• 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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Looking forward to 2032, the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) estimates that 13-14% of Saudi Arabia’s power will be generated by nuclear reactors, and an eventual goal has been set of supplying 17.6 GW of power to the national grid. In addition, the Kingdom hopes that this investment will not only help meet growing...

 

Saudi Arabia’s efforts to alter its energy mix should see major investments in renewable sources. At the forefront of recent moves in the sector are solar and wind projects, with Khalid Al Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources, announcing in early 2017 that at least 10 GW would be generated from both energy sources by 2023...

Chapter | Security, Defence & Aerospace from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2018

With the creation of a new defence holding company and clauses requiring that local manufacturing and job creation be written into new contracts with international suppliers, the Kingdom’s aerospace, defence and security sector is primed for growth. The defence and security market in Saudi Arabia is among the most lucrative in the world, as exemplified by the more than $110bn worth of defence...

Chapter | Utilities from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2018

These are crucial times for Saudi Arabia’s power and water sectors as both move through a process of major reform. Privatisation is at a more advanced stage in water than in power, but the next few years should see substantial change in both markets, providing significant opportunities for investors. Projects that use a wider range of energy sources are also in the planning and development...

2017 proved a momentous year for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the various strategies related to the country’s Vision 2030 and National Transformation Plan 2020 started to take shape.

 

As the largest country in Africa, and home to a variety of topographies and geologies, Algeria is rich in substantial mineral reserves. These are currently underutilised, as the sector has attracted little investment in recent decades. According to figures cited in local press, around 60% of the country has not been properly explored. Algeria’...