Kuwait Country Risk Report

Providing comprehensive data and in-depth analysis of political, financial and economic risk.

Report includes: BMI's Core Views, 10-year Forecasts, BMI's Economic Risk Index, Political Stability and Risk Index, Long-term Political Outlook, Operational Risk Index, SWOT Analysis and Structural Economic Sections

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  • Understand and measure the political, business environment and operational risks to your company
  • Gain insight on emerging trends that could support, strengthen or disrupt your activities in the market
  • Benefit from 10-year macroeconomic forecasts and insight into the structural characteristics of the economy
  • Get the long-term political outlook and explore possible scenarios for change
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Kuwait Country Risk Report
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$1,245.00

Assess your risk exposure in Kuwait with our 100% independent forecasts assessing the pace and stability of this key market. Backed by trusted data from BMI Research's 52 million data point economic forecast model, this report will allow you to measure political, economic, business environment and operational risks in Kuwait with confidence.

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  • Delivery of the report in print and PDF
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  • The functionality to translate your online report into your choice of 10 languages - Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
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  • Access to our team of leading analysts who will be happy to answer any questions you might have about the data and forecasts included in this report
Executive Summary
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Core Views
5
Key Risks
5
Chapter 1: Economic Outlook
7
SWOT Analysis
7
BMI Economic Risk Index
7
Economic Growth Outlook
8
Economic Growth To Accelerate From 2017
8
TABLE: MAJOR PPP PROJECTS BY VALUE (USDMN)
8
GDP By Expenditure Outlook
9
TABLE: GDP GROWTH FORECASTS
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TABLE: PRIVATE CONSUMPTION FORECASTS
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TABLE: GOVERNMENT CONSUMPTION FORECASTS
10
TABLE: FIXED INVESTMENT FORECASTS
10
TABLE: NET EXPORTS FORECASTS
10
Fiscal Policy And Public Debt Outlook
11
Little Risk To Sovereign Profile Over The Coming Years
11
Structural Fiscal Position
12
TABLE: MAIN REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE CATEGORIES
12
TABLE: FISCAL AND PUBLIC DEBT FORECASTS
12
External Trade And Investment Outlook
13
Current Account Surpluses Increasing Again From 2017, As Oil Prices Rise
13
Outlook On External Position
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TABLE: CAPITAL & FINANCIAL ACCOUNT BALANCE
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TABLE: CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE FORECASTS
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TABLE: BREAKDOWN OF IMPORTS
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TABLE: BREAKDOWN OF EXPORTS
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Monetary Policy
15
Little Impact From 2017 Rate Hike
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Chapter 2: 10-Year Forecast
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The Kuwaiti Economy To 2025
17
High Wealth, Yet Challenges To Growth
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TABLE: LONG-TERM MACROECONOMIC FORECASTS
17
Chapter 3: Political Outlook
19
SWOT Analysis
19
BMI Political Risk Index
19
Domestic Politics
20
Little Risk To Political Stability, Despite Slow Fiscal Reforms
20
TABLE: POLITICAL OVERVIEW
20
TABLE: MENA SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND ASSETS
21
Long-Term Political Outlook
22
Democracy: No Turning Back
22
Chapter 4: Operational Risk
25
SWOT Analysis
25
Operational Risk Index
25
Operational Risk
26
TABLE: OPERATIONAL RISK
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Business Crime
27
TABLE: BUSINESS RESPONSE TO RISK
27
Government Intervention
30
TABLE: BUSINESS TAXES
32
Chapter 5: BMI Global Macro Outlook
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Global Macro Outlook
37
Broad Recovery But Three Notes Of Caution
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TABLE: GLOBAL FORECASTS, 2015-2020
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TABLE: DEVELOPED STATES, REAL GDP GROWTH, %
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TABLE: EMERGING MARKETS, REAL GDP GROWTH, %
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TABLE: KUWAIT - MACROECONOMIC DATA & FORECASTS
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