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: November 17, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Financial guarantees are specific to the beneficiaries of the Ministry of Housing Eskan projects.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. The massive investment is being made in anticipation of a surge in passenger traffic, along with more than US$100bn-worth of airport projects that are currently underway and planned across the Middle East.
Posted: November 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The pilot plant is the latest in a series of investments being made by SABIC at the Brightlands Chemelot R&D and manufacturing campus in Sittard-Geleen.
Posted: November 16, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The Authority is looking to promote KSA's exports in construction and building materials to the regional and international markets.
Posted: November 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. EY MENA holds insurance seminar in Jeddah to share best practices and strategies with local insurers.
Posted: November 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The summit is designed to discuss the future of Kingdom's trade developments.
Posted: November 14, 2016
UAE. Al Masah Capital reports on an eventful week as global markets continue to react to the new American order of power.
Posted: November 1, 2016
UAE. ARTAR showcases Downtown Dubai residential tower at Cityscape Jeddah and says developers must be honest, practical over completion dates.
Posted: October 30, 2016
UAE. Al Masah Capital regional stock market report: October trend lines stayed the same with buyers focused predominately on Saudi and Egypt as well as potential oil deal and value buying, allowing Saudi to gain 5% on the month.
Posted: October 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The resolutions do not affect the private sector and whilst some of the press coverage of these changes may have confused private sector employers, the Ministry of Labour has recently moved to clarify the position.
Posted: October 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. ARTAR Real Estate Development gives visitors to Cityscape Jeddah unique interior inspection of future homes.
Posted: October 26, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabian capital is also ranked the second most popular destination in Middle East and Africa, with the city projected to receive 4.59 million visitors in 2016.
Posted: October 25, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Annual October initiative to increase awareness of early breast cancer detection and screening in the GCC area.
Posted: October 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The construction industry will need to step up its search for sustainable solutions -- both for materials and for innovative techniques.
Posted: October 24, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The Abdul Latif Jameel Corporate Headquarters building is envisaged as an open-plan, social office that will house 2,300 staff when completed.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
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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