Saudi Arabia Articles & Analysis

2016 witnessed the launch of the Kingdom’s historic Vision 2030 and the accompanying National Transformation Programme, both of which call for a major overhaul of the state’s economic apparatus and envision a more open market framework and more dynamic, private sector-led growth moving ahead.

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Chapter | The Guide from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

The guide contains listings of some of the leading hotels and resorts in Saudi Arabia and contacts for important government offices and services. It also contains useful tips and information for first-time or regular and business and leisure visitors alike.

Chapter | Table of Contents from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

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Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

This chapter contains an overview of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate, including a breakdown of new company and investment reguations and a look at the increasing emphasis on corporate governance.

This chapter contains a viewpoint from Zeyad Khoshaim, Managing Partner, Khoshaim & Associates.

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

This chapter contains an overview of the tax framework in which local and foreign investors operate, including a rundown of the restructuring efforts currently under way at the department of tax and an outline of the set timeframe for the introduction of value-added tax.

This chapter contains a viewpoint from Riyadh Al Najjar, KSA Country Leader, PwC.

Chapter | Tourism from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

With the holy cities of Makkah and Medina attracting millions of pilgrims every year, the bulk of Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry remains concentrated in these two areas. The seasonal nature of many pilgrim visits has historically presented a challenge to the country’s tourism authorities, and as a result various plans and initiatives have been designed in recent years to drive tourism...

Chapter | Health & Life Sciences from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

Public and private sector investment in Saudi Arabia’s health care industry continues to be fuelled by the growing demands of a rising population and the increasing prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases. Although the 2016 health care budget was down on the historic high of 2015, industry players are confident of changes to enhance efficiency and promote better allocation of resources, as...