This chapter includes the following articles.
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 private sector and investments of its own. This chapter contains interviews with Sheikh Meshaal Jaber Al Sabah, Director-General, Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority; and Meshal Alothman, Director-General, Public Institution for Social Security.