The functions of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as stated in the Emiri Decree issued on July 15, 2015:
Organizing aspects of internal and external commercial activity, holding local and foreign exhibitions, and participating in foreign exhibitions.
Supervising companies, shops and commercial registration works in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations.
Developing national products and promoting and promoting Kuwaiti exports in foreign and industrial markets with Arab and foreign countries and organizations.
Work to provide the necessary goods and materials at appropriate prices and meet the country's needs for them
Awareness and supervision of consumer protection and combating commercial fraud.
Supervising trade in goods, services and handicrafts and determining the prices of some of them through studying them and making comparisons between their prices to ensure the stability of prices, especially food.
Supervising support and supply activities and taking implementation measures for these activities in accordance with the state's general policies.
Issuing and monitoring commercial licenses.
Supervising commercial agencies and import business.
Licensing in free zones is in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 26 of 1995 referred to.
Supervising the commerce, manufacture and import of precious metals, their artifacts, and valuable stones.
Supervising real estate marketing activities.
Supervising and controlling insurance companies, agents, brokers, exchange institutions and real estate brokers in coordination with other competent supervisory authorities.
Following up on the implementation and activation of the international agreements to which the State of Kuwait has acceded related to global, regional and local commerce, the prevention of economic and financial crimes, the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Names of the ministers who held the ministerial portfolio of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry:
Names of the Messrs. Undersecretaries of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry: