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Source: Kuwait : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384336

Keywords: Kuwait, Middle East

In response to a request from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) of Kuwait, a government finance statistics (GFS) technical assistance (TA) mission visited Kuwait City, Kuwait during April 29-May 3, 2018. This fi...

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Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...

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Source: Kuwait : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2011/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327447

Keywords: government expenditure, banking, recapitalization, banking sector, capital expenditure

Kuwait faced the global financial crisis from a position of strength, owing to expansionary fiscal stance. The economy is expected to grow steadily over the medium term as Kuwait continues to implement the developm...

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Source: Kuwait : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2008/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451822366

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, deficit, article

The strong economic and financial position of Kuwait has improved further, but inflation has risen. The nation has made significant progress on the issues raised in the 2007 consultation. Kuwait's integration into...

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Source: Kuwait : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2009/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451822380

Keywords: debt, central bank, financial stability, article, budget

Kuwait's economy continued to perform strongly in 2008, although signs of weakness emerged in the second half of the year. The authorities' key challenge in the near term is to preserve financial stability and cush...

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Source: Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Volume/Issue: 2010/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455204878

Keywords: banking system, financial stability, financial system, banking sector, financial institutions

The study shows that the global financial crisis has adversely affected Kuwait's financial system, especially in the Investment Company (IC) sector. Stress tests indicate that, in contrast to the ICs, the banking s...

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Source: Kuwait : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes-International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO)-Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2004/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451822311

Keywords: regulations, regulation, standards, market intermediaries, securities regulation

The Detailed Assessments of the Observance of Standards and Codes on the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation on Kuwait review preconditions for effective securities regulation. The securities m...

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Source: Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504583

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, capital expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy

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...

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Source: Kuwait : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451822373

Keywords: central bank, foreign assets, net foreign assets, external debt

The Statistical Appendix of Kuwait discusses the basic social and demographic indicators, selected economic indicators, GDP, balance of payments, gross domestic expenditure, LPG and oil production, disposal, and pr...

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Source: Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2004/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451822298

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, money laundering, banking sector

This Financial System Stability Assessment on Kuwait reviews the macroeconomic environment and gives an overview of the financial system. Financial stability has been effectively supported by prudent fiscal and mon...