Investing in Kuwait

The government’s grandiose infrastructural spending plans, alongside wide-ranging investment in energy, healthcare and education, feed into the country’s long-term development vision — New Kuwait 2035

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Opinions differ on how to prepare for era of falling oil receipts

Domestic stock market takes inspiration from planned Aramco IPO

Strains between state’s neighbours require ‘balancing act’

Diversification is slowed by politics and bureaucracy

The country relies on fuel oil and natural gas for the bulk of its electricity supplies

Constraints are compounded by competition from top-down neighbours

State seeks to restore its previous reputation as pioneer in the Gulf