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Tag Archives: World Bank

Kuwaiti official touts World Bank’s ‘enriching’ educational programs

Owners of traditional and online retail businesses in conflict KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2, (Agencies): Courses offered by the World Bank Group (WBG) have proven effective in improving the quality of education, said an official on Sunday. Such courses are akin to a roadmap to educational stability, the Kuwaiti ministry of …

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World Bank forecasts 1.9% 2018 growth for Kuwait, 3.5% in 2019

GCC states projected to rise to 2.1% in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019 KUWAIT CITY, June 7: The World Bank has forecasted continued growth for Kuwait at 1.9 percent this year, rising to 3.5 percent in 2019 and falling to 3 percent by 2020, reports Al-Rai daily. The World Bank …

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World Bank cautious govt against backing down – Per capita income of Kuwaitis drops

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: The issue of financial and economic reform raised by the government in March 2016 resurfaced again to become the prime issue causing disagreement and prompting deliberations at the joint meeting held by the Parliamentary Finance Committee and the delegation of World Bank financial experts and officials. …

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World Bank cuts Kuwait 2016 growth to 1.3% – Global economy slashed to 2.4 pct

WASHINGTON, June 8: The World Bank has lowered its 2016 growth forecasts for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE due to lower oil prices. The organisation said its new outlook assumes an average oil price of $41 per barrel in 2016, down from $51 per barrel in …

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WB sees Kuwait GDP growth of 2.5% in ’16, 2.7% in ’17 – Oil, war stunt region

WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (Agencies): The World Bank in a report published Thursday, forecast Kuwait’s GDP growth at 2.5 percent in 2016 and 2.7 percent in 2017. In the report, the World Bank said that 2015 economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa likely came to just 2.6 percent, …

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World Bank sees Kuwait GDP growth of 2.5% in ’16, 2.7% in ’17

WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (Agencies): The World Bank in a report published Thursday, forecast Kuwait’s GDP growth at 2.5 percent in 2016 and 2.7 percent in 2017. In the report, the World Bank said that 2015 economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa likely came to just 2.6 percent, …

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Kuwait closely following up World Bank 2016 report: Al-Ali

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousif Al-Ali has said that they are closely following up the results of recently issued World Bank Group report on Doing Business for 2016. Kuwait registered a relative increase in the distance to frontier (DTF) according to the report …

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Kuwait ease-of-business up: WB – Rankings rise

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28, (Agencies): Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) said on Wednesday that World Bank Group report on Doing Business for 2016 showed a relative improvement in the position of Kuwait in the ease of doing business index. Kuwait registered a relative increase in the distance to frontier …

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