Kuwait Q3 trade surplus hits $23bn
Kuwait, March 9, 2014
Kuwait's foreign trade surplus widened to 6.4 billion dinars ($22.7 billion) in July-September from a
revised 5.9 billion dinars in the previous quarter, data from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Sunday.
Exports totalled 8.513 billion dinars, compared to 7.801 billion dinars during the same period previous year, while imports accounted for 2.105 billion dinars, compared to 1.906 billion dinars, the data showed.
Analysts polled by Reuters in January forecast Kuwait's current account surplus would be 37.8 percent of gross domestic product in 2014 and 35.0 percent in 2015. - Reuters