Fuel, Food, Electricity, Water and Telecommunications Subsidies
Previous programme name (if any)
Institutions and agencies involved
Fuel, food, electricity, water and telecommunications subsidies
Bertelsmann Stiftung. 2016. BTI 2016—Kuwait Country Report. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung. Accessed 25 July 2017. <https://www.bti-project.org/fileadmin/files/BTI/Downloads/Reports/2016/pdf/BTI_2016_Kuwait.pdf>.
Conditionalities (if any)
Contribution type and amount
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
Type of benefits
Amount of benefits
Benefit delivery mechanism
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Energy subsidies accounted for 6.8 per cent of GDP in 2016; Source of funding: Government
IMF. 2017. If Not Now, When? Energy Price Reform in Arab Countries. Annual Meeting of Arab Ministers of Finance. April 2017, Rabat, Morocco. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund. Accessed 29 September 2017. <http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/Policy-Papers/Issues/2017/06/13/if-not-now-when-energy-price-reform-inarab-countries>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency