"Saudi Arabia" Essays and Research Papers

Saudi Arabia

I. Target Country Market: Saudi Arabia A. Geographic Characteristic Analysis Currency: Saudi Riyal (US$1 = SR3.745) Area: 2,149,690 Square Kilometers Location: Saudi Arabia, the largest country in the Middle East, occupies the greater part of the Arabian Peninsula and borders on both the Persian (Arabian) Gulf and the Red Sea. It faces Iran across the Gulf and borders Qatar and United Arab Emirates to the east, and Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea across the Red Sea to the west. In the south, it...

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is home of Islam and birthplace of the holy cities Mecca and Medinah. It is also one of the most richest country in the world, but also the most conservative and restrictive country (Middle East-Saudi Arabia). Saudi Arabia takes up much of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the Red Sea, Persian Gulf and a few other Middle East countries such as Iraq and Yemen. It is the largest country without a major river, but it does have alot of coastland. The country has very...

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Saudi Arabia

known by many Westerners for its oil production and, often, extremist beliefs of groups within the country. The country is Saudi Arabia, and though it is thought of by many as a rather backward country, Saudi Arabia has a rich history and culture, and it is a country that revolves around Islam and the worship of Allah as the one true God. For about fifteen hundred years, Saudi Arabia's history has centered on one major theme: Islam. Muhammad, the founder of Islam, was born around 570 A.D. in the...

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Saudi Arabia

lifestyles, but a land of great economic wealth. In the Middle East, lies Saudi Arabia, an extremely religious country. Saudi Arabia, with its capital Riyadh, dwells in the continent of Asia. Due to its religious based government, the major language spoken is Arabic, but the country also has many English speakers. The unusual characteristics give this place its special quality. Human interaction on the land of present-day Saudi Arabia dates back long ago. The vast deserts used to be lush green fields,...

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The Economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a powerful economy. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA),Saudi Arabia was the world's largest producer and exporter of total petroleum liquids in 2012, the world's largest holder of crude oil reserves, and the world's second largest crude oil producer behind Russia” ("Overview," 2013). The economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is built on several factors that have helped it to grow. It is also noted in the report, that Saudi Arabia has practically...

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Petroleum and Saudi Arabia

feedstock challenges could hem in the region's growth. Saudi Basic Industries Corp., or SABIC, the majority of which is owned by the Saudi Arabian government, has grown to 40.6 million metric tons of petrochemical production and sales of $9 billion in 2002 to become the 11th largest petrochemical producer in the world. Iran, through the government-owned National Petrochemical Co., has made its petrochemical industry a strong second to Saudi Arabia. Iranian petrochemical output was 12.5 million metric...

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Wome's Rights in Saudi Arabia

women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. This research will show how Saudi women can not complete simple daily activities because of their limited rights. I have conducted an online survey that showed what are the obstacles that Saudi women face. At the same time I received very shocking and surprising results which promise an upcoming brighter future for women’s rights. I interviewed Dr.Noura al-Ajlan a member in the Saudi Human Rights Organization, in order to explore the problem in Saudi Arabia. A- Introduction:...

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Consulting Services in Saudi Arabia

company acknowledge by working in verities countries and cultures that reinforces ability to attract new clients. Forth, meet the international growth demand for consulting services (Encyclopedia of Global Industries 2012). The target market is Saudi Arabia, it is one of the emerging economies (Alder Audit Bureau 2010). There are several motives to target this market. First, the strength of economy, it is the largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa, and the 19th largest economy around...

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Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia

Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia Being born and raised in America, I and many other Americans have been taught that we live in a country of freedom. Women and men are treated equally; every human being has rights, and you have the freedom to move at will and without restrictions. Women have come a long way in our country, gaining rights ever since the dawn of patriarchy and proving that they are just as good as men with the ability to think, speak, and act for themselves. However, discrimination...

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Saudi Arabia: History of Relationship to Us

Although the United Sates and Saudi Arabia present the United States and Saudi Arabia's relationship as excellent, there are actually two nations who have bitter disagreements but who allies through oil. The only thing that has held this alliance together is the US dependence on Saudi oil. The United States has felt and still fells that it is a necessity to have bases present in the Middle East to protect oil, and silently to protect Israel. The relationship began in 1933 when Standard Oil of California...

