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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: March 23, 2015
UAE. "The company's plan (is) to continue expansion in attractive markets, mainly the Gulf region; in particular the Saudi market, and to study the expansion opportunities in other markets, taking into account the importance of the Egyptian market."
Posted: March 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Oil prices dropped over a percentage point after Saudi Arabia said that the market defined prices and the kingdom would not unilaterally cut its output to defend prices.
Posted: March 23, 2015
UAE. Middle East family businesses remain dynamic and resilient, with 79% recording growth in sales last year and 40% looking to achieve aggressive growth in the next five years; Succession is more hazardous than ever, with only 14% claiming to have a robust succession process, below the global average of 16%.
Posted: March 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Specialized exhibition offers direct links with KSA's key decision makers.
Posted: March 19, 2015
UAE. Concerns remain about the fuel for continued innovation and competitiveness according to Oliver Wyman / Zogby Research survey; the needs for investment, talent, research, and infrastructure are stubborn obstacles to innovation within Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait, and especially in the UAE.
Posted: March 17, 2015
UAE. Regardless of age and industry, the urge to learn is considerable in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a recent survey conducted by Bayt.com.
Posted: March 16, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. With two-thirds of Kingdom's population under 29, there is a growing need for the Millennial workforce to be trained in next-generation technology skills.
Posted: March 14, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "The importance of well-run and well-led boards today cannot be overstated. Best practices are critical as they help companies and family businesses accelerate board effectiveness."
Posted: March 14, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Geared to provide an even more robust measurement of shopping behaviour in the Kingdom, the expanded panel comprises 3,000 households, up from 2,000.
Posted: March 12, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "When you throw in geopolitics, technological advances, and changes in tax policy, one quickly realizes that nobody knows which way oil prices are heading."
Posted: March 10, 2015
UAE. Saudi looks to build on domestic and religious tourism; Planned and underway projects tally rises to 55 with top ten developments valued at almost US$11.6 billion.
Posted: March 10, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. SABIC commercially launched a new range of non-phthalate polymer products developed at its technology center in Riyadh to fulfill customer demands for advanced solutions in various segments such as hygiene fabrics, and flexible packaging.
Posted: March 7, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. More than 60% originate from Europe; Substantial numbers also coming from China, Russia, India, the Middle East (especially Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt and Turkey) and Africa.
Posted: March 5, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Prince Saud al-Faisal said the involvement of Iran alongside Shi'ite militias to retakeTikrit from ISIL was a "prime example" of what worries Saudi Arabia. He said Iran was taking over Iraq.
Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait all ranked in the top 10, with the three nations performing especially well on the basis of their propensity to spend on imported luxury goods and healthy appetite for premium travel.

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date:Posted: April 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "We think that sukuk issuers will likely list more of their sukuk on exchanges and that some regulators will start to accept sukuk as collateral for liquidity provisions."
date:Posted: April 1, 2015
UAE. Investment bank focused on emerging markets asserts that Dubai could also be a beneficiary, as multinational companies could use the emirate as their hub for Iran opportunities.
date:Posted: April 1, 2015
UAE. Last year marks the fourth consecutive year private equity limited partners have been cash flow positive, with payouts from a wide open exit channel exceeding new investments in a challenging deal environment.
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