Kuwait: Time for construction?

After years of lagging behind its neighbours, Kuwait looks set to attract massive inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) over the next few years.Al-Zour oil refinery may head the list of likely projects, but jumbo transport and power sector schemes should create thousands of new jobs and encourage non-oil sector development. Some of these projects have been delayed in the past, but the government is currently awash with cash and determined to invest a greater proportion of it within the country.

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