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: February 23, 2017
UAE. Arab Reading Index dispels widespread inaccurate statistics, which placed reading levels in the region much lower than they really are.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. New MEED Insight report shows how lower oil prices have reshaped Middle East investment strategies in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects.
Posted: December 30, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The shortlisted teams will now take part in a two-week mentorship programme where they will receive hands-on training in aviation, innovation and business planning.
Posted: December 30, 2016
UAE. Egypt on a different trajectory with gains of 9.7%, followed by Qatar +2.0% and Bahrain +0.9%; Firmness in oil may act as a catalyst as we move into 2017.
Posted: December 22, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Deloitte holds annual seminar in Saudi Arabia on income tax and zakat along with other updates relating to the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting concept currently being discussed by the OECD for development of country-by-country reporting frameworks.
Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. PwC Middle East releases report on the Middle East's shopping habits; Online retail, rise of millennial shoppers and social media are disrupting the face of Middle Eastern retail.
Posted: December 19, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The solution is designed to enhance the healthcare experience at KAMC for patients, and improve collaboration and communication channels for teams.
Posted: December 18, 2016
UAE. The momentum stalled as profit taking and greater caution prevailed. Only Kuwait and Qatar could generate any meaningful gains going up 1.4% and 1.7% respectively.
Posted: December 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Provides local repair capability for components used on F-15, AH-64, UH-60, and C-130.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. The market is expected to record at best US$120 billion worth of contract awards in 2016, down at least a third on 2015 levels, according to a report by MEED Insight.
Posted: December 14, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Low cost Saudi carrier carried nearly 550,000 passengers in November 2016.
Posted: December 14, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) is an investor-led fund that will finance emerging energy breakthroughs to deliver affordable and reliable energy with the goal of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions to near-zero.
Posted: December 12, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Company awarded a contract to carry out testing and analysis on construction materials to be used for the Riyadh Metro Lines 1 and 2.
Posted: December 12, 2016
UAE. A combination of GCC governments healthcare expenditure and participation of private players, leads the industry towards a rapidly growing market sector.
Posted: December 12, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The fifth ArabNet Riyadh - the largest and most influential digital conference in the Kingdom - takes place from December 12-14, 2016.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Dubai strongly positioned as financial, retail, construction, and transportation services hub for the region, according to latest report from A. T. Kearney.
date:Posted: February 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Despite its starring role in business and everyday life, many economists openly question whether technology is visible in traditional economic metrics such as GDP, productivity, and corporate profits.
date:Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. New MEED Insight report shows how lower oil prices have reshaped Middle East investment strategies in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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