Announcements & News

15.11.17Announcement: International Monetary Fund 2017 Article IV Consultation - Concluding Statement

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited the State of Kuwait during October 31 to November 13, 2017 and prepared a concluding statement on the 2017 regular Article IV consultation.

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08.11.17Announcement: The IMF Arab Youth Campaign on Innovation

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) encourages innovative Kuwaiti youth to participate in the "IMF Arab Youth Campaign on Innovation"

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05.11.17Announcement: CBK Issues Commemorative Coin to Mark the Inauguration of its New Building

The Central Bank of Kuwait issues gold-plated commemorative coin to mark the inauguration of its new building. The commemorative coin is available for sale to the public in CBK Banking Hall (old building) from Sunday 5th November 2017.

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02.11.17Announcement: CBK Honors Distinguished Staff for the Year 2016

His Excellency, The Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel honoured a number of staff as “Distinguished Employee of the Year 2016”, in a ceremony held in the Central Bank of Kuwait headquarters.

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26.10.17Forum: Future Investment Initiative (FII) organized by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

His Excellency, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) - Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel participated in the Future Investment Initiative Forum (FII) organized by the Public Investment Fund (PIF),

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23.10.17Fitch Ratings Affirms the Sovereign Credit Rating for the State of Kuwait at "AA"

Fitch Ratings affirms the sovereign credit rating for the State of Kuwait at "AA".

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11.10.17Conference: The Deputy Governor Participates in the "Conference on Governance: Governance in the State of Kuwait: Legislative, Financial and Administrative Framework"

The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Yousef J. Al-Obaid, presents a paper on "How Corporate Governance Contributes to Strengthening Regulatory Authorities’ Roles, and the Effective and Enhanced Control Systems in the Government Bodies to Ration the Public Expenditure and Combat Corruption" during the "Conference on Governance: Governance in the State of Kuwait: Legislative, Financial and Administrative Framework", held under the patronage of H.E. Marzouq A. Al-Ghanim, Speaker of the National Assembly, in the State of Kuwait during 10-11 October 2017.

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26.09.17Governor's Speech: Financial Stability and Economic Resilience in Challenging Times

Keynote speech delivered by H.E. the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel at Euromoney Conference held in the State of Kuwait, September 26th, 2017.

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19.09.17Moody's Maintains Kuwait Credit Rating at "Aa2" Stable

Moody's Investors Service has today maintained Kuwait credit rating at "Aa2" stable.

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26.08.17Press Statement: CBK Instructions to Local Banks Regarding Services Provided to Special Need Customers

The Central Bank of Kuwait issues instructions to local banks regarding the services provided to special need customers.

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