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Tag Archives: free trade zone

Shuwaikh Free Zone is no longer ‘free’

Municipality to decide future of area KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The recent decision of Cabinet to render Shuwaikh Free Zone ‘no longer free’ implies the area will be subjected to regular planning like all other Kuwaiti areas – in terms of applicable laws of Kuwait Municipality, Ministry of Public Works, …

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‘What you didn’t realize’

In a previous article, I had criticized the miserable conditions prevalent in the Free Trade Zone. I talked about how it has transformed into a place for stray dogs, large quantities of garbage and vacant buildings. I called upon Minister of Commerce and Industry to restore its former role. What …

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Revival of lost dream

‘Illogical neglect’ During the last days of Ramadan, I used to visit Free Trade Zone in Shuwaikh regularly because I was working on furnishing the office of Kuwait Friendship Society. I felt gloomy whenever I was in that place. It was previously filled with manufacturers, businessmen and owners of new …

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Private sector may take over supervision of free trade zones – Minister nods proposal

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali says he has approved the proposal sent by the team, which was formed by the authority for encouraging direct investment, concerning transferring the supervision of free trade zones from Public Authority for Industry to the Direct Investment Commission, …

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