Press Releases

21.11.17Press Release: CBK Organizes Workshop on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism

Central Bank of Kuwait organizes a workshop on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism, held in the State of Kuwait during 21-23 November 2017.

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14.11.17Press Release: CBK Announces the Launch of the Cyber Security Leaders Program (CSLP)

His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and Chairman of Institute of Banking Studies, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, announced that CBK has launched the Cyber Security Leaders Program (CSLP), a training and qualifying program for Kuwaiti nationals specialized in the field of IT security, in collaboration with Kuwaiti banks and managed by the Institute of Banking Studies (KIBS).

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05.11.17Press Release: CBK Board of Directors' Decision Regarding CBK Employees’ Salaries

His Excellency, The Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel statement on CBK Board of Directors' decision regarding CBK employees’ salaries.

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02.11.17Press Release: CBK Assures the Genuineness and Highest Quality of all Denominations of the Kuwaiti Dinar Banknotes in Circulation

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) assures the genuineness and highest quality of all denominations of the Kuwaiti Dinar banknotes in circulation.

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29.10.17Press Release: CBK Announces the Launch of Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP) - Seventh Batch

His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and Chairman of Institute of Banking Studies, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, announced that the CBK has launched for the seventh year running a Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP), a training and qualifying program for Kuwaiti nationals new graduates to work in the banking sector in collaboration with Kuwaiti banks and managed by the Institute of Banking Studies (KIBS).

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05.10.17Press Release: The Governor Receives the Fifth Batch of Graduates of the Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP)

His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and Chairman of Institute of Banking Studies, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, received the fifth batch of graduates of “Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP)”, and congratulated them on their successful completion of the program and expressed his hope and aspirations for them with more success in their careers in the Kuwaiti banking sector. Dr. Al-Hashel affirmed that this program initiated by CBK in collaboration with the Kuwaiti banks is deemed a national project that contributes to develop and improve the skills and competencies of Kuwaiti national workforce with the aim to continue enhancing the banking industry in the country.

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03.10.17Press Release: CBK Announces the Launch of "Kuwaiti Economic Researcher Award"

His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and Chairman of Institute of Banking Studies, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, announces the launch of the "Kuwaiti Economic Researcher Award".

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13.08.17Press Statement: CBK ِAnnounces the Publication of the Economic Report for 2016

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) announces the publication of the Economic Report for 2016.

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09.08.17Press Statement: CBK Announces the Publication of the Financial Stability Report for 2016

Press Statement: CBK Announces the Publication of the Financial Stability Report for 2016.

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08.08.17Press Statement: CBK Announces the Publication of the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2016/17

His Excellency, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), announced the release of the CBK’s Annual Report for FY2016/17, which is the 45th issue of Annual Reports series prepared and published by CBK. The Governor clarified that the report contains CBK Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Account for the FY ended 31st March 2017 and the Auditors’ Report on the financial statements. In addition, the report outlines the key developments in the main monetary and banking indicators and aggregates in the areas of the KD exchange rate, domestic interest rates, money supply, deposits, bank credit, domestic liquidity, public debt instruments, aggregate balance sheet of local banks, and domestic inflation rate in addition to CBK’s regulatory and supervisory efforts as well as the major banking operations and key tasks performed by CBK to improve its manpower capabilities and modernize its IT infrastructure.

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