Kuwait Trading Partner Portal

Kuwait Trading Partner Portal

Overview

Trade Overview

usa-kuwit-ca-flagsThe State of Kuwait borders Iraq to the North and Saudi Arabia to the South. In 2019, the population of Kuwait totaled 4.2 million people and the GDP was $134.7 billion. Kuwait is a high income country backed by the world’s sixth largest oil reserves.

Trade

In 2019, the U.S. exported $3.17 billion to Kuwait, 38% of which was made up of transportation equipment, followed by 10% non-electrical machinery, 8.9% chemicals, and 8.6% computer and electronic products. The U.S. imported $1.4 billion from Kuwait in 2019. The top import was oil and gas making up 75.3% of the total, followed by petroleum and coal products at 12%, reimports at 10.3%, and waste and scrap at 1.9%.

California-Kuwait Trade

In 2019, California exported $214 million to Kuwait. Waste and scrap made up the largest export making up 16.9% of the total, followed by agricultural products at 15.8%, computer and electronic products at 15.6%, and food manufacturers at 12.7%. In 2019, California imported $530 million from Kuwait. The top import was oil and gas making up 88.4% of the total, followed by reimports at 11.5%.

 

Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements

 

Events

Events