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The Sultan Center (TSC) is an independent publicly traded retail company founded and headquartered in Kuwait. With retail as its primary focus, TSC is one of the Gulf’s largest retailers and leading suppliers of supermarket items, perishables, and general merchandise. The Sultan Center operates more than 60 stores spread across Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, and Bahrain and employs 4500 individuals serving over 30 million customers yearly. Learn more...
Law Update

The American Business Council – AmCham Kuwait (ABCK-AmCham Kuwait) in collaboration with the German Business Council Kuwait, and Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the region, recently hosted an informative webinar on the most recent updates to laws and regulations in Kuwait, specically those that have an impact on businesses in the country Read more...

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As we approach the 60th Anniversary of the U.S.-Kuwait bilateral relationship, the economic and commercial relationship was on full display as the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council hosted its 4th Annual Economic Forum in partnership with the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) on November 17. Read more...
ABCK-AmCham Kuwait Partners with Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait and Gulf Insurance Group to Distribute Toys to 
BACCH and KACCH

Kuwait – November 2020: The American Business Council (ABCK-AmCham Kuwait) in close collaboration with its Chairman’s Club members – Gulf Insurance Group and Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) – recently organised an initiative to benefit Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice (BACCH) and the Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH). Read more...
AmCham Kuwait Hosts its Second
Virtual Speed Networking Event

The American Business Council- AmCham Kuwait (ABCK-AmCham Kuwait) hosted its second Virtual Speed Networking Event on Tuesday, November 24, in collaboration with its event Research Partner- Oxford Business Group, and sponsored by Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre Kuwait, Al Rifai Arabia, and Dylan’s Candy Bar. Read more...
Joint Statement of the Fourth United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue


The governments of the United States of America and the State of Kuwait held the fourth U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. on November 24, 2020. U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo hosted Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah for the concluding session of the Dialogue. Our two countries took the opportunity this year to reaffirm our shared commitment to promote the stability and security of the region. Read more...
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Al Tamimi & Company has been awarded the Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2020 and the Regional Law Firm of the Year at the Legal Era-Legal Media Group Middle East Law Awards 2020 Read more...
Gulf Insurance Group to acquire AXA’s operations in the Gulf Cooperation Council. One of the largest acquisitions in the Region (US $ 474.75 Million).. Read more...
IFA International Travel & Tourism has won the award of Kuwait's leading travel agency 2020 Read more...
Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait won the World travel award for the category of Kuwait’s Leading Conference Hotel 2020 for the past consecutive 4 years. Read more...
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COVID Vaccine in Kuwait by '20 end

Kuwait City: The Ministry of Health announced that the arrival of COVID-19 "BNT162" vaccine by the end of this year, and usage will be subject to approval of local regulatory authorities. In a statement, Assistant Undersecretary of Medicines and Medical supplies, Dr. Abdullah Al-Bader, said an agreement was reached with Pfizer and BioNTech, which developed the vaccine,...

New Bankruptcy Law will put Kuwait among developed countries

Kuwait City: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has said the new bankruptcy law approved by the National Assembly is modern and serves the economic stage, indicating that it includes more than 300 articles which are aimed at changing organizational structure of bankruptcy and puts Kuwait in the rank of developed countries.

Chamber’s Shop Smart Campaign looks to protect Consumers from Online Scams and Fakes this Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ahead of the holiday shopping season, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center’s (GIPC) Shop Smart campaign is raising consumer awareness about counterfeit goods, the dangers of fake products, and the prevalence of online fraud and scams. 

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $35 Million in Funding for Hydrokinetic Turbine Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $35 million in funding for 11 projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Submarine Hydrokinetic And Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS) program. SHARKS teams will develop new economically competitive Hydrokinetic Turbines (HKT) designs for tidal and riverine currents.

USDA Opens Registration for the 2021 Agricultural Outlook Forum


(Washington, D.C., November 18, 2020) – Registration is now open for the 97th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), the largest annual meeting and premiere event of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The two-day Forum will take place on Feb. 18-19, 2021. Due to COVID-19 and current restrictions on large gatherings in the Washington, D.C. area, USDA will hold the 2021 Forum virtually for the first time and registration will be free for the event.

ABK Partners with Global Med Clinic for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month


Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) today announced its partnership with Global Med Clinic, to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer during the month of November. To encourage testing during this month, ABK male cardholders can get a Prostate Cancer Indicator Test (Total PSA & Free PSA) at Global Med Clinic for only KD 20, a 40% discount off the standard cost.

EY grows MENA partnership through 38 new executive appointments to Partner and Associate Partner

EY announces the admission of 22 new partners to its leadership team across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as well as the promotion of 16 executives to Associate Partners. They will continue to work in their service lines and industry sectors.
Microsoft and the ODI launch Education Open Data Challenge


Microsoft and the Open Data Institute (ODI), a UK-based non-profit that advocates the innovative use of open data for positive change, have shared details of a new joint initiative called the Education Open Data Challenge. Participants will be invited to develop solutions to help close the digital divide in education. Read more...
GAC named Ship Agency of the Year in the Maritime Standard Awards for second year running

The dedication of GAC’s staff even during difficult times has been credited as a key factor leading to the Group being named Ship Agency of the Year for the second year running at The Maritime Standard Awards 2020. Read more...
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