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Political News


  • Duterte to visit Kuwait to express thanks for measures to protect OFWs
  • PRRD plans Kuwait visit to say 'thank you'
  • Jared Kushner 'annoyed' with Kuwait's Palestine resolution at UN
  • President Duterte says sorry to Kuwait for harsh words
  • UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agree $2.5bn aid package for Jordan
  • Philippines President Duterte orders lifting of Kuwait worker ban
  • Trump-Kim historic summit ends with 'promises and concessions'
  • Prime Minister lauds workers for completion of terminal
  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • King receives Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister
  • Ministry cooperates with embassies to resolve deportation issues
  • 'Cooperation important to solve deportation issues'
  • Kuwait's economic growth recovering slowly – Belgian Finance ...
  • Kuwait's growth to recover on higher oil prices: QNB
  • Kuwait banks brace for profit, liquidity bounceback
  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • Kuwait to swing to surplus this year on higher oil prices, Moody's says
  • UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agree $2.5bn aid package for Jordan
  • 'Kuwaiti investments in Turkey are stable' – 'Growth figures optimistic'
  • NBK, IHC announce closing of private placement subscription
  • Kuwait Halts Tax Plan As Oil Prices Rise
  • Kuwait Finance House Bahrain Wealth Management Department ...
  • Non-oil growth seen at 3.5%-4% to '21
  • Holding back: Kuwait's VAT postponement a sign of slowing reforms ...
  • $26.5b average annual net profit of Kuwaiti sovereign fund in 3 yrs
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5bn in aid for Jordan
  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • Kuwait Municipality, WB to cooperate in municipal waste management
  • Kuwait airways denies receiving Saudi directives banning Qataris ...
  • Worldwide Hydrocephalus Market 2018 | Astonishing growth 5.8 ...
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5 bln in aid to crisis-hit Jordan
  • China goes for gas in Iran
  • Exports up by 12.8 pct in Q4 2017- CSB
  • Beximco in milestone achievement with Kuwait exports
  • Acquisition of a majority stake in Nuvista Pharma confirmed
  • Beximco posts 15.7% sales growth for 2015
  • Kuwait SWF investments in the US said to be worth over $300bn
  • Kuwait budget may project a hypothetical deficit of KD 5bn
  • Kuwait Looks to Non-Associated Gas
  • Kuwait's budget surplus to soar on higher oil price, says Moody's
  • UPDATE 1-Kuwait projects $17 billion deficit in 2018/2019 budget
  • Kuwait goes through the motions with latest budget
  • Kuwait to postpone VAT implementation to 2021
  • Kuwait's Budget: $17 Bn Deficit, $50 Per Barrel of Oil
  • Kuwait budget in deficit
  • Kuwait projects $26 billion state budget deficit this fiscal year
  • Kuwait budget deficit reaches $7.9bn
  • KAMCO sponsors 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference
  • Kuwait likely to approve law to enable 30-year bond issues –official
  • Kuwait's debut sovereign bond sale draws more than $20bn in ...
  • Kuwait cabinet approves budget with huge shortfall
  • Kuwait, Oman to see fastest growth in 2019
  • Honeywell signs strategic partnership deal with UN body
  • Creditors of Kuwait's Investment Dar team up to consider $2.7 bln ...
  • Kuwait leads and follows with bond debut
  • KAMCO sponsors 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference

    Kuwait Leaders


    President


  • PRRD plans Kuwait visit to say 'thank you'
  • Duterte to visit Kuwait to express thanks for measures to protect OFWs
  • UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agree $2.5bn aid package for Jordan

    Speaker of Parliament


  • UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait to hold meeting in Makkah
  • Parliament speaker receives Dr. Al-Uloum
  • Acting Parl't Speaker receives Iraq's chief legislator Al-Jaouri

    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister lauds workers for completion of terminal
  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • His Highness the PM receives award-winning Kuwaiti inventor

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • King receives Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister
  • Kuwaiti Cabinet holds its weekly meeting, discusses key topics
  • 'Cooperation important to solve deportation issues'

    Minister of Economy


  • Kuwait minister likely to resign
  • Kuwait minister eyes support for economic reform program
  • Will Gulf aid package help resolve Jordan's economic crisis?

    Minister of Agriculture


  • HE Sajwani honours winners of Kuwait contest
  • Kuwaiti Cabinet holds its weekly meeting, discusses key topics
  • Importer Kuwait-based Al Mawashi jittery over Australian sheep ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Min. reiterates political leadership's high concern about historical ...
  • Info. Min. lauds Kuwait Writers' Association support to young writers
  • UAE sets up moon-sighting committee as Ramadan nears end

    Minister of Defense


  • Defense Minister attends anti-IS talks at NATO HQ
  • Defense Minister meets families of martyred service members
  • Defense Minister commends Mubarak Al-Abdullah College

    Minister of Education


  • 'No exemption for Syrian teachers from retirement'
  • MoE to refer suspicious certificates to Public Prosecution, says minister
  • Kuwait- 'No exemption for Syrian teachers from retirement'

    Minister of Energy


  • Saudi, UAE energy ministers to meet in Kuwait, without Qatar
  • Saudis, Kuwait, UAE Plan Saturday Meeting on OPEC
  • Key OPEC ministers tight-lipped on oil output policy after Kuwait ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • Kuwait minister eyes support for economic reform program
  • Kuwait's Sovereign Fund on right track, no fall of assets -- Finance Min.

