This is my last article of 2019. Personally, I believe it was the busiest year in terms of business activities, reforms, new laws, local and international events in our recent history.
December 29, 2019
With the end of 2019 on the horizon, I would like to list my observations, as well as my own experience, concerning Saudi Arabia’s attractiveness to foreign direct investments (FDIs).
December 08, 2019
Yesterday marked the fifth anniversary of King Salman’s ascension to the throne.
The Kingdom has made remarkable and unprecedented political, social, economic and developmental achievements since King Salman started his rule on Jan. 23, 2015.
December 01, 2019
On April 25, 2016, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced that the Kingdom would sell less than 5 percent of oil giant Saudi Aramco’s shares via a partial IPO: “If 1 percent of Aramco is offered to the market, just 1 percent, it will be the biggest IPO on earth.”
November 16, 2019
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a pivotal role in any economy, generating jobs and contributing to growth. Saudi Arabia has long realized the importance of providing a nurturing environment to these entities.
October 12, 2019
Last week I was invited to participate in a workshop chaired by Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan, who is CEO of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) and the president of the B20, a group of businessmen and CEOs representing the 20 countries of the annual G20 summit.
September 22, 2019