Time in Riyadh: Time in Washington:
RSS Twitter LinkedIn

King Abdullah Makes Series of
New Government Appointments

On December 8, 2014, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah appointed new ministers across an assortment of ministries. The appointments mark the biggest cabinet reshuffle in years as ministers were appointed for health, Islamic affairs, higher education, transportation, agriculture, communications and information technology, culture and information, and social affairs in the lead-up to the announcement of the 2015 budget.  More...
 

H.R.H. Prince Miteb Makes Historic Visit to the U.S. to Hold Talks with President Obama and Key Government Leaders

H.R.H. Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah, Minister of the National Guard, has traveled to the U.S. on a historic official visit to meet with President Barack Obama and high-level government leaders, including Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. The purpose of the visit is to discuss the ongoing strategic U.S.-Saudi relationship that spans 8 decades, as well as regional security in the Middle East.
 

Business Council, RCY Introduce Saudi Market
Opportunities at Exclusive Roundtable Discussion

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) and the Royal Commission at Yanbu (RCY), the master planner and managing authority for Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Industrial City, held an exclusive roundtable in Houston, Texas on November 4, 2014. Hosted by H.E. Dr. Alaa Nassif, CEO of RCY, the program served as a forum to share market information, address concerns, and engage in dialogue with a select group of companies who are involved in target industries that Yanbu would like to support and grow in the Kingdom. These included companies in industries such as chemicals and plastics, packaging, desalination, automotive, fabricated metals, specialized glass and logistics.  More...
 

Kingdom Ranks ahead of Major Economies
in Ease of Doing Business

According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency report released in October 2014, Saudi Arabia ranks as the 49th most business-friendly country out of 189 economies.  Although dropping five positions from the previous year, Saudi Arabia has continued to maintain a strong environment for business and investment across a number of the report’s cateogories.  By comparison, Saudi Arabia holds more favorable rankings than major emerging global economies with Brazil 120th, Russia 62nd, India, 142nd, and China 90th. With an overall distance to frontier score (DTF) of 69.99, Saudi Arabia also ranked well above the Middle East and North African average DTF of 59.23.  More...


 

 

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

Visa Facilitation Services

USSABC Publications

A Business Guide to Saudi Arabia 2013

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) is pleased to present 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
Abdulla Fouad Group Expands Operations in Saudi Energy Market - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/details.cfm?id=1626#.VEkOtWd308Q
Abdulla Fouad Group Expands Operations in Saudi Energy Market - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/details.cfm?id=1626#.VEkOtWd308Q
Jacobs Signs Agreement with MODON to Design Industrial Cities - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/details.cfm?id=1627#.VElB42d308Q
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record
NCB Breaks Middle East IPO Record

Saudi Aramco, Exxon Mobil Join Venture Completes Desulphurization Project

Honeywell Aerospace Signs Contract with Saudi Oger

SABIC and Aramco Agree on Stadium Deal

NCB Capital Wins Best Research House Award in the Euromoney Middle East Research Poll - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/#.VIB-lbHuOTk
SABIC Polymers Chief Elected World Plastics Council Chairman - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/#.VIB-lbHuOTk
SABIC Polymers Chief Elected World Plastics Council Chairman - See more at: http://www.us-sabc.org/custom/news/#.VIB-lbHuOTk
spacer
Sadara to be Operational in 2015
spacer
Sadara to be Operational in 2015
spacer
Sadara to be Operational in 2015
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

More News Bulletins ...

Upcoming Events

Global Competitiveness Forum
January 25-27, 2014
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit
March 23-24, 2015
Washington, DC

New Members

 


Last Updated December 16, 2014
©2014 U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council