Fact Sheet: Kuwait - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Kuwait City
  • Population (millions): 4.0
  • Total area: 17,820 km²
  • Currency: Dinar
  • Language (s): Arabic, English

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 190.4
  • GDP per capita ($): 47,601
  • GDP growth (%): 1.3
  • Inflation (%): 2.9
  • Unemployment (%): 2.1

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Kuwait$143.0
Canada’s merchandise imports from Kuwait$38.8
Canadian investment in KuwaitCommercially sensitive information
Kuwaiti investment in Canada-$318