Entrepreneurship in Kuwait

Veland Ramadani, Ramo Palalić*, Léo Paul Dana, Azra Bičo

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter describes the historical background of Kuwait as one of the wealthiest countries in the world (by GDP per capita). Entrepreneurial activities and actual policies for the development of entrepreneurship in the country are analysed and described. It also includes essential facts regarding promoting activities of entrepreneurship and the role of the government in creating a favourable environment for domestic and foreign entrepreneurs. The chapter ends with providing useful recommendations on what should be done in the future for the development of entrepreneurship in Kuwait. Besides tables and figures, the chapter includes original pictures of relevant entrepreneurial examples in Kuwait.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEntrepreneurship In The Gulf Cooperation Council Region
Subtitle of host publicationEvolution And Future Perspectives
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781786348081
Publication statusPublished - Jan 19 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Business environment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Government
  • Kuwait
  • Small business

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences

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