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Central Bank of Kuwait (CKB)
The Central Bank of Kuwait was established in 1969 with a mission to lay the foundations and maintain a flexible and stable monetary financial system in the State of Kuwait. CBK also acts as a banker and financial advisor to the government, while representatives from both the public and private sectors make up the Board of Directors.
CBK Homepage
Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Canada
This official website of the Embassy of Kuwait in Canada provides information about the history, system of government, geography, economy and culture of Kuwait.
Kuwait Information Office
The Kuwait Information Office in Washington is dedicated to fostering a greater understanding of Kuwait’s politics, society, culture, economy and security needs by the U.S. political, media, academic, and business communities.
World Bank
The World Bank came into existence on June 25, 1946. The World Bank's goal is to reduce poverty and improve living standards by promoting sustainable growth and investment in people. To achieve this objective, the bank provides loans, technical assistance and policy guidance to developing-country members. It works in more than 100 developing economies, bringing a mix of finance and ideas to improve living standards and eliminate the worst forms of poverty.
The World Bank - Profile of Kuwait
Index of Economic Freedom
For over a decade, The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington’s preeminent think tank, have tracked the march of economic freedom around the world with the influential Index of Economic Freedom. The 2007 Index of Economic Freedom has been redesigned to be accessible to the congressional staffer and the college student, the finance minister and the financial adviser.
Index of Economic Freedom 2007 - Kuwait
Arab World Online (AWO)
AWO is a joint-venture between the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) and Multitasking Online. Arab World Online is an information source with direct access to virtually every aspect of the Arab world.
Import, Export, Trade Balance statistics with the U.S.
THE ORGANIZATION OF THE PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference of September 10-14, 1960. OPEC's objective is to co-ordinate and unify petroleum policies among Member Countries, in order to secure fair and stable prices for petroleum producers; an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consuming nations; and a fair return on capital to those investing in the industry.
OPEC file on KuwaitOPEC Home Page