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: April 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. SAGIA announced in early 2016 their plan to focus on priority sectors identified as having a direct impact on economic and human development, including healthcare.
Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. Company strengthens presence in the region with five new deals and five openings in 2016 across the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Posted: April 27, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Although this represents positive news, the key will be the materialization of infrastructure projects and utilizing white lands to reverse the recent slowdown.
Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. TIME to operate hotels in Riyadh and Al Qurrayat and provide consultancy services on hotel portfolio.
Posted: April 26, 2016
The residential and hotel market experienced a general slowdown, while the office and retail segments witnessed some marginal growth, according to JLL's Q1 2016 Riyadh Real Estate Outlook
Posted: April 21, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The Riyadh CEC contains the latest state-of-the-art technology in visual collaboration from Cyviz; New centre part of company's strategic global expansion.
Posted: April 18, 2016
UAE. The disagreement is mainly due to Tehran's resistance to the idea of an output freeze; Saudi Arabia is not willing to do a deal without Iran's participation as this could ignite a market share war.
Posted: April 18, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Eight Saudi entrepreneurs from different sectors shortlisted; Winner to represent Saudi Arabia at World Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) award in Monte Carlo.
Posted: April 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. New report focuses on changing face of luxury, with a younger generation of UHNWI increasingly focused on pursuing rare, tailored experiences over accumulating replicable "things."
Posted: April 16, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. There have been misconceptions on the ability of women to work in the Kingdom and it is important to note that the amended labour law has a number of provisions which are expected to encourage women working.
Posted: April 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Despite the impact of low oil prices and civil unrest on many countries in the Middle East, a number of economies have a favourable long-term growth outlook, including the UAE, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.
Posted: April 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. NanoMech uses nanotechnology to develop advanced products for industrial and mechanical applications - such as lubricants, coatings and specialty chemicals.
Posted: April 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The downward revision of Fitch's oil price assumptions for 2016 and 2017 to US$35/b and US$45/b, respectively, has major negative implications for Saudi Arabia's fiscal and external balances.
Posted: April 13, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The aim of the Summit, held from 2-3 May 2016, is to help healthcare professionals reduce errors, increase precision and improve outcomes through novel approaches to treatment and intervention.
Posted: April 12, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. PwC held a workshop in Saudi Arabia to update businesses in the GCC on the latest VAT developments and implications related to its introduction.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 2, 2016
QATAR. The government intends to support the private sector in a comprehensive manner by allowing private sector insurance companies to provide healthcare insurance cover for everyone.
date:Posted: May 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In the grand scheme of geopolitics, over time the role of individuals is largely washed out - to be overly simplistic, the individuals rarely matter.
date:Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Average villa yields of 4.7% and apartments at 7.5% put affordable units at top of investor and tenant wish list; villa and apartment sales remain flat with prices down just 1.1% and 0.7% respectively, according to Chestertons MENA latest report.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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