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 KUWAIT: COUNTRY COMMERCIAL GUIDE - 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait's non-oil economy has grown by an estimated 7 percent in 1995 and 1996 as domestic demand increased due to the return in the number of expatriate workers to almost pre-invasion levels.
Kuwait's government plays a dominant role in the local economy, but is slowly declining as government seeks to reduce its equity holdings in private Kuwaiti firms and privatize parastatal entities.
Kuwait is a small country and many of the challenges of distribution of goods and services found in other, larger countries do not exist in Kuwait.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/countries/Countries2/Kuwait/CountryCommercial/1998/EconomicTrends.html   (1593 words)

  
 Kuwait -
Kuwait was established in the 16th century when several clans (bedouins) from the Al Aniza tribe migrated to the northern shore of the Persian Gulf from the Najd, their famine-stricken homeland in central Arabia.
Kuwait now remains under the governance of the Emir, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah (since 29 January 2006) as an independent state and is of strategic importance.
Kuwait is considered to be one of the fifteen lands that comprise the "Cradle of Humanity".
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Kuwait   (2206 words)

  
 Kuwait Information Center - kuwait map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait was established in the 16th century national bank of kuwait when several clans from the Al Aniza tribe migrated to the northern camp victory kuwait shore of the Persian Gulf from the Najd, their famine-stricken homeland in central Arabia.
Kuwait, having amassed great wealth, was the first of the Persian Gulf-Arab states kuwait government to declare independence on June 19, 1961.
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with boubyan seaport kuwait proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels (15 km³) - 10% of world reserves.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_H_-_L/Kuwait.html   (1867 words)

  
 Demographics of Kuwait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The majority of people residing in the State of Kuwait are Arab, but only a third (about one million) are Kuwaiti citizens.
Before the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait in 1990, there was a large population of Palestinian expatriates, many holding Jordanian nationality, though after the liberation of Kuwait they, along with most nationals of countries who had supported Iraq were deported.
In the fifteen years since, the Kuwait national population and expatriate population have increased significantly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Kuwait   (383 words)

  
 IPR Country Guide: Kuwait
Kuwait’s crude oil production is currently running at two million barrels per day and production capacity is estimated to be two and a half million barrels per day.
Kuwait is considering equalizing income taxes for Kuwait and non-Kuwaiti firms and giving incentives for some types of commercial activities.
Kuwait has also expressed interest in recent months in replacing the variable tax on foreign company profits with a fixed rate of 30 to 35 percent.
www.infoprod.co.il /country/kuwait1c.htm   (802 words)

  
 Top20Kuwait.com - Your Top20 Guide to Kuwait!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait was established in the 16th century when several clans from the Al Aniza tribe migrated to the northern shore of the Persian Gulf from the Najd, their famine-stricken homeland in central Arabia.
Oil transformed Kuwait into one of the richest countries in the Arab peninsula; in 1953 the country became the largest exporter of oil in the Persian Gulf.
Kuwait City is the capital of Kuwait and is one of the busiest financial and trade centres in the Persian Gulf.
www.top20kuwait.com   (2016 words)

  
 The Gulf Monarchies: Kuwait's Real Elections - Middle East Quarterly - December 1996
Kuwait's 1962 constitution gives the revived National Assembly responsibility for drafting legislation and allows the assembly to question the performance of the prime minister and other cabinet members, all of whom are appointed by the emir and approved by the assembly.
Kuwait's strong sense of national unity, plus the continued threat from Iraq, mean that these elections will hardly affect U.S.-Kuwaiti relations, which have grown into a true alliance, one as firm and as important to both partners as U.S.-NATO ties.
Kuwait, even more than other American allies on the front lines of dual containment in the Gulf, believes it has earned a seat at the table.
www.meforum.org /article/425   (3493 words)

  
 Meteoroloo.com :: Kuwait - kuwait map
Kuwait was established capital of kuwait in the 16th century when several clans from the Al Aniza tribe migrated to the northern shore of the Persian Gulf from the Najd, their famine-stricken homeland in central kuwait national museum Arabia.
Kuwait was incorporated within the Ottoman Empire, evidenced by Sheik Mubarak's flying the Ottoman flag over national bank of kuwait his palace and fully realizing Ottoman authority over his lands.
Kuwait's camp doha kuwait energy sector is the main source for 47% of the country's annual income.
www.meteoroloo.com /Met-countries-e-l/Kuwait.html   (2052 words)

