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: 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.
Posted: December 10, 2016
UAE. Fintech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic banking customers by 2021, says EY; The GCC region's share of participation banking increased to 72%; Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets.
Posted: December 8, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. As of December 23, 2016, flynas will launch four flights from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam to Abu Dhabi International Airport, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Posted: December 5, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The youth platform dedicated to training and motivating entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region will take off on Wednesday 7 December in Riyadh.
Posted: December 4, 2016
UAE. The upward trend was followed by Qatar +2.05% then Egypt +1.72% and Dubai and Abu Dhabi +1.11% and +0.84% respectively.
Posted: December 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Despite experiencing 30% growth in the last five years, e-commerce upside potential in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains huge according to a BCG report.
Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Low oil prices have taken their toll on economic growth and government spending, which is affecting certain sectors, especially those dependent on government spending.
Posted: November 30, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Andrew Liveris delivers remarks reconfirming Dow's commitment to the region.
Posted: November 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Biggest ever Dell EMC Forum brings together 2000 senior business and IT leaders from across the Kingdom.
Posted: November 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "Despite the slower growth across the region, there is still a great opportunity for the EM12 compared to developed markets, since there is more room for expansion and business models remain more profitable."
Posted: November 27, 2016
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly report: Volatile week expected as OPEC meets in Vienna.
Posted: November 27, 2016
UAE. To achieve a sustainable advantage companies in the region must focus on strengthening their operational, commercial and innovation prowess.
Posted: November 24, 2016
UAE. The issue tackles several hot topics: from disruptive innovation in Islamic Finance and medical tourism in the UAE to maximizing value in a family business, and nationalization of the Saudi workforce.
Posted: November 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. "Dow has been a strategic partner in Saudi Arabia for nearly four decades and is the largest foreign investor in the country."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 27, 2017
UAE. Significant engagement gaps found in key areas, including mentorship, appreciation, and cooperation with colleagues, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group.
date:Posted: February 24, 2017
UAE. Bond yields in the region likely to increase; Healthcare to receive highest volume of investments amongst non-oil sectors; the Trump administration's energy agenda will have biggest impact on the region.
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.
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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