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Kuwait 2023

PUBLISHED March 2023


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The sixth annual edition of The Business Year: Kuwait 2023 comes out at the peak of an economic reawakening, with the country’s pandemic restrictions and regulations lessened and the local market beginning to breathe once again.

Thanks to the participation and support of over 130 of the country’s business and governmental leaders, this 192-page publication offers a thorough macroeconomic analysis of the Kuwaiti market. Their insight allowed us to paint an accurate picture of the local economic landscape, supported by the increasing improvements in the name of Kuwait Vision 2035, digital transformation, and further empowerment of the private sector’s role in the country’s marketplace.

Here is just a selection of the interviews contained:

  • Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Director General, Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA)
  • Bader Al-Mulla, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Oil & President, Supreme Council for the Environment
  • Abdulwahab Al-Rushaid, Minister of Finance & Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Investment
  • Mazen Saad Ali Al-Nahedh, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Affairs
  • Ayad Al Thuwaini, Vice-Chairman, & Elie Hani, CEO, Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Co.
  • Mohammed Eid Ali Aladwany, Acting General Manager, Public Authority for Industry (PAI)
  • Maen Mahmoud Razouqi, CEO, Kuwait Airways
  • Ahmad H. Al Thunayan, Acting Director General, Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS)


The publication also features a range of articles and analysis, including:

  • Digital transformation
  • Energy crisis
  • Digital banking
  • Mobile market
  • Construction megaprojects
  • Recycling
  • Kuwait International Airport

About The Business Year
The Business Year is a global media group that has been providing investors, businesses, and governments with first-hand insights into the world’s most dynamic markets for over a decade. We conduct hundreds of interviews a week with top decision makers in the Middle East, Latin America, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, and Europe. Our content is available in printed reports and across an array of digital platforms.



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