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: July 6, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. 50-50 joint venture; The aggregate purchase price for the technology and plant is approximately US$640 million.
Posted: July 3, 2015
UAE. The Middle East real estate market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, with foreign developers injecting billions of dollars in residential, office/commercial, retail and hospitality segments.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Carmudi analyses the fuel price and general affordability of petrol in eighteen emerging markets; Prices in the oil-wealthy Middle East are incredibly low.
Posted: June 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The deal consist arranging debt and equity financing to acquire 30 Airbus aircraft of A320-200 model and 20 aircraft of A330-300 model to be leased to SAUDIA.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. The findings serve as a performance indicator on the pace and pattern of regional economic growth and seek to benchmark MEA against developed countries.
Posted: June 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City; Investment of more than 350 million euros represents both the largest industrial investment and largest "over the fence" hydrogen contract of the Group.
Posted: June 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL and Jeddah Chamber of Commerce sign Memorandum of Understanding to collect and share data on the retail sector in Jeddah.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. Commercial subsector production expected to slow to 3% growth in 2015; Increase in UAE and Saudi defence spending amid global sector revenue decline.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. KSA insurers rate "business taking ownership of risk" as the top challenge to strengthening the risk culture; according to a survey conducted by EY and Munich Re.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. UAE new orders grow, and job creation hit three-month high in May 15; Saudi Arabia's output and new orders expanded, but the growth rate eased.
Posted: June 19, 2015
UAE. "The Middle East exhibits solid fundamentals and numerous specific companies deserve to be on investors' radars."
Posted: June 18, 2015
UAE. New study highlights the uptrends and downtrends in these emerging markets; The region is anticipated to witness around five per cent growth this year due to the gradual shift in investment to non-oil sectors.
Posted: June 18, 2015
UAE. Dubai and Abu Dhabi listed at 23rd and 33rd places respectively; Economic and political unrest challenge multinationals' planning for international assignments to compete globally.
Posted: June 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The popularity of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is growing across Saudi organizations, especially with the increasing number of offerings emerging from systems integrators and telcos, according to ICT consulting firm IDC.
Posted: June 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The long wait is over. Eligible foreign institutional investors are now allowed to start trading directly in listed shares on Saudi Arabia's local Tadawul stock market.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. The price action of Dubai's real estate market will be greatly influenced by the rate of completion of on-going projects. If the rate falls below 60%, the lopsidedness will cause prices to trend upwards.
date:Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. PA Consulting Group says failure to grasp how to communicate with this entrepreneurial group of people may threaten the survival of organisations reluctant to change; Three-point strategy to help regional employers avoid shortage of new talent in new era of digital revolution.
date:Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. Central Bank of Malaysia, one of the largest issuers of sukuk worldwide, stopped issuing earlier this year; The pullback saw total sukuk issuance drop by 42.5% compared with the same period a year earlier.
UAE. PA Consulting Group says failure to grasp how to communicate with this entrepreneurial group of people may threaten the survival of organisations reluctant to change; Three-point strategy to help regional employers avoid shortage of new talent in new era of digital revolution.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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