The Central Bank of Kuwait offers a strict currency system on behalf of the State of Kuwait  The bank regulates Kuwaiti stock market along with the Kuwait Stock Exchange  the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Finance 

It was established on 30 June 1969 The bank launched Financial Intelligence Unit in 2003   

 Salem Abdulaziz Al Sabah served as the governor of the bank until February 2012 Dr. Mohammad Al Hashel succeeded Sabah as governor in March 2012 and Yousef Al Obaid as deputy governor in May 2012