Kuwait budget surplus reaches US$58 billion in 11 months
Source: BI-ME with Bloomberg , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Sun April 15, 2012 9:20 am

KUWAIT. Kuwait had a preliminary budget surplus of 16.07 billion dinars (US$58 billion) in the first 11 months of the fiscal year that ended March 31, Al-Shall Economic Consultants reported, citing Finance Ministry data.

Income was 26.89 billion dinars, including oil revenue of 25.48 billion dinars, while spending was 10.82 billion dinars, Al-Shall said.

 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

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INTERNATIONAL. "I believe that in the wake of the Gaza war and the basis on which the ceasefire was established, a new momentum for peace negotiations might have been created."
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QATAR. Price increases may suggest a potential overheating of the real estate sector. Closer analysis, however, indicates that the increase is still within the fundamentals of Qatar's fast growing economy and rapid population growth.
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KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.
QATAR. Price increases may suggest a potential overheating of the real estate sector. Closer analysis, however, indicates that the increase is still within the fundamentals of Qatar's fast growing economy and rapid population growth.
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