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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The State of Kuwait
Head of State : Sheik Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah
Population : 3.89 Million
Capital City : Kuwait City
Largest City : Kuwait City
Languages : Arabic
Monetary Unit : Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 113 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 1,851.14 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 127 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 111 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 51.17 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 74.59 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 3,581 Million $million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 7,861 Million $million (2013)
Location & Geography
The State of Kuwait is located to the Northwest of the Arabian Gulf, between latitudes °28.30' - °30.06' north and between longitudes °46.30' -°48.30' east. To the North and Northwest, it shares the borders with the Republic of Iraq, to the South and Southwest with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to the East with the Arabian Gulf. Due to the strategic location, it is considered a natural Gateway to the Northeast of the Arabian Peninsula which gave it a long-standing Commercial Importance.

Due to Kuwait’s Location in a desert Geographic Region, its Climate is characterized by Long Dry hot summer and Short warm - Sometimes Rainy - winter. Occasionally, Winds blow Dust Storms during Summer Months along with a Rise in Humidity
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
98102-4
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
60.1259.55-0.57
Investment Opportunities
News
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Arab Times | June 23, 2017
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Oman Tribune | June 8, 2017
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Bahrain News Agency | June 6, 2017
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Tehran Times | May 23, 2017
Events
Exhibition | December 12 - 14, 2017 | Kuwait
Forum | January 22 - 28, 2017 | Kuwait
Forum | January 16 - 18, 2017 | Kuwait