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Subsidy phase-out by 2020 proposed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The government may decide to repeal all forms of subsidy by March 2020 if it implements the remaining aspects of the …

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IMF urges subsidy reforms

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (AFP): Kuwait must enact further subsidy reforms to trim its budget deficit resulting from low oil prices despite political sensitivity, the …

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Subsidies end by 2020 – Phase-out to ease financial stress

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (AFP): The Gulf state of Kuwait, under financial stress due to low oil prices, plans to end all forms of public …

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‘No other subsidy to be lifted’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Undersecretary of Ministry of Finance Khalifa Hamada has affirmed that, “No other subsidy will be lifted soon, as the government will …

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Bangladeshi and a Nepali caught selling ‘ration’ food

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Personnel from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry with the help of police have arrested two men – a Bangladeshi and …

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‘Don’t give ration products to those under 18’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a circular to all supplies branches in the six governorates to stop giving ration …

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Subsidies a kettle with a lot of holes

A CERTAIN voice wants the government to remedy the economic and financial crisis caused by the oil price decline without touching the service earnings which …

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Civil freedoms minefield for austerity drive … on Kuwaitis – Welfare government in showdown with civil society’

KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (RTRS): A three-day strike by oil workers in Kuwait last month over pay reforms shows the government faces considerable opposition as …

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PM vows to fire officials who won’t implement cuts – Our vision rules

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah stressed that any official who does not implement the policy …

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Ministry mulls some subsidy cuts of over 30% – Bonus to end

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry intends to reduce the subsidy value for some products by more than 30 percent, reports …

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