Kuwait, which has a population growth of 7% annually and a 10% increase in incoming expatriates, has seen rising demand supported by increasing purchasing power. Kuwaitis love buying international brands and high couture products.
Consumer Profile and Purchasing Power
Kuwait's rapidly increasing population is undergoing a transition in lifestyle and demographics as well, with consumers now preferring massive, one-stop shopping malls in residential areas to the tradition of high street, downtown shopping.
Roads are modern and well-maintained in Kuwait. There is no rail transport in the country, which creates traffic problems around the big cities. There are seven airports in the country however only one respects the standards of international business. Kuwait has modern ports: Shuwaikh and Shuaiba are the most important. This is the best way to transport goods to the country.