From The Report: Kuwait 2014
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While the insurance sector has posted steady growth in recent years, in general it remains relatively small, with the energy sector underpinning a great deal of the activity in the market. Insurance penetration was reported at 0.6% in 2012, which was the lowest penetration rate in the GCC at the time. However, there is optimism among locals as gross written premiums as a whole have continued to grow over the past decade, even as competition has remained tough.