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Why Sell into Kuwait?

In spite of being a huge market and home to many shoppers, the Middle East market hasn’t made a big headway when it comes to ecommerce. Mall culture is prevalent and the experience customers received from ecommerce players in the past was not on par with global standards. Consumer awareness about e-commerce is low with only 50% of internet users being aware of ecommerce platforms. Shoppers also have difficulties in assessing the quality of products and ease in returning goods. Savvier customers prefer international online platforms, which offer more choices and easier shopping.

Revenue in the ecommerce market is projected to reach $1,231 million in 2021 and is expected to show an annual growth rate of 6%, resulting in a projected market volume of $1,562 million by 2025. The market’s largest segment is fashion with a projected market volume of $358 million in 2021. The average revenue per user is expected to be $487.62.


Supported Ecommerce Services in Kuwait

Processing Currency

Available currencies will depend on the payment method provider, as well as any regulatory restrictions.

KWD

Available Product Categories

Digital River can support the sales of these types of products for this specific market.

Digital


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Popular payment types in Kuwait

Credit and debit card use is high among native born Kuwaitis (83% have a bank account); note that banking is managed differently in Kuwait as Muslim law prohibits interest payments (there are Sharia-proof credit and bank card options).


Available payment types for Kuwait

The list below represents the current categories of payment options Digital River supports for this market.


Payment methods for Kuwait


Fulfillment details for Kuwait

Cross-Border Fulfillment: Landed Cost is Available.

Calculation of duties and fees incurred when goods are shipped cross border.


In-Country Fulfillment: Not available

Ecommerce facts and figures
$140.6B GDP 4.5 M Total Population 100% Internet Usage

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