Kuwait is the 47th largest export economy in the world and the 83rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Kuwait exported $52.3B and imported $33.3B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $19B. In 2015 the GDP of Kuwait was $114B and its GDP per capita was $74.6k.
The top exports of Kuwait are Crude Petroleum ($33.7B), Refined Petroleum ($8.99B), Petroleum Gas ($1.88B), Acyclic Alcohols ($1.19B) and Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($1.18B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($3.57B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.1B), Refined Petroleum ($782M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($780M) and Packaged Medicaments ($709M).
The top export destinations of Kuwait are South Korea ($8.03B), China ($6.94B), Japan ($5.73B), India ($5.65B) and the United States ($4.2B). The top import origins are China ($5B), the United Arab Emirates ($2.91B), the United States ($2.9B), Japan ($2.11B) and Saudi Arabia ($1.67B).