Kuwait: Financial freedom

(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
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Kuwait: Financial freedom index (0-100), 1996 - 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for Kuwait from 1996 to 2021. The average value for Kuwait during that period was 52 points with a minimum of 50 points in 1996 and a maximum of 60 points in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 60 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 177 countries is 49 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Financial Freedom index for Kuwait from The Heritage Foundation measures the efficiency of the banking system and the interventions of the government into the financial system. A higher score means more efficient banking institutions and less government intervention.

Definition: The Financial freedom index evaluates: the extent of government regulation of financial services, the degree of state intervention in banks and other financial firms through direct and indirect ownership, the extent of financial and capital market development, government influence on the allocation of credit and openness to foreign competition. Higher index values denote banking efficiency and independence from government control and interference in the financial sector.
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