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • King holds talks with Kuwait, Bahrain leaders
  • Kuwait pursues relief for people around the world
  • White House denies tension in ties with Kuwait

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Qatari crisis: Stagnant boycott with no prospects for resolution
  • Cabinet praises unity during unjust siege
  • Qatar overcame siege in its early days, Cabinet told

    Minister of Justice


  • UAE sets up moon-sighting committee as Ramadan nears end
  • Saudi Arabia to host 1000 illegal residents from Kuwait for Hajj ...
  • Saudi Arabia to host 1000 bedoons from Kuwait for Hajj

    Minister of Health


  • Chaos at health office – Minister queried
  • Health minister cancels tenders worth KD 10 million
  • Health Minister Sheikh Bassel cancels tenders

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Prime Minister lauds workers for completion of terminal
  • Kuwait Airways: Qataris not banned from Umrah flights
  • Kuwait minister to help Northern Gulf Gateway megaproject

    Minister of Sports


  • Kuwaiti jet skier ranked 2nd in world jet ski championship
  • Crown Prince visits Disabled Club, Blind Association, Deaf Club
  • Ministers overpower MPs in soccer match

    Director of State Security Service


  • Private jets of world leaders: Kim Jong-un's Soviet-era plane ...
  • Queensland govt commissions security framework for connected ...
  • Kuwait airways denies receiving Saudi directives banning Qataris ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Finance Bank under investigation
  • Zain KSA refinances SAR 5.9bn Murabaha facility
  • Zain Saudi Arabia refinances $1.5bn loan deal

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • US to veto Kuwait's draft resolution on Palestinians — UN envoy
  • Kuwait proposes 'international protection' for Palestinians
  • Security Council fails to adopt competing texts on protection of ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words over Filipino workers
  • Kuwait- Four-party summit culminates in USD 2.5 bln. aid package ...
  • Crown Prince, Premier meet ministers taking part in GCC economic ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges
  • Nicklaus receives Lincoln Medal
  • Amir, Crown Prince exchange Ramadan greetings with state officials

    Opposition


  • Kuwait government reiterates opposition to remittance tax
  • Jordan's role in region diminished under King Abdullah, opposition ...
  • India's Modi faces revived opposition

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Kuwait to swing to surplus this year on higher oil prices, Moody's says
  • Kuwait's growth to recover on higher oil prices: QNB
  • Non-oil growth seen at 3.5%-4% to '21
  • UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agree $2.5bn aid package for Jordan
  • Oil @ $80 to boost GCC GDP
  • Kuwait Halts Tax Plan As Oil Prices Rise
  • Kuwait sovereign issuance: The fund manager's view
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    Investment

  • 'Kuwaiti investments in Turkey are stable' – 'Growth figures optimistic'
  • NBK, IHC announce closing of private placement subscription
  • Kuwait Halts Tax Plan As Oil Prices Rise
  • Kuwait Finance House Bahrain Wealth Management Department ...
  • Non-oil growth seen at 3.5%-4% to '21
  • Holding back: Kuwait's VAT postponement a sign of slowing reforms ...
  • $26.5b average annual net profit of Kuwaiti sovereign fund in 3 yrs
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    Demographics

  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5bn in aid for Jordan
  • Jordan Receives $2.5 Billion From KSA, Kuwait, UAE
  • Kuwait Municipality, WB to cooperate in municipal waste management
  • Kuwait airways denies receiving Saudi directives banning Qataris ...
  • Worldwide Hydrocephalus Market 2018 | Astonishing growth 5.8 ...
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5 bln in aid to crisis-hit Jordan
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    Export/Import

  • China goes for gas in Iran
  • Exports up by 12.8 pct in Q4 2017- CSB
  • Beximco in milestone achievement with Kuwait exports
  • Acquisition of a majority stake in Nuvista Pharma confirmed
  • Beximco posts 15.7% sales growth for 2015
  • Kuwait SWF investments in the US said to be worth over $300bn
  • Kuwait budget may project a hypothetical deficit of KD 5bn
  • Kuwait Looks to Non-Associated Gas
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    Public Spending

  • Kuwait's budget surplus to soar on higher oil price, says Moody's
  • UPDATE 1-Kuwait projects $17 billion deficit in 2018/2019 budget
  • Kuwait goes through the motions with latest budget
  • Kuwait to postpone VAT implementation to 2021
  • Kuwait's Budget: $17 Bn Deficit, $50 Per Barrel of Oil
  • Kuwait budget in deficit
  • Kuwait projects $26 billion state budget deficit this fiscal year
  • Kuwait budget deficit reaches $7.9bn
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    Public Debt

  • KAMCO sponsors 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference
  • Kuwait likely to approve law to enable 30-year bond issues –official
  • Kuwait's debut sovereign bond sale draws more than $20bn in ...
  • Kuwait cabinet approves budget with huge shortfall
  • Kuwait, Oman to see fastest growth in 2019
  • Honeywell signs strategic partnership deal with UN body
  • Creditors of Kuwait's Investment Dar team up to consider $2.7 bln ...
  • Kuwait leads and follows with bond debut
  • KAMCO sponsors 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-15KWPrivate Bank Lending YoY MAR2.9% 11
    2017-05-15KWM2 Money Supply YoY MAR1.4% 11