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USD to KWD mid-rate = 0.3044

Right now the USD/KWD market mid-rate is 0.3044 and represents ideally how many Kuwaiti Dinar you can get for one United States Dollar.

You can calculate equivalent United States Dollar to Kuwaiti Dinar currency amounts (at mid-rate) below.

USD / KWD Converter


1 United States Dollar equals
0.3044 Kuwaiti Dinar

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USD/KWD exchange rates for:

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United States Dollar

Kuwaiti Dinar

1 USD 0.3044 KWD
5 USD 1.5220 KWD
10 USD 3.0440 KWD
20 USD 6.0880 KWD
50 USD 15.22 KWD
100 USD 30.44 KWD
250 USD 76.10 KWD
500 USD 152.20 KWD
1,000 USD 304.40 KWD
2,000 USD 608.80 KWD
5,000 USD 1,522.00 KWD
10,000 USD 3,044.00 KWD
50,000 USD 15,220.00 KWD
100,000 USD 30,440.00 KWD
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United States Dollar

Kuwaiti Dinar

3.2854 USD 1 KWD
16.43 USD 5 KWD
32.85 USD 10 KWD
65.71 USD 20 KWD
164.27 USD 50 KWD
328.54 USD 100 KWD
821.35 USD 250 KWD
1,642.70 USD 500 KWD
3,285.40 USD 1,000 KWD
6,570.80 USD 2,000 KWD
16,427.00 USD 5,000 KWD
32,854.00 USD 10,000 KWD
164,270.00 USD 50,000 KWD
328,540.00 USD 100,000 KWD
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United States Dollar to Kuwaiti Dinar (USD-KWD) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/KWD exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
16 Dec 20180.3044Latest
09 Dec 20180.30401 Week+0.13%
16 Nov 20180.30421 Month+0.07%
19 Jun 20180.30276 Months+0.56%
16 Dec 20170.30201 Year+0.79%
16 Dec 20160.30582 Years-0.46%
17 Dec 20130.28245 Years+7.79%
18 Dec 20080.274210 Years+11.01%

Best Rates for USD/KWD Transfers and Travel Money

The total transaction cost you will be charged is the margin from the mid-rate offered by your foreign exchange provider plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees will vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions.

Why can't I just get the USD/KWD market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/KWD mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / KWD was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/KWD midrate the better deal you are getting.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to KWD exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/KWD market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Kuwaiti Dinar

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs KWD, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Kuwaiti Dinar news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

14-December-18: Against a basket of currencies, the US dollar struck an 18-month high in mid-December after negative political and economic developments weighed on rest-of-the-world currencies. At the time of writing, the dollar was showing trade-weighted appreciation of 6 percent for 2018 and was on course to gain in 10 of the year’s 12 months.

The dollar had strengthened to levels near $1.13 against the euro, which suffered due to disappointing eurozone economic data and Brexit-related uncertainties.

Brexit allowed the dollar to gain handsomely against the pound in 2018. On December-11, GBP/USD traded below 1.25 for the first time since early 2017.

The economic slowdown in China has also helped the dollar by creating safe haven flows into the US. The dollar has yet to reach the magic 7-yuan level but remains close to it, at levels near 6.9.

For 2019, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are both bearish the greenback. The banks remain skeptical over future Fed interest rate hikes and point to a possible US economic downturn in the second half of the year.

Scotiabank is forecasting EUR/USD at $1.30 by 2019 year-end, indicating a potential 13 percent decline in the dollar’s buying power.

Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Kuwaiti Dinar market updates.


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