• Industry

    Many emerging markets are working to build their manufacturing sectors to maximise the value of their natural resources. OBG provides an overview, highlighting key areas for investment. Typical industries covered include agro-food, automotive, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
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The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are presenting emerging markets with opportunities such as improved productivity, as well as risks, namely reshoring and the...

 

With record public expenditure of SR1.1trn ($293.3bn) in 2019 and government stimulus packages for the private sector, schemes devised under Vision 2030 to boost employment levels of Saudi workers and create new opportunities for local businesses look set to bear fruit. A range of planned infrastructure projects are set to begin construction....

 

In order to achieve its objectives of broadening the energy mix and diversifying the economy away from oil dependence, the government is pursuing reform of the energy sector. Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s long-term economic diversification and development programme, foresees a greater role for the private sector in the provision of electricity...

 

Saudi Arabia has no permanent running surface water and experiences an average of 100 mm of rainfall per year, with this largely concentrated in the south-western mountains during the summer months. Traditionally, the country relied on wells drilled into non-renewable subterranean aquifers and surface run-off for its freshwater needs, and the...

 

The comprehensive reforms taking place across Saudi Arabia’s economy include strategies to nurture the development of a broader industrial sector, while also improving the employment prospects and living standards of citizens. Particular focus is being paid to industries that can provide opportunities for young Saudi citizens and residents of...

 

How will connecting Saudi electricity networks to neighbouring countries affect efficiency?