  
 :::- ARAB TIMES -:::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait Stock Exchange came third with about 6.8 per cent and a 87.8 per cent liquidity increase over 2004 level.The three markets got 91.4 per cent of the total trading value-liquidity- in the 15 Arab markets and formed 68.4 per cent of their market capitalization value.
Kuwait Finance House’s total assets have grown by 35.4 per cent during 2005, from KD 3.458 billion in 2004 to KD 4.681 billion in 2005.
Kuwait Finance House continued with its expansionary policy of increasing its leasing activities, leased assets have grown by more than 19.3 per cent during 2005, from KD 505.6 million to KD 603.3 million.
www.arabtimesonline.com /arabtimes/kuwait/Viewdet.asp?ID=7168&cat=a   (1392 words)

  
 Kuwait - dKosopedia
Kuwait, having ammassed great wealth, was the first of the Gulf-Arab states to declare independence in 1961.
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels (15 kmandsup3) - 10% of world reserves.
For decades Kuwait prohibited any private company from drilling for oil; however, it has begun debating whether to allow foreign oil companies to develop fields in the northern part of the country.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Kuwait   (652 words)

  
 Dubai Consumer Mirror: On Kuwait
In 1961, Kuwait was granted sovereignty and became one of the first GCC nations to run its own business thru the ruling Al Sabah Family.
Kuwait looked after its people – medication and schooling is free – it was only until 2 years back, expats started paying for their medical checkups (a flat fee of KD 1 ($3.5)) for all general checkups and it includes medication.
Kuwait is a very hard country to understand, but like you said once you get past the hard surface..
dubaiconsumermirror.blogspot.com /2005/11/on-kuwait.html   (4010 words)

  
 The Kuwaiti Exception - article by Daniel Pipes
I expected Kuwait to be a dull, parasitical society, where foreign workers do all the work, citizens lounge in decadent luxury, and nothing serious happens.
Were a visitor to arrive in Kuwait not knowing the source of the country's wealth, he might not catch on for weeks or months.
The demographics of Kuwait are unusual, to say the least.
www.danielpipes.org /article/179   (2140 words)

  
 History of Kuwait - The History Beat
Internet TLD.KW History Main article: History of Kuwait Kuwait has been a part of the Abbasid empire from the 8th century, and was later incorporated in the Ottoman Empire (16th century), where it was eventually granted some degree of autonomy as a principality; the current royal family are descendants from these princes.
Main article: Economy of Kuwait Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels - 10% of world reserves.
Main article: Demographics of Kuwait About 80% of the Kuwaiti population is Arab; the non-Kuwaiti Arabs contain a large group of Palestinians.
history.searchbeat.com /kuwait.htm   (3723 words)

  
 Demographics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Kuwait community is experiencing an increased growth rate and ethnic diversity.
The current population of Kuwait is 2, 183, 354; of this 1, 291, 354 are non-nationals.
The American School of Kuwait seeks a multi-national student body and benefits from a wide range of cultural values and inter-cultural experiences.
www.ask.edu.kw /ms/demograph.htm   (128 words)

  
 Kuwait - Gurupedia
Kuwait has been a part of the Abbasid empire from the
Iran-Iraq War, Kuwait was invaded and annexed by Iraq in August 1990.
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels (15 km³) - 10% of world reserves.
www.gurupedia.com /k/ku/kuwait.htm   (599 words)

  
 Business America: Doing business in Kuwait - an update for American exporters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait is once again exporting crude oil; in April 1992, exports equaled 300,000 barrels per day (b/d).
In the petroleum sector, the the government of Kuwait is focusing on repairing refineries and drilling new oil wells.
Kuwait's total population is stabilizing at about 1.2 million, down from the prewar population of 2.2 million.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1052/is_n14_v113/ai_12681417   (419 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Table 8 shows that, in most subgroups, those who were opposed to the war or unsure of their position were consistently least likely to hold the erroneous belief that Iraq was threatened with sanctions before the invasion.
We are not arguing that the Bush Administration actively promoted the falsehood that Kuwait was actually democratic, but all the talk about the "legitimate government of Kuwait" and the fact that the US was employing military force to "liberate" it, may have led some to that conclusion.
This patterns holds across- the-board, except among younger respondents, who believed that Kuwait was democratic regardless of their position on the war.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~commdept/resources/gulfwar.tbx   (4555 words)

