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: May 16, 2018
UAE. The Awards Programme recognised 30 companies demonstrating Transformational Growth across industry sectors.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. Global defense subsector to grow at a rate of 3.0% from 2017-2022; M&A globally drives expansion, with greater than two-fold increase in deal value over the last year.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. Economic and sustainable development targets set by Saudi government for 2030 open new opportunities in the development and energy sectors.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. GCC K-12 private education market is expected to double from US$13 billion to US$26 billion by 2023, driven by significant growth in KSA and opportunistic growth in UAE.
Posted: May 9, 2018
UAE. Survey finds Arab youth overwhelmingly back Mohammed Bin Salman's move to allow Saudi women to drive and fully support his anti-graft crackdown; Majority of Arab youth say Daesh (ISIS) and its ideology are heading for total defeat.
Posted: May 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Findings from 10th Annual ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth survey released.
Posted: May 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. A contraction in new orders, easing job creation and softer output growth contributed to the slowdown.
Posted: May 7, 2018
UAE. Agreements will result in the introduction of an advanced Baggage Handling System at Dammam's King Fahd International Airport.
Posted: May 4, 2018
UAE. Banks' asset growth remains robust at 4.4%; Overall net profit increased 6.7% year-on-year; Non-performing loan (NPL) ratio for the GCC banking sector reduced by 0.3% to 3.2%.
Posted: May 3, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. New strategy seeks to invest in "high potential" technology startups with a focus on the program's incubated or graduated companies.
Posted: May 3, 2018
UAE. Saudi Arabia led the MENA IPO activity in volume and value; REITs dominate IPO listings in first quarter with five deals; IPO outlook for UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt is strong.
Posted: May 1, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. In the next decade, Saudi Arabia aims to expand the size and scale of its financial services sector such that it becomes the region's primary market.
Posted: May 1, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. A two-day training program at the headquarters of the Institute of Finance in Riyadh on May 2-3, 2018 to better understand and develop new solutions for the evaluation of innovative technology startups.
Posted: April 30, 2018
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report's expectations for this week: A range bound trading activity, with investors monitoring the release of 1Q earnings.
Posted: April 25, 2018
Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) is the largest regular economic survey of accountants around the world, in terms of both the number of respondents and the range of economic variables it monitors.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
date:Posted: May 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. New research shows trust in organizations is diminished as consumers believe businesses don't know how to protect their data.
date:Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. Over the last 6-12 months there has been a reversal of trends from off-plan to ready units as money flows switch from the former to the latter; There has been a slump in off-plan sales; Ready transactions remain stable.
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