Pages

54 pages

Published

July 2018

Update frequency

On a semi-annual basis

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

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Comprehensive View On The Economy

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to Kuwait’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Kuwait’s economy in relation to other economies in the region?
  • What is the size of Kuwait’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Kuwait? Is it favourable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Kuwait’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Kuwait’s economy rely on external trade and natural resources?
  • How does economic freedom in Kuwait compare to others?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Kuwait’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Kuwait’s economy in?
  • How is the average wage in Kuwait compared to others in the region?
  • How competitive is Kuwait?
  • How are Kuwait’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Kuwait?
  • How good is Kuwait in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Kuwait?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Kuwait’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Kuwait?
  • Is unemployment a problem in Kuwait?
  • How is income distributed in Kuwait and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Kuwait?
  • How has quality of life in Kuwait changed over the years?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Kuwait’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Kuwait’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key contributing sectors for the Kuwait’s economic growth in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for Kuwait’s economy in the last 5 years?
  • What is the growth outlook for Kuwait’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Kuwait’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Kuwait and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Kuwait’s banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Kuwait? What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Kuwait?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the KWD performed compared to other currencies?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report April 2018.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Kuwait and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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