Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Publication Date: June 18, 2012
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Summary: This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in financial and real estate markets. They continue to have large exposures to domestic, regional, and international equity and real estate markets. Local banks’ lending to ICs declined in 2010–11 owing to banks’ write-offs of ICs loans. The financial situation of many ICs remains precarious, and there are 15 listed investment companies in a dire situation.
Series: Country Report No. 12/151
Frequency: Quarterly
Subject(s): Agricultural production | Employment | Energy | External debt | Financial risk | Fisheries | Government expenditures | Selected issues | Statistical annexes | Subsidies

Publication Date: June 18, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475504590/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1KWTEA2012002 Pages: 86
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