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Saudi Arabia Matrix

instructions, characteristics, prices… | All furniture features shall be detailed in the list. Drawings, instructions, characteristics, prices… | Furniture certification (Certificate of Origin) | One of both | One of both | Chamber of Commerce + Saudi Arabian Embassy | Commercial Issues: |   |   |   | Down payment | Put the money on a French account | Check everything with your French Bank, because our bank will contact them, in order to send them the money right after the acceptance of the...

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Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia | Saudi Arabian Social and Business Culture A Saudi Arabian Culture Overview Official name – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Population – 28, 686, 633 note: includes 5,576,076 non-nationals* Official Language – Arabic Currency – Saudi riyal (SAR) Capital city – Riyadh GDP – purchasing power parity $582.8 billion* GDP Per Capita - purchasing power parity $20,700* Overview A kingdom founded upon and unified by Islam, Saudi Arabia has fascinated travellers for centuries. From...

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Report on Business Culture in Saudi Arabia

Report on Business Culture in Saudi Arabia Executive summary: With the globalization of world business, Saudi Arabia has become an appealing market for foreign investors. But there has long been belief that the market of Saudi Arabia is difficult to develop and the culture there is inconsistent with the world. The problem of cross-cultural management arises as the cooperation between Saudi Arabia and its world partners continue to increase at an unprecedented rate. This paper analyses commercial...

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Water Consumption in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requires water for sustainable social and economic development. Given that the Kingdom boasts approximately 53 hectares of arable land (Library of Congress, 2006), it is important that the agricultural and industrial sectors as well as the rural and metropolitan population are well provided for with a consistent water supply. However, Saudi Arabia lies in the tropical and subtropical desert region of Asia. Therefore, kingdom is arid, thus receives little rainfall and...

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Domestic Helpers Banned in Saudi Arabia

Domestic Helpers Banned In Saudi Arabia In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements in Social Studies I- Philippine history. Table Of Contents Chapter I- Introduction A. Background of the study..............................................1 B. Statement Of the Problem...........................................2 C. Purpose Of the Study...................................................3 D. Significance of the Study.............................................4 E...

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Unemployment in Saudi Arabia

Unemployment in Saudi Arabia Abstract: We can state that the main goal of any development plan in any place in the world is securing jobs for citizens. In the kingdom, we are living through unprecedented growth. We have seven million foreigners and we rank second after the U.S. in remittances. Yet, 10 percent of Saudis are vying for getting the 2,000 riyals offered by the Hafez program for job-seeking citizens. In this research, we are going to discuss...

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The Rights of Women in Saudi Arabia

The Rights of Women in Saudi Arabia By Shanelle Topp “Women’s rights are human rights” is an important message which Plan Canada’s “Because I am a Girl” campaign has adopted. The rights of women around the world have an effect on everybody in the world, including males. According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2009 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranked 130th out of 134 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index in 2009 (Hausmann, Tyson, & Zahidi, 2009). In Saudi Arabia, women are often suppressed...

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Case Analysis Saudi Arabia

Case Analysis: Saudi Arabia 1. Definition of the problem/decision The problem in this case is about the Saudi Arabian government, which offers a possible business plan to the American company Skyblue. Skyblue is a commercial aircraft manufacturer based in Kansas, USA. Because of its great reputation of high-quality and state-of-the-art technology, the royal Saudi Arabian family announced the minister to talk with the executive vice president of Skyblue, Robert Auger. The minister told him that...

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Saudi Arabia

you? I am from Saudi Arabia and living in a new land where I have had to relearn everything. Have YOU ever wondered about my country? (Pause for few seconds) I am in America and it is wonderful, but, would you like to travel to Saudi Arabia? Many times I have longed for home. It is strange to go from your homeland to a foreign country. I am surviving in America and a visit home is not near in my future. Today, I am going to inform you about the country that I love so much, Saudi Arabia. I will tell...

