Infographic: Kuwait - Building for the Future

Kuwait 2015 Economy Infographic

The government remains committed to a major infrastructure development plan that is expected to unlock Kuwait's economic potential.

Bureaucracy: Improving access to construction permits

Government efforts have helped cut red tape and reduce the cost of dealing with construction permits. 

Banking: Credit to construction firms on the rise

Lending by local banks to the construction sector has been on the rise despite some small year-on-year drops.

Construction: Major infrastructure projects are in the pipeline

The government is focusing spending on a significant infrastructure development programme covering a range of sectors.

Transport: Kuwait's main airport is set for expansion

Nearly $6bn is allocated for the expanision of Kuwait International Airport, with this set to nearly triple passenger handling capacity.