroleum ($7.36B), Petroleum Gas ($2.3B), Acyclic Alcohols ($1.14B), and Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($984M), exporting mostly to China ($13.6B), South Korea ($11.4B), India ($7.44B), Japan ($6.11B), and Chinese Taipei ($4.6B).
In 2018, Kuwait was the world's biggest exporter of Sulfonated, Nitrated or Nitrosated Hydrocarbons ($735M) and Clock Cases and Parts ($22.3M)
Imports: The top imports of Kuwait are Cars ($2.95B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.14B), Gold ($646M), Packaged Medicaments ($641M), and Jewellery ($628M), importing mostly from China ($4.36B), United Arab Emirates ($4.07B), United States ($3.09B), Saudi Arabia ($2.21B), and Japan ($1.88B).
In 2018, Kuwait was the world's biggest importer of Iron Ingots ($71.8M)
Location: Kuwait borders Iraq and Saudi Arabia by land and Iran by sea.