Saudi Arabia

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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: October 21, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Napco National will meet with food and beverage manufacturers about packaging raw materials, lightweighting, and recyclability at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 in Dubai.
Posted: October 20, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. EY's VAT seminars attended by delegates from the private sector, aimed to better prepare businesses in Saudi Arabia across all sectors for the upcoming implementation of VAT.
Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. Partnership will share expertise, research and resources to serve UAE and Saudi markets
Posted: October 10, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Napco will display a wide range of food and beverage packaging, including specialty brands and sustainable packaging products at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 in Dubai.
Posted: October 10, 2017
UAE. Saudi Arabia gears up to drive startups to the next level at the Middle East and Africa's largest startup conference; Ecosystem heavyweights Wa'ed Ventures, Badir and more join 250 of the world's leading venture capitalists and innovation champions to redefine global startup agenda.
Posted: October 7, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The new startups have received logistic and advisory support from Badir Program and the necessary guidance for their growth and business development in the local market.
Posted: October 7, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Under the commercial partnership with DC Gruppe, which includes an office base in Saudi Arabia, Add Energy can now offer its technical know-how and specialised engineering solutions to the demanding Middle East market.
Posted: October 6, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The Kingdom's biggest digital transformation show yet will be held in Riyadh on 7th and 8th November 2017.
Posted: October 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ITFC and Egypt's Foreign Trade Training Center have collaborated in this tailored workshop to train traders in their exporting capacities, and open windows for international trade.
Posted: October 5, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman have priciest schools in the Middle East; Overwhelming majority of parents in UAE are demanding higher academic standards from schools; Renewed focus on early education as part of long-term aims to improve future success.
Posted: October 4, 2017
UAE. A special report by Al Masah Capital outlines growth drivers, performing segments, trends, investment opportunities, and key growth areas across the region.
Posted: October 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. This initiative aims to highlight the role of the Program and its interest in supporting technology startups and entrepreneurship in the Kingdom.
Posted: October 1, 2017
UAE. Riyad TAQNIA Fund lead funding round alongside MBRF; Investment will drive product and market expansion; Over US$35 million financed on Beehive since launch.
Posted: October 1, 2017
The MoU aims to enhance bilateral cooperation and encourage ambitious investments and innovative projects in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
date:Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. 65% of GCC CEOs are more optimistic than their global counterparts about disruption; 87% embrace disruption as being more of an opportunity than a threat.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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