Kuwait Articles & Analysis

As Kuwait’s economy continues to adjust to the new oil price environment the country’s government is pushing ahead with investment plans and reforms that promise to put the country on a sustainable growth path in the coming years.

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As part of the New Kuwait 2035 development strategy unveiled in January, cost-cutting measures have begun to take hold in the health sector.

Tech businesses are expected to be among the beneficiaries of several new initiatives being rolled out in Kuwait targeting start-ups and e-government expansion.

To what extent is digitisation improving the provision of health care services in the UAE?

Activity in Kuwait’s capital market picked up in 2017, as authorities accelerated plans to reform the country’s exchange in advance of its planned initial public offering (IPO).

 

What role does research and development (R&D) play in private sector companies in Kuwait?

 

In August 2016 Kuwait’s Supreme Council for Planning and Development announced plans to invest KD4.75bn ($15.8bn) in its 2017-18 development plan, roughly one-third of state budget financing. The development plan has several goals, including developing a sustainable and diversified economy, and long-term livelihood for citizens. Specific...