Kuwait non-oil exports up 164 pct in Sept compared to same period in ’18

      Published on Sunday, 13 October , 2019      342 Views     
Kuwait non-oil exports up 164 pct in Sept compared to same period in ’18

  • Business

Kuwait’s non-oil exports went up 164 percent last September, compared to the same period in 2018, said the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Saturday.

The total number for certificates of origin for Arab and foreign countries’ exports was about 1,413 certificates worth KD 15.7 million (about USD 51 million) in September, compared to 457 worth KD 5.9 million (USD 19.4 million) in 2018, the ministry said in a press release.



Certificates of origin for Kuwaiti exports to Arab countries, excluding the GCC states, reached 345 certificates worth KD 6.3 million (USD 20.7 million), compared to 79 certificates worth KD 3.2 million (USD 10.5 million) for foreign countries.

Certificates of origin for Kuwaiti exports to Gulf countries were 989 worth KD 6 million ($ 19.7), it added. Iraq was the top Arab country in importing Kuwaiti exports, followed by Jordan, Egypt, and Palestine.

Qatar came first in GCC states, followed by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Oman. As for foreign countries, Italy topped the list, followed by Belgium, Turkey, and Spain.

Meanwhile, Kuwait oil price rose USD 2.63 to reach USD 61.68 per barrel in Friday’s trades against USD 59.05 a barrel on Thursday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said on Saturday.



In international markets, oil prices turned noticeably bullish amid reports about blasts aboard an Iranian oil tanker

Keywords:
Category Business | 2019/10/13 latest update at 5:33 PM
Source : Arab Times | Photocredit : Google
343 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Kuwait Media would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Kuwait and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Kuwait Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Kuwait, the Gulf and the world.


Kuwait’s emir accepts gov’t resignation Emir

Kuwait’s emir accepts gov’t resignation

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah accepted on Thursday the resignation of the government submitted by the…

King Salman Receives Letter from Kuwait Emir Emir

King Salman Receives Letter from Kuwait Emir

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received on Sunday a letter from Emir of…

Kuwaiti Emir, Jordanian king discuss ties, regional scene Emir

Kuwaiti Emir, Jordanian king discuss ties, regional scene

Kuwait’s Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad and Jordanian King Abdullah II on Wednesday discussed boost of relations between…

Amir lauds political activist Emir

Amir lauds political activist

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated in a cable, on Thursday, political activist Dr…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

FEBRUARY LIGHTS KUWAIT

5477 Views

FEBRUARY LIGHTS KUWAIT

Latest videos in GULF TV

Technology

Kuwait lifestyle and lifestyle Kuwait news

Lifestyle

Kuwait lifestyle and lifestyle Kuwait news

Culture

Culture news and Kuwait culture news

Sport

Sport news from Kuwait and world sport news

Events

Kuwait Events and Events News

Government

Kuwait government News

Emir

News from the Emir of Kuwait