The Business Year

Kuwait: Resilience & Management in Times of Crisis



A look at Kuwait’s response to COVID-19


Necessity has always been the mother of invention. Time and again history has demonstrated that in times of hardship new opportunities emerge that have had a profound impact on what followed. For Kuwait, the arrival of COVID-19, as with everywhere else across the globe, has presented an unprecedented type of challenge. Kuwait’s response as a country, and its ability to rally together, has not only mitigated the worst exigencies of the virus, but poised Kuwait to be ready to thrive as the new normal is established.

This 24-page special report seeks to bring attention to the key themes that have emerged during this period, as well as shine a spotlight on the core decision makers whose experiences help contextualise Kuwait’s wider ability to navigate the pandemic.