Corruption in Kuwait is a problem resulting in political tensions in society.[1] Transparency International's 2021 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country in 73rd place out of the 180 countries in the Index, where countries with low rankings are perceived to have an honest public sector.[2]

Kuwait's bureaucracy can be biased in favour of domestic companies.[3] Public procurement process is susceptible to corruption, there are some ongoing investigations and trials involving government officials accused of wrongdoing in the procurement process.[4]

Anti-corruption efforts[edit]

The government has tried to reduce corruption and increase transparency in the public sector by establishing an independent anti-corruption authority and by strengthening the anti-corruption legal framework through several initiatives and efforts.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country Profile: Corruption in Kuwait". Business Anti-Corruption Portal. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Corruption Perceptions Index 2021: Kuwait". Transparency.org. Retrieved 2022-03-21.
  3. ^ "A Snapshot of Corruption in Kuwait". Business Anti-Corruption Portal. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Country Profile: Corruption in Kuwait". Business Anti-Corruption Portal. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.

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