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Discover how Kuwaitis like to shop and pay online
Kuwait is a country of 4.3 million inhabitants and 4 million Internet users . Over 80% of its adult population has a bank account and 99% has an Internet connection. The most popular e-commerce categories in Kuwait are clothing, health products, smartphones and accessories, and home electronics .
Despite having high levels of financial inclusion, Kuwaitis still have a strong preference for cash. Consumers pay cash on delivery for up to 60% of online purchases . But the digital payment sector is growing . Whether digital or cash-based, locally preferred alternative payment methods are key part of any e-commerce strategy for Kuwait.
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