Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Kuwait's emir, left, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Kuwait has made progress in addressing improving the investment climate for U.S. companies but challenges remain in areas such as procurement access, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday at a Chamber of Commerce event. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images