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: July 3, 2015
UAE. The Middle East real estate market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, with foreign developers injecting billions of dollars in residential, office/commercial, retail and hospitality segments.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Carmudi analyses the fuel price and general affordability of petrol in eighteen emerging markets; Prices in the oil-wealthy Middle East are incredibly low.
Posted: June 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The deal consist arranging debt and equity financing to acquire 30 Airbus aircraft of A320-200 model and 20 aircraft of A330-300 model to be leased to SAUDIA.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. The findings serve as a performance indicator on the pace and pattern of regional economic growth and seek to benchmark MEA against developed countries.
Posted: June 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City; Investment of more than 350 million euros represents both the largest industrial investment and largest "over the fence" hydrogen contract of the Group.
Posted: June 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL and Jeddah Chamber of Commerce sign Memorandum of Understanding to collect and share data on the retail sector in Jeddah.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. Commercial subsector production expected to slow to 3% growth in 2015; Increase in UAE and Saudi defence spending amid global sector revenue decline.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. KSA insurers rate "business taking ownership of risk" as the top challenge to strengthening the risk culture; according to a survey conducted by EY and Munich Re.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. UAE new orders grow, and job creation hit three-month high in May 15; Saudi Arabia's output and new orders expanded, but the growth rate eased.
Posted: June 19, 2015
UAE. "The Middle East exhibits solid fundamentals and numerous specific companies deserve to be on investors' radars."
Posted: June 18, 2015
UAE. New study highlights the uptrends and downtrends in these emerging markets; The region is anticipated to witness around five per cent growth this year due to the gradual shift in investment to non-oil sectors.
Posted: June 18, 2015
UAE. Dubai and Abu Dhabi listed at 23rd and 33rd places respectively; Economic and political unrest challenge multinationals' planning for international assignments to compete globally.
Posted: June 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos, according to ICT consulting firm IDC.
Posted: June 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The long wait is over. Eligible foreign institutional investors are now allowed to start trading directly in listed shares on Saudi Arabia's local Tadawul stock market.
Posted: June 16, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Award by Banker Middle East is based on a peer-vote process and signifies the firm's exceptional ability to innovate and create new products and services.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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