Announcements & News

13.12.17Governor's Speech: Banking Regulation- looking back and looking ahead

Keynote speech delivered by His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, Governor, Central Bank of Kuwait in the 13th High Level Meeting for the Middle East & North Africa Region, jointly organized by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Financial Stability Institute and the Arab Monetary Fund, held on December 13, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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11.12.17H.E. the Governor Appointed the Chairperson of the Governing Board of the Council of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) for the Year 2018

His Excellency, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), has been appointed the Chairperson of the Governing Board of the Council of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) for the year 2018.

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06.12.17CBK’s New Headquarter Awarded Regional "Project of the Year 2017" by MEC

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) new headquarter awarded regional "Project of the Year 2017" by Middle East Consultant.

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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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