Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 18, 2012

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The 2012 Article IV Consultation discusses the economic outlook for Kuwait for 2012, which is broadly positive. Economic recovery is expected to strengthen, led by high government expenditure—particularly wages and capital expenditure. High fiscal and external surpluses are expected to persist. Inflation is projected to moderate slightly owing to a decline in global food inflation. The authorities are encouraged to continue to be vigilant regarding existing and emerging risks, enhance investment companies’ (ICs) supervision, and develop the needed tools for ICs resolution.

Series:

Country Report No. 12/150

Subject:

Notes:

Also Available in Arabic

Frequency:

Quarterly

English

Publication Date:

June 18, 2012

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475504583/1934-7685

Stock No:

1KWTEA2012001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

46

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