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U.S. dollar to Kuwaiti dinar - Calculate Compare Save

USD to KWD market mid-rate: 0.3027

Right now the USD/KWD market rate is 0.3027 and represents ideally how many Kuwaiti dinar you can get for one U.S. dollar.

You can calculate equivalent currency amounts with this rate below. Then select the transaction type to compare the best exchange rates available.

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0.3027 KWD 1USD=3.3031 KWD
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U.S. dollar

Kuwaiti dinar

1 USD 0.3027 KWD
5 USD 1.5135 KWD
10 USD 3.0270 KWD
20 USD 6.0540 KWD
50 USD 15.14 KWD
100 USD 30.27 KWD
250 USD 75.68 KWD
500 USD 151.35 KWD
1000 USD 302.70 KWD
2000 USD 605.40 KWD
5000 USD 1,513.50 KWD
10000 USD 3,027.00 KWD
50000 USD 15,135.00 KWD

U.S. dollar

Kuwaiti dinar

3.3031 USD 1 KWD
16.52 USD 5 KWD
33.03 USD 10 KWD
66.06 USD 20 KWD
165.16 USD 50 KWD
330.31 USD 100 KWD
825.78 USD 250 KWD
1,651.55 USD 500 KWD
3,303.10 USD 1000 KWD
6,606.20 USD 2000 KWD
16,515.50 USD 5000 KWD
33,031.00 USD 10000 KWD
165,155.00 USD 50000 KWD

U.S. 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.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
17 Jul 20180.3027Latest
10 Jul 20180.30251 Week+0.07%
17 Jun 20180.30261 Month+0.03%
18 Jan 20180.30076 Months+0.67%
17 Jul 20170.30271 Year0%
17 Jul 20160.30202 Years+0.23%
18 Jul 20130.28545 Years+6.06%
19 Jul 20080.265610 Years+13.97%

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.

Transaction Costs - Margins and Fees for USD/KWD Transfers and Currency Exchange

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


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.

Our real-time comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

Why can't I just get the same 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.


When you look up the current U.S. dollar to Kuwaiti dinar exchange rate on the web the figure you find quoted on sites like google or mentioned on TV is commonly referred to as the mid-market rate.

Getting a great USD to KWD mid-market rate is all about timing, so unless you are able to wait, watch and time the market this is largely beyond your control. This rate will go up and down with varying amounts of volatility depending on the currency pair.

This mid-market rate is really only a reference and is just the starting point for calculating the actual rate you will get for your transaction, luckily we can also use this same rate to determine how good a deal a rate that a provider offers you actually is.

You can use our USD to KWD currency converter to calculate equivalent amounts in each currency using the latest mid-market exchange rates. Then choose your transaction type for specific U.S. dollar cross rates and reviews of leading foreign exchange providers versus the Banks.


Currency News, Research and Forecasts for U.S. dollar and Kuwaiti dinar

Whenever you are interested in an exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies due to the fact that the value of a currency must always be quoted in comparison 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 U.S. dollar and Kuwaiti dinar news and forecasts.

U.S. dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

It was a fine run for the dollar during the six-week period ending May 25th – the day of this report. The Dollar Index never looked back after breaking from a pocket of congestion in the final week of April. The index ended this period achieving a six-month high of 94.3. The dollar benefited from higher US yields.

Against individual currencies, within this timeframe the dollar was impressive against the euro, which fell to buy only 1.165 dollars, from levels near 1.24; against the pound, which fell to buy 1.33 dollars, from 1.44; and against the New Zealand dollar, which fell to 0.69 from 0.738.

A warning on the dollar’s medium-term outlook was offered in May by Citibank. The bank argues that downward pressure on the dollar will resume because Washington’s planned fiscal spending will cause a further deterioration in the US’ twin deficits. The dollar might have 5 percent downside over 6-12 months and 10 percent downside in the long run, a Citi analyst said.

In the coming month, supporting the dollar against growth-sensitive currencies, which include CAD, AUD, NZD, SEK, NOK, SGD and most of the emerging market currencies, will be developments surrounding global trade. In May, trade tensions resurfaced after the US Commerce Department announced it would investigate automobile imports. In 2018, Washington had already announced tariffs on aluminium and steel imports, angering much of the rest of the world.

Kuwaiti dinar (KWD) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Kuwaiti dinar market updates.