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Chapter | Capital Markets from The Report: Kuwait 2019

Kuwait’s equity markets have gone through a remarkable series of reforms in recent years, and the state has been rewarded with upgrades by international index compilers and ballooning inflows of foreign investment. Enabling infrastructure and a robust legal framework are in place to ensure continued development, and demand for assets has been proven. Therefore, what is critical going forward...

Chapter | Banking from The Report: Kuwait 2019

Performance has rebounded in the Kuwaiti banking and financial sectors after a number of years repairing the damage caused by the 2007-08 global financial crisis. Banks’ balance sheets show that net profits, assets, loans and deposits are all growing strongly, and financial metrics look robust, while various industry assessments show that it is well capitalised. This chapter contains a...

Chapter | Trade & Investment from The Report: Kuwait 2019

After accumulating large amounts of wealth through the export of oil, Kuwait is now looking to deploy that wealth to develop and diversify the economy. The nation aims to attract $200bn in foreign direct investment over the next 15 years to 2035 and become a global centre for trade and finance. The government is making concrete steps towards achieving its ambitions with incentives for the...

Chapter | Economy from The Report: Kuwait 2019

Various developments point to healthy economic performance in the near term for Kuwait. Chief among them are the upgrade of the...

Chapter | Country Profile from The Report: Kuwait 2019

Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state situated in the north-western corner of the Gulf, bordered by Iraq...

Kuwait has moved to further expand its energy sector, after officials resumed talks with their Saudi Arabian counterparts on oil production in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ).

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