News On Consumers
Kuwait’s Consumer Behavior Turned Online In Six Months Due To Coronavirus There was a significant growth of KNET’s business in 2020 compared to the previous year, especially during the Coronavirus pandemic, which has caused drastic changes in many consumer behaviors a... January 11, 2021 272 Category: Coronavirus
MEW Yet To Collect Bills Of Many Consumers The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has yet to collect payments for the accumulated bills of several consumers, including some government institutions, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed so... October 19, 2020 315 Category: Kuwait
Huge Number Of Consumers Seen In Retail Stores On Day 1 Of Phase 2 The total consumer spending on the first day reached about KD 55 million, which is up by KD 4 million compared to the previous days. CEO of Shared Electronic Banking Company (Knet) Abdullah Al-Ajmi sa... July 02, 2020 387 Category: Kuwait
Gulf Anti Dumping Duties Raise Cost To Consumers, Kuwaiti Economists Argue In what they considered to be anti-dumping in the local markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and to protect their industry from harmful practices in international trade directed to them b... June 01, 2020 647 Category: Business
FDA Warns Against Using Hydroxychloroquine For Coronavirus Outside Of Hospitals The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers on Friday against taking malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 outside a hospital or formal clinical trial setting ... April 25, 2020 931 Category: Coronavirus
No Harm To Consumers And The Environment By The Use Of New Communications Technology 5G A member of the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Communications and Information Technology, Walid Al- Qallaf confirmed that there is no harm to consumers and the environment by the use o... June 26, 2019 229 Category: Kuwait
MOCI To Monitor Prices And Protect Consumers During This Holy Month  Members of the National Assembly congratulated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Prime ... May 18, 2018 442 Category: Kuwait
Iranian Zubaidi Fish Prices Stable The supply of huge quantities of Iranian Zubaidi fish, about 50 tons, in the fish market on Tuesday did not affect the prices of local Zubaidi fish, which continued to sell at a rate of KD 8-KD 10 per... May 13, 2018 1656 Category: Kuwait
OPEC Non-OPEC Countries Extend Output Cuts Til 18 End A ministerial committee comprising OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed during its meeting in Muscat Sunday to extend an agreement to cut crude oil production until end of this year. The committee me... January 22, 2018 766 Category: Kuwait
Kuwaitis Are Observing A Dangerous Phenomenon, Which Is Alien To The Country Kuwaitis are observing a dangerous phenomenon, which is alien to the country, in view of recent official statistics indicating some 17,000 citizens are currently unemployed; not counting an average of... December 29, 2017 2023 Category: Kuwait
MEW To Install Smart Meters From December Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Dr Mishal Al-Otaibi said the ministry is ready to install the first batch of smart meters in Kuwait by early Dece... December 05, 2017 1113 Category: Kuwait
Fraud In Gold Shop At KD 50,000 - Ministry Ministry of Commerce and Industry inspectors have discovered fraud of 3,940 kilograms of gold valued at KD 50,000 (US$ 165,000) at a gold store in Al-Rai district. The case was later referred to prose... November 14, 2017 5619 Category: Kuwait
Family Materials Project Aims To Reduce Prices And Control Price Hikes The Family Materials Project aims to reduce prices and control price hikes through the coordinated efforts of the workers and consumers in protecting the rights of both parties by ensuring that prices... November 14, 2017 711 Category: Kuwait
Gvnt Has Failed To Collect Approximately 1.5 Billion Dinars Owed To It By Various Sectors The government has failed to collect approximately 1.5 billion dinars (equivalent to $5 billion), owed to it by various sectors, reports Al-Anba daily citing a government report. The report stated ... November 10, 2017 739 Category: Kuwait
Retail Sector Essential Factor In Economic Growth Despite Competition The cooperative sector in Kuwait uniquely charaterizes the economic and social aspects of the state and is a key factor in shaping the economic structure of the country, especially in terms of retail ... September 27, 2017 597 Category: Kuwait
60 Percent Of The Consumers Are Paying Their Electricity Bills Online Through MEW Web Site Over 60 percent of the consumers are paying their electricity bills online through MEW web site and mobile application while the rest still pay them through MEW’s offices. According to MEW&rsquo... August 27, 2017 876 Category: Kuwait
New Electricity And Water Rates Will Encourage Consumers To Rationalize Consumption Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water for Planning and Training Dr. Mashaan Al-Otaibi said the new electricity and water rates will encourage consumers to rationalize consu... August 23, 2017 593 Category: Kuwait
Online Retailer Has Not Refunded My Money I would like to know my consumer rights and the steps that can be taken with regards to a reputed online retailer refusing to deliver a product I ordered, claiming it is a pricing glitch even though I... August 16, 2017 731 Category: Legal
Kuwait Fishermen Union Has Affirmed That There Is An Increase In Supply Of Mullet Fish Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union Dhahar Al-Suyan has affirmed that there is an increase in supply of mullet fish (meid) amid the increase in demand for fish in the country. In a statement issued ... July 05, 2017 443 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Municipality Destroyed 328 Kilograms Of Expired Foodstuffs The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality declared that its media campaign titled “Your Health is Trust” will continue and will include intensive inspection campaigns on shops... May 30, 2017 378 Category: Crime News