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Kuwait Report

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"Corruption is rife, Kuwait jumped up 20 places in the ranking for corruption. Unfortunately up to now, democracy Continue
Dominika Bzduchova
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21 March 2017 |
"I have a friend who is a specialist in oil, he said to me “if you ask me tomorrow what would be the price of oil, I would not judge it”. In the past, if you remember, the oil prices in a week or Continue
Elham Mahfouz, CEO of Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK)
"Our strategy for 2017 and 2018 centers on the retail customer, the corporate customer, Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"We are undertaking the CFP Mina Al Ahmadi Package project valued at around 4 billion US dollars. We have a stake in this project, we were awarded the Package in April 2014 and this is our Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"If you look at Kuwait and the market in general in the last 3 years you can distinguish three major projects that were tendered and awarded and that are in the execution phase," explains Jad H. Continue
14 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
The Kuwaiti government’s education budget had grown relentlessly in recent years, allocating almost 10% of its annual budget to Kuwait’s education sector in 2016, as the leadership has continued Continue
08 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
So whilst the effects of declining oil revenues have been considerable, Kuwait, which boasts large fiscal reserves accumulated over the past few decades, has been able to stave off the precipitous Continue
Tarek Sultan, Vice Chairman and CEO of Agility
"We do business in over 100 countries, with a strong presence in emerging markets. We are Continue
Abdullah Al Sharhan, Chairman of Australian College of Kuwait (ACK)
"Education at ACK aims to enhance the potential of employability of our graduates; be it Continue
Faisal M. Sarkhou, CEO of KAMCO
"In our sector, the investment sector, and through being a specialized, client-driven, asset Continue
Faisal Hasan, Chief Business Development Officer & Head of Investment Research Department at KAMCO
"Overall, we feel that the non-oil economic growth is going to outperform the oil economic Continue
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Elham Mahfouz, CEO of Commercial Bank of Kuwait (CBK)
"Our strategy for 2017 and 2018 centers on the retail customer, the corporate customer, Continue
Tarek Sultan, Vice Chairman and CEO of Agility
"We do business in over 100 countries, with a strong presence in emerging markets. We are Continue
Abdullah Al Sharhan, Chairman of Australian College of Kuwait (ACK)
"Education at ACK aims to enhance the potential of employability of our graduates; be it Continue
Faisal M. Sarkhou, CEO of KAMCO
"In our sector, the investment sector, and through being a specialized, client-driven, asset Continue
Faisal Hasan, Chief Business Development Officer & Head of Investment Research Department at KAMCO
"Overall, we feel that the non-oil economic growth is going to outperform the oil economic Continue
Bader Al Humaidhi, Former Minister of Finance
"Corruption is rife, Kuwait jumped up 20 places in the ranking for corruption. Unfortunately Continue
Bader Al Humaidhi, Former Minister of Finance of Kuwait
Actually it’s a very crucial time for all the oil exporting countries, but mainly for my Continue
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO
Kuwait is an oil related economy, with the energy sector dominating the economy. Oil and oil Continue
Faisal Hasan, Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Publications of Global Investment House
Interview with Faisal Hasan, Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Publications of Continue
Ahmed Al Jarallah, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Arab Times
Interview with Ahmed Al Jarallah, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Arab Times. What are they Continue
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21 March 2017 |
"I have a friend who is a specialist in oil, he said to me “if you ask me tomorrow what would be the price of oil, I would not judge it”. In the past, if you remember, the oil prices in a week or Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"We are undertaking the CFP Mina Al Ahmadi Package project valued at around 4 billion US dollars. We have a stake in this project, we were awarded the Package in April 2014 and this is our Continue
14 March 2017 |
Peter Matay
"If you look at Kuwait and the market in general in the last 3 years you can distinguish three major projects that were tendered and awarded and that are in the execution phase," explains Jad H. Continue
15 July 2015 |
Peter Matay
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO talks about Kuwait's economy and GDP. He believes that the major challenge for the economy is implementation of mega projects, Continue
15 July 2015 |
Peter Matay
Faisal Hasan, Senior VP of Investment Research Department at KAMCO talks about current account and trade surpluses in Kuwait. Continue
12 July 2012 |
Ben Novak
Ahmed Al-Jarallah, Editor-in-Chief of Arab Times argues that Kuwait's political system is slowing down the economic growth of Kuwait. Continue
11 July 2012 |
Ben Novak
Investment companies in Kuwait have been waiting for the economic reform and privatization for long time. Continue
17 April 2012 |
Ben Novak
One of the main economic concerns for Kuwait is the public spending on salaries and wages. Kuwait has the highest public salaries and wages in the GCC, after they were subject to numerous increases Continue
17 April 2012 |
Ben Novak
Al-Humadhi talks about history of the Kuwaiti private sector. Kuwait has one of the best, creative and most vibrant private sectors in the GCC. Unfortunately, in the past the private sector in Continue
17 April 2012 |
Ben Novak
The implementation of the Kuwait Development Plan, $111 billion plan crucial for the future economic development of Kuwait, has been impeded by ongoing political turmoil. Continue
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14 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
The Kuwaiti government’s education budget had grown relentlessly in recent years, allocating almost 10% of its annual budget to Kuwait’s education sector in 2016, as the leadership has continued Continue
08 March 2017 |
Scherzando Blaise Karasu
So whilst the effects of declining oil revenues have been considerable, Kuwait, which boasts large fiscal reserves accumulated over the past few decades, has been able to stave off the precipitous Continue
29 June 2012 |
Ben Novak
The Kuwaiti economy is over-dependent on oil and gas sector and lacks diversification in the non-oil sectors. Continue
22 April 2012 |
Jacques Yétérian
Kuwait’s national budget relies 95 percent on oil revenues, but the public and the private sector join forces to push for more diversification. Continue
08 April 2010 |
Ben Novak
“There hasn’t been much Kuwait oil development here in the past 20-30 years compared to the rest of the region.  However, with the new four year economic development plan we are going to be able Continue
07 April 2010 |
Ben Novak
Kuwait plans to spend about 16 billion dinars (US$56bn) in the fiscal year starting April 1, 2010 one-third more than the current year as oil prices rise. The emirate, which expects to spend 12.1 Continue
07 April 2010 |
Ben Novak
Kuwait strategic economic plan is worth 30 billion dinars (US$104 billion). On the agenda is a detailed roadmap to implement Kuwait economic plan a long-term strategy after years of short-term Continue