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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014
Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia

On July 11, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has been one of the best performing G20 economies in recent years, and has supported the global economy through its stabilizing role in the global oil market. Generous financial assistance has also been provided to countries in the Middle East region and beyond. More…

USSABC Business Development Mission Testimonials

This past May, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council organized two successful business development missions to Saudi Arabia. To view testimonials from mission delegates, please click here.

Secretary of State Kerry Meets with
King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on June 27, 2014 to meet with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to discuss the latest developments in the region, the bilateral U.S.-Saudi relationship, and areas of mutual concern. The meeting was attended by H.R.H. Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense; H.R.H. Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Crown Prince and Second Deputy Prime Minister; H.R.H. Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs; as well as H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance; H.E. Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., and The Honorable Joseph Westphal, U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.  More...

USSABC Organizes Exclusive Networking
Event with Top SABIC Executives in Houston

On June 18, 2014, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) organized an exclusive networking program and presentation in Houston, Texas, with the visiting delegation of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) executives, including Eng. Mohamed Al-Mady, SABIC Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and USSABC Co-Chairman, and senior executive vice presidents. More than 100 top-level executives attended the program, as it served to bring together manufacturers and suppliers of petrochemicals and plastics to discuss opportunities in the Saudi downstream chemicals sector. More...

Business Council Leads Delegation of
Saudi Entrepreneurs to the U.S.

On June 9-14, 2014, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) led the fourth visit of Saudi entrepreneurs from the Prince Salman Youth Center to the U.S.  The delegates visited Chicago, Illinois and San Francisco, California to learn about start-up activity and entrepreneurship academic programs and visit incubators, renowned entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and the headquarters of major U.S. corporations. Previous programs have visited Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, New York City, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, California, and Washington, D.C. Delegates have met with organizations such as Google, Inc, Oracle Corporation, Texas Medical Center, Trump Organization, Columbia Pictures, Khan Academy, LinkedIn Corporation, The Carlyle Group, KKR, and Harvard University, among others.

Read more about the delegation’s visit as featured in the Chicago Tribune, by clicking here.

Business Council Promotes Saudi Business
Opportunities at ProcureCon 2014

As part of an ongoing effort to expand trade and investment opportunities between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) participated in ProcureCon 2014 held in Richmond, Virginia on May 1, 2014. The event served to bring together high-level executives, senior government officials, small and medium-sized Virginia businesses, and trade entities to promote trade with Virginia businesses. The USSABC delivered a presentation during the event on the many opportunities available for U.S. businesses to partner with Saudi companies and invest in the market.  More...

Business Council Appoints New
Secretary-General and Executive Director in Riyadh

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Basheer Al-Ghuraydh has been appointed as the Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Business Council’s Riyadh Office. As the USSABC marks its 20th anniversary, Dr. Al-Ghuraydh will use his expertise in international trade and government affairs to spearhead the operations of Council’s Saudi-based office and lead the introduction and implementation of new member services.  More...


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USSABC Publications

A Business Guide to Saudi Arabia 2013

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) is pleased to present the A Business Guide to Saudi Arabia 2013.  Not only is the Guide the premier Saudi business resource, it is a quick reference tool and includes important information for American companies interested in entering the lucrative Saudi market. More…

News Bulletins

Ma’aden, Barrick Sign Partnership Agreement

Foster Wheeler Awarded Saudi Aramco Unconventional Gas Contract

Saudi Arabia Ranks 36th Globally for E-Governance

GE Opens Oil and Gas Manufacturing Facility in Saudi Arabia
- See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/details.cfm?id=1569#.Uzxpt23wqRM
Hill International Awarded Extension Contract for KAFD - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/details.cfm?id=1524#.UoPVDz-Mmng

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Upcoming Events

Saudi Mega Projects and Infrastucture
September 15-17, 2014
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Pennsylvania International Week
September 15-26, 2014
Various Cities

September 27-October 1, 2014
New Orleans, LA

C3 US-Arab Business Summit
October 6, 2014
New York, NY

Medtrade Exhibition and Trade Show
October 20-23, 2014
Atlanta, GA

Greenbuild Conference and Exhibition
October 22-24, 2014
New Orleans, LA

23rd Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference
October 28-29, 2014
Washington, DC

Saudi Power and Water Forum
December 1-3, 2014
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

POWER-GEN International
December 9-11, 2014
Orlando, FL

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Last Updated July 22, 2014
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