Saudi Arabia

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 30, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The speed at which the law has been approved emphasises the importance of addressing the current shortage of housing at the highest levels of government.
Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
Posted: November 26, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. ACCA bought together business leaders at a critical time to look at where businesses should be in their preparations and of which issues they should be aware.
Posted: November 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The joint initiative aims to promote and foster the development of the domestic venture capital market in Saudi Arabia
Posted: November 21, 2015
UAE. Despite the associated challenges with the recent oil price volatility, the forecast for the petrochemicals remains positive, due to attractive investment environments, government commitment and future demand.
Posted: November 20, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "For the industry, the global outlook is strong," Yousef A. Al-Benyan said; SABIC projects Ethylene demand growing three percent annually between now and 2035.
Posted: November 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Ajeer is designed to regulate and document the temporary work of foreign employees working for non-sponsors. It is an electronic system that is still in its initial stages.
Posted: November 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Russia's central bank recently warned about the growing financial risks to the Russian economy from Saudi Arabia encroaching upon its traditional export market for crude oil.
Posted: November 18, 2015
UAE. Despite global economic uncertainties, GCC countries are better-placed than many parts of the world. They can expect continued strong, if slightly slower, growth going into 2016 according to a new ICAEW report.
Posted: November 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. 31 major debt deals completed in 2015, excluding sovereign issuance; Largest deal was Aster DM Healthcare's acquisition of 57% stake in Sanad Hospital; Saudi debt deals, excluding sovereign issuance, totalled US$ 32.4bn in Q1-Q3.
Posted: November 17, 2015
UAE. 70% of UAE respondents saw the M&A deal pipeline improving, compared to 14% in April; Largest M&A transaction was Saudi Arabian Oil Company's acquisition of Lanxess.
Posted: November 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The first three Metropolis trainsets will be delivered to in 2017; The train is driverless and is 100% motorized.
Posted: November 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Online trading platforms and Arabic website prove key factors in prestigious accolade at the 8th Saudi Money Expo.
Posted: November 13, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The primary focus will be to strengthen Orbital ATK's existing alliances in the country and collaborate with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to help it realize its self-sufficiency objectives in national security, defence and training.
Posted: November 13, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Jeddah hosts Saudi International Sport & Fitness Exhibition in November.


date:Posted: November 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The aggressive 5% sell-off in the Shanghai Composite Index on Friday presented risks to the market and weighed on both European and US futures as last week drew to a conclusion.
date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. S&P Survey - conducted by Gallup, GFLEC, and World Bank - finds major deficiencies globally in understanding of savings and borrowing; GCC has large financial literacy gaps across income and education.
date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. Union Bancaire Privée: 2016 will be about the search for modest growth, while Fed fund rates will be hiked for the first time since 2007; While the US is further along into its recovery, Europe and Japan are only in the early stages.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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