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Posted: 03-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA. CB Richard Ellis released today the latest MarketView for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. OVERVIEWKing Abdullah’s recent pledge to spend 30% of the Kingdom’s annual economic output (approximately US$130 billion) on mass housing, job creation and training, unemployment benefits and a raft of other social and economic measures has been welcomed with great enthusiasm. However, as the supply and demand gap continues to widen in the housing sector, affordability remains the key deterrent for home ownership amongst Saudi nationals. Saudi Arabia has the largest re
Posted: January 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia's new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced alongside a cabinet shuffle.
Posted: January 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Often businesses will seek to explore the market through a partner or a third party with which employees are placed and through which they seek to operate in the Kingdom.
Posted: January 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The aim of this plan is to transform the Kingdom's investment landscape by further diversifying the economy
Posted: January 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. King Salman will keep Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi in his post, bolstering expectations that he will continue the policy of maintaining crude output to preserve market share.
Posted: January 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Oil prices rose after the death of Saudi Arabia's king added to the uncertainty in global oil markets, although the new ruler indicated immediately there would be no policy change.
Posted: January 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir, rapidly moving to forestall any fears of a succession crisis at a moment when Saudi Arabia faces unprecedented turmoil on its borders.
Posted: January 22, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. At no time since the API was introduced in 2002 by Saudi Arabia has the development of events in the region converged to create a new environment, making the API more relevant.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. Strong growth momentum in GCC countries continues, economic recovery in oil importers is on track; Oil exporters diversified their economies, but still heavily dependent on hydrocarbon sector in terms of budget and export revenues; Oil importers face higher risks of geopolitical tensions.
Posted: January 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL has released its Q4 2014 Riyadh Real Estate Overview; Lower oil revenues should have limited short term impact.
Posted: January 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. GCF is being staged at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh, January 25-27.
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. Joint study by Al-Sayedah Khadijah Bint Khawilid Center and Strategy& finds women have the opportunity to take on more active roles; Transition to third generation presents family businesses great opportunity to draw from the entire talent pool.
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. Second Global Talent Competitiveness Index ranks leading economies on their ability to attract and retain talent; UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia ranked in top 35 for ability to grow, attract and retain talent; Switzerland and Singapore top global rankings
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. 61% feel they deserve to work in a higher level position, and 50% state that a key reason for seeking employment is to be financially independent.
Posted: January 20, 2015
UAE. Middle Eastern investment banking fees reached US$147 million during Q4 2014; Value of announced M&A transactions with Middle Eastern involvement reached US$22.7 billion during Q4 2014.
Posted: January 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Net income dropped to 4.36 billion riyals (US$1.16 billion) from 6.16 billion riyals a year earlier, the Riyadh-based company said. Sales slipped 10% to 43.4 billion riyals.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 1, 2015
UAE. Latest report highlights need for companies to seize merger and acquisition opportunities created by lower oil prices.
date:Posted: February 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. January proved to be another difficult month for commodities as the trend of falling prices amid rising supply resulted in a 7th consecutive monthly fall for the Bloomberg Commodity index.
date:Posted: January 31, 2015
QATAR. In the end, monetary policy can be powerful in the short-term but is unlikely to change the long-term predicament of the Euro Area. The ECB may succeed in preventing prolonged deflation from taking hold, but this is a not a sufficient condition for sustainable growth.
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