Footprints on the sands of time – change in Saudi Arabia

In a time of momentous change in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is now King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his son, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who are leaving their footprints on the ‘sands of time’. Those unfamiliar with Saudi will no doubt be unaware of the pace of change – the…
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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.