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Lack of Water: A Crisis in Saudi Arabia and the World

of the most important potable water in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to Fischer (2011), said that even oil is not as valuable than water in the middle east, due to the saline water and climate change it has hyper-arid and endless desert. The aim of this report is to compare and recommend water provision method in arid region basis on cost and environmental impact for desalination water and water transport. 2. Background Saudi Arabia is located in the middle east and it is known of one...

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Global Business Cultural Analysis Saudi Arabia

Global Business Cultural Analysis: Saudi Arabia (This is an example. The subject and arrangement of your subheadings will vary widely, depending on your research, but you may use these as guides) A. Title page B. Abstract C. Introduction 1. Major Elements and Dimensions of Culture in Saudi Arabia 1.1 Communication 1.1.1 Verbal and nonverbal communication variables. (Babboush, 2011; Goldman, 2002) 1.1.2 Characteristics of the high-context communication style. (Stall, 2000; Berry & Crew...

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Marketing Female Fitness Equipment in Saudi Arabia

to a culture that is significantly different from the exporters own. When exporting from any ‘westernised’ countries such as England or America to eastern countries such as Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates the cultural differences to be considered are vast and incredibly crucial to their chances of success. Saudi Arabia is currently quite a lucrative and attractive market for investors, it is experiencing high economic growth due to its high domestic oil yield and it’s imports are at an all...

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Cultural Analysis of Saudi Arabia and New Zealand

different regions to learn, understand, embrace and respect every distinct culture element, so that to enhance cultural adaptability in business communication, therefore ensuring cooperation succeed. The following parts would be demonstrating Saudi Arabia and New Zealand two different cultures in terms of four dimensions: Individualism, power distance, uncertainty avoidance and masculinity. All this four dimensions could be explicitly displayed upon customs, language, religion, values and attitudes...

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Nurse Shortage in Saudi Arabia

Introduction Background The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has committed vast resources by allocating more than 13 percent of its annual budget in improving the Kingdom's medical care system, with the ultimate goal of providing free medical care for everyone. This commitment has been translated to more than 330 hospitals operated by the government and the private sector, with a capacity of more than 50,000 beds. Of these hospitals, 184 are run by the government, with more than 16 thousand doctors, 40...

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Saudi Arabia and Its Culture

Intercultural differences Saudi Arabia Value system: Society as a whole valued behavior displaying generosity, selflessness, and hospitality; deference to those above in the hierarchy of the family; freedom from dependence on others and mastery over one's emotions; and willingness to support other family members and assume responsibility for their errors. Chastity and sexual modesty were also very highly valued. Applied primarily to women, these values were not only tied to family honor...

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Arabian Oud: A Perfume Retailer From Saudi Arabia

to my dad who gave information about Saudi Arabia. dedication I dedicate this global marketing to myself, to our god ,family, friends and to our Professor Doc. Borres. Executive summary The following research paper focuses on the brand awareness of Arabian Oud, a perfume retailer from Saudi Arabia to help them identify and define marketing...

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Comparing the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Analyzing the U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia’s Special Relationship By Christopher Gooding Thesis: Both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are very similar in a number of ways; culturally, economically, and even in sharing the same traditions; however the way the countries are managed and the way of life in each is fundamentally different in numerous ways. Though Islamic royal families govern both, there are some key differences that also need addressing. Introduction: In order to be intuitive...

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The Life of Saudi Arabia

The Life Of Saudi Arabia The life of Saudi Arabia is a culture that is different than any country and Region. Saudi Arabia is located in the middle east on the other side of the world over 860,000 miles away from the U.S. The most common language for Saudi Arabia is Arabic (6 million) the other two are are spoken by Saudi’s Nejdi Arabic (8 million) and the Persian Gulf(1.5 million) Saudi Arabia has a religion than no other country has, there religion is Muslim anyone that doesn’t believe in Muslim...