  
 Kuwait news from InsideMIddleEast
KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iran is producing enriched uranium from 164 centrifuges, influential former Irani
KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iran is producing enriched uranium from 164 centrifuges, influential former...
Kuwait was attacked and overrun by Iraq on 2 August 1990.
www.insidekuwait.com   (526 words)

  
 demographics-regional views
Demographers estimate that Japan will have the highest percentage of people over the age of 65 in the world within five years if current patterns continue; by 2050, the median age will rise to 49.
In reality, large numbers of women head universities, publish newspapers, and have equal voice in parliament, but their movements are restricted since they are prohibited from leaving the country unless they secure the consent of their husbands' written permission.
At present in Kuwait, women are denied the right to vote or run for political office.
www.acunu.org /millennium/demographicsregional.html   (16853 words)

  
 Kuwait Deforestation Rates and Related Forestry Figures
Biodiversity and Protected Areas: Kuwait has some 358 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles according to figures from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
Kuwait is home to at least 234 species of vascular plants.
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of about 96 billion barrels - 10% of world reserves.
rainforests.mongabay.com /deforestation/2000/Kuwait.htm   (630 words)

  
 TradePort Country Profiles from World Trade Press
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels - 10 percent of world reserves.
Kuwait grew by 3.9 percent in 2000 but then saw its real GDP decline by 1 percent in 2001 before regaining that loss in 2002.
Non-oil aspects of the Kuwaiti GDP grew by 2.8 percent in 2001 and rose by close to 3.4 percent in 2002.
www.tradeport.org /countries/kuwait/01grw.html   (609 words)

  
 UTEP Student Visits Kuwait
UTEP student Marisa Ortiz can’t wait to visit Kuwait and immerse herself in the culture, social structure and politics of the oil-rich Arab nation.
Included in the orientation will be guest presenters, experts on the region, as well as detailed reading packets designed to acquaint the students with the region and Kuwait in particular.
Students will be housed at Kuwait University for the duration of the visit.
www.utep.edu /newspubs/Releases/Feb02/kuwait.html   (328 words)

  
 Kuwait - Services : FOREIGN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kuwait University of 600 otherwise qualified graduates for the 2000-2001
Kuwait, the Bayan Bilingual School, the British School of Kuwait and the French
Kuwait enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world and is
www.exporthotline.com /upload/44F76173-5452-46EA-8D6E-5FBA45600EDB.html   (1587 words)

  
 21st Century Demographics: Highs and Lows by Joseph Chamie - The Globalist > > Global Development
While the future by definition remains uncertain, Joseph Chamie — former director of the UN Population Division — provides some insights into trends that will shape our world in the decades to come.
It is estimated that about one-third of the university graduates from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya are currently living abroad.
In addition to playing an increasingly important demographic role in the 21st century, the increased numbers and flows of migrants will also have significant social, economic, political and cultural consequences.
www.theglobalist.com /StoryId.aspx?StoryId=4629   (1312 words)

  
 UMass-Amherst || Department of Communication   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The percent of respondents who said "true" to each of these statements is presented in Tables 8 to 11.
Heavy television viewers were also much more likely to believe that Kuwait was democratic -- overall, they were twice as likely as light viewers to believe it (32.4 percent vs. 15.5 percent).
Overall, slightly less than half of the respondents (46.0 percent) said "yes" when asked, "In addition to the occupation of Kuwait are there, to your knowledge, any other lands in the Middle East under occupation?" Table 17 shows wide variations in this response.
www.umass.edu /communication/resources/special_reports/gulf_war/tables_explanation.shtml   (4835 words)

  
 The Fourth Rail: The Demographics causing Terrorism
But leaving aside the multiculturalist BS arguments for a moment, let's look at the real demographic impacts of what happens when young men have no prospects for marriage and families due to huge imbalances in male to female ratios.
The devaluation of women and the demographic problems that come with the population imbalance still exist.
Whether you dispute that honor killings or the devalation of women are the only cause of the problem or not, there is a significant issue with the fact that more men are typically born than women and in these youth heavy Arab societies, this skews things.
billroggio.com /archives/2005/08/the_demographic.php   (2906 words)

  
 Business America: Questions business people frequently ask about Kuwait - Kuwait Rebuilds - includes directory of Gulf ...
Water is currently available in most parts of Kuwait City, and all hotels have water supplied for at least a part of each day.
Almost all inbound flights are completely booked because of Kuwaiti nationals returning to Kuwait; there are a limited number of inbound seats reserved for non-Kuwaitis.
Driving to Kuwait from Saudi Arabia is possible, but traverlers should expect a long delay at the border with Kuwait.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1052/is_n12_v112/ai_10935001   (472 words)

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