A Special Report by Invest Saudi - Winter 2020
In this fourth edition of “Investment Highlights” brought to you by Invest Saudi, we look back on a record-breaking year for investors in Saudi Arabia.
2019 saw investor interest in the Kingdom reach new heights, with momentum continuing to build in the run up to 2030. More than 150 major investor deals were signed by SAGIA throughout the year, and the number of new foreign companies establishing operations in Saudi Arabia was up 54% on 2018.
Drawn by the wealth of opportunity in untapped sectors and an ever more investor-friendly environment that’s being fostered through business-centric reforms, businesses from all over the world are coming to the Kingdom, with major new investors from countries such as India, UK, USA, Egypt, France, China, and many more.
Special features include opening remarks from Dr. Majid Al Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, and an exclusive interview with Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of the General Sports Authority.
In this report:
- 2019 in review
- New foreign investors figures
- Top countries of origin
- Timeline of pro-business reforms
- Major projects and opportunities