Information on Kuwait

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1. Introduction
Airport & Sea Ports
Broadcasting
Civil Law
Climate
Consumption Boom
Currency
Economy
Education
Electricity & Water
Flora
Fund for Future Generation
Government
Home for Every Family
International Calling Rates
International Dialing Codes
Kuwait's Islands
Language
Legal System
National Carrier
Oil
Population
Postal Rates & Charges
Postal Services
Relief
Religion
Security Forces
Social Customs
Social Services
Time
Tourism
Transportation
Vegetation
Welfare
Wild Life
2. Doing Business in Kuwait
Privatisation
Setting Up Business in Kuwait
3. Business Sectors
Bank Cheques
Banking & Finance Sector
Central Bank
Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK)
Commercial Banks
Conducting With The Ministry Of Defense
Dealing With the Ministry of Interior
Government Audit Bureau
Government Institutions
Job Contract
Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI)
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED)
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)
Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Kuwait Society of Engineers
Ministry of Defense (MOD)
Non-Government Official Organizations
Oil Sector
Private Sector
Promissory Note (Combiala)
Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs & Fish Resources (PAAAFR)
Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI)
Public Authority for Industry (PAI)
Public Sector
Shuaiba Area Authority (SAA)
Specialized Banks
Stock Exchange
4. Business Channels
Agencies
Closed Shareholding Company
Companies
Consultants and other professionals
General Partnership
Industrial Areas and Plots
Industries
Introduction
Joint Ventures
Limited Liability Company
Limited Partnership
Public Authority for Industry (PAI)
Setting up Foreign Companies
Shareholding Company
Sole Proprietorship
5. Representation and Registration
Agency Agreement Terms
Agency and Service Agreements
Copyright
Foreign Company with Kuwait Base or Kuwait Agent
ISO Certificates
Patents & Industrial Designs
Registration
To Register a Trademark
Trademarks
6. Ways of Doing Business
Business Entities
Business Licenses
Business to Business
Commercial Activities
Commercial Book Keeping
Commercial Sale
Foreign Capital Investment Law (FCIL)
Illegal Competition & Monopoly
Imports & Customs Duty
Kuwait Business Laws
Kuwait Free Trade Zone (KFTZ)
New Liberalized Business Laws
Obligations & Commercial Contracts
Tenders
Transport Contract
7. Taxation
Appeals
Audits
Deductions
Gross Income
Limitations
Loss Carryovers
Penalties
Rates
Resident Corporations
Tax Incentives
Taxation Law & Administration
Territoriality
Treaties
Treatment of Group of Companies
8. Counter Trade Offset Program
Attributes of the Program
Capitalization and Debt
Evaluation
Foreign Direct Investment Law
General Guidelines
Monitoring, Liaison and Follow up
Objectives
Offset Incentives
Penalties
Submission of Proposal Packages
9. Trade Associations
Import and Export Regulations
National and International Trade Associations
10. Living in Kuwait
Absence Abroad
Business Visa
Civil Identity Cards
Contract of Employment
Death in Kuwait
Deportation
Disputes and Civil Rights
Employee
Employing Juveniles
Employing Women
End of Service Remuneration
Harmful Conduct
Health Insurance Scheme
Human Rights Committee - National Assembly
Injury Compensation
Issuance of New Work Permits
Kuwait Trade Union Federation
Kuwaiti Manpower Law
Kuwaiti Traffic Law
Labour Contract
Labour Departments
Labour in the Private Sector
Labour Laws
Labour Organization
No Objection Certificate
Occupational Diseases
Punishments
Reconciliation & Conflicts
Remuneration & Deductions
Renewal of Residence Visas
Residence Visa
Salaries & Wages
Scope of Application
Services Available to the Residents
Spouses & Dependents
Termination of Contract
Transfer of Work Visas
Unjust Enrichment
Work & Penalties
Work Environment
Working Hours, Holidays and Leave
11. Communication
Telecommunication
12. Accomodation
13. Places of Interest
14. Foreign Embassies in Kuwait