Tender going out for huge ‘Land Bridge’ railway project in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Railways Company CEO Bashar Al Malik has announced this week that the country is planning to issue tenders for its long-delayed Land Bridge railway project linking the Red Sea port of Jeddah with the Arabian Gulf and the capital Riyadh by early 2018. He said the firm had seen an encouraging response to an…
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200,000 Saudi Women now working in the retail sector

Times are changing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a recent report released by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development revealed last week that the number of Saudi female workers in the retail sector reached about 200,000, despite the difficulties facing the Saudization of the female workforce in this sector since 2011. It…
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VIDEO: September 2017 Saudi Market Update Webinar

AEI’s CEO delivers a full round up and market overview of Saudi Arabia in September 2017, after what has been over a year of whole scale change in the Kingdom.

Eid al-Adha Mubarak!

We would like to wish everyone celebrating Eid al-Adha a happy and a restful holiday! Eid holiday begins on Friday, September 1st and ends on Monday, September 4th. Most companies, including AEI, will be returning to work on Thursday 7th. However, some private sector companies, in line with the government, will remain closed until Sunday 10th…
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Free Webinar – Update from Saudi Arabia

As the DIT delivery partner here in Riyadh we are delighted to be offering another free webinar at 1500 (UK Time) on Wednesday 6th September 2017 for exporters who are seeking to develop business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In this webinar, we will provide an update on what has been a very busy…
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AEI Saudi Keynote Speaker at DSEI 2017

We are delighted to announce that AEI has once again been selected as a Keynote Speaker for DSEI 2017. Adam and Stuart will be taking to the stage on Wednesday 13th September at 10am following the address by Sir Michael Fallon, the UK Secretary of State for Defence. The seminar will provide analysis and insight…
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It’s Official… again!!

British

We are pleased to announce that the partnership agreement to support British exporters between the Department for International Trade (DIT) and AEI Saudi has been renewed for another year. ‘I am pleased to announce the extension of the agreement with AEI for another twelve months. We have been very happy with the breadth and quality…
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Saudi Gov Extends Eid Holidays

The Saudi Government has now confirmed that the dates for the Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector will start on Wednesday 21st June and end on the 8th of July with employees returning to work on the 9th of July. During this period all government offices are expected to be closed and this includes Saudi embassies around the world….
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Ramadan Kareem!

On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, we would like to extend our very best and warmest wishes to all our clients, partners and staff at this special time of year. Wishing you all the blessings of the holy month!