His Highness Shaykh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait, led a high-level delegation to China from May 10-12, 2009, with a private stop-over at Hong Kong. Earlier in July 2004, his trip as Prime Minister to important Far Eastern countries had taken him to China, Japan, Singapore and South Korea. Subsequently, he visited Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Thailand in June 2006. Kuwait is exploring the possibilities of further boosting mutually beneficial ties with the growing economies of the East. With this in mind, the author had written a research paper on Kuwait’s relations with Japan, which was published by Gulf Research Centre, Dubai in November 2006. Second in the series, this Policy Brief explores Kuwait’s relations with China.