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The Lack of Women Rights in Saudi Arabia

Rights in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is a monarchy that strictly obliges their citizens to comply with the constitution, with the laws of Islam as its foundation. However, the laws in Saudi Arabia were created in accordance to how the kingdom’s councils’ interpreted the Qur’an, Islam’s holy book. According to the council, equality between women and men is against the laws of God and the law of nature dictated by women’s physiology. These beliefs positioned women in Saudi Arabia subservient...

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Yes to Women Driving in Saudi Arabia

stirring in the heart of the Middle East is Saudi women's call for equal civil rights. Saudi Arabia is one of the hot spots where social implications affect not only the neighboring countries but further extend to the worldwide. Since the foundation of the Saudi government, the Saudi society experienced outstanding changes in the grounds of civilization, culture, education, and gender-based interactions (Al-Mohamed, 2007). Not so long time ago, if a Saudi national would like to walk in public in...

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Global Oil Market Before and After Oil Extraction in Saudi Arabia

Extraction in Saudi Arabia KHALED HAMED AL SHEHRI Contents Contents 2 INTRODUCTION 3 I. BACKGROUND 3 A.Exploring the Oil in KSA 4 B.Middle East Economy 5 II. GLOBAL MARKET 6 A.Global Market before and after Saudi Oil Exploration 6 B.Current Position of Global Oil Market 6 C.Worldwide Oil Consumption 7 1. Comparison between OECD and Non-OECD Countries 7 III SAUDI ARABIA ROLE IN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY 9 A.OPEC 9 B.Saudi Arabia role in OPEC 9 IV. IMPROVING SAUDI ARABIAN ECONOMY...

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Written Report Victoria Secret in Saudi Arabia

launch. V. Victoria Secret Saudi Arabia When you see women in Saudi Arabia, all in long black wrapper dresses, you would not guess that, underneath, many of them wear fancy, colorful underwear. So these women in Saudi Arabia would seem to be a natural target market for Victoria’s Secret. Except one big snag: Saudi culture does not permit open display of lingerie in a store. V.1 Problem Buying underwear is a nightmare for Saudi women. Since women salespersons...

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Annual Report of FDI: Saudi Arabia 2011

National Competitiveness Center NCC Annual Report of FDI   INTO SAUDI ARABIA   2011  Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) 12/11/2011 Page 1 of 4 National Competitiveness Center NCC 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 KSA : FDI Inflow & Stock 2005-2010 (Billions of dollars) Inflow Stock 110.1 73.5 50.7 33.5 12.1 2005 17.1 2006 22.8 36.5 32.0 142.4 170.4 28.0 2007 2008 2009 2010 KSA : FDI No. of Companies and Establishments 2000 - 2010 Green field ...

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Saudi Arabian Women

Saudi Arabian women should feel free about the way they present themselves in public places. There’re a lot of rules and regulations about what women can wear and do in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Women aren’t allowed to drive, they must always have a guardian, and there are separate buildings and lines for women and men. For example, women must cover her whole body in public and in front of men. In the essay “Saudis in Bikinis” by Nicholas D. Kristof, talks about a time where he was in Saudi Arabia...

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Debate: Closing Stores During Prayer time in Saudi Arabia

Many agree that stores and pharmacies and such in Saudi Arabia shouldn’t close during prayer time, and there are many reasons as to why they agree to such thing. On the other hand, many others disagree, and believe that the stores should in fact, close because of the religion, and again, many other reasons that will be discussed in this report. So, should stores open during prayer time? There are many reasons as to why stores should, in fact, open during prayer time. A few of those reasons are...

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the different between saudi wedding and american wedding

same. America and Saudi Arabia are big countries with unique customs and traditions. The difference between a Saudi wedding and an American wedding is like the difference between moonlight and sunlight. The wedding is an important event for all cultures. American culture and Saudi culture are different in preparation for the wedding, ceremony, and after the wedding. Preparation for the wedding is the busiest day for the bride’s and groom’s family in both cultures. In Saudi culture, organizing...

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Mtv Arabia

the world but to generate a very different experience for our brands depending on the local cultures. Now, another challenge for MTV has arise, Middle East region is the next target for MTV global expansion. Issue: MTV Network (MTVN) launched MTV Arabia on November 17, 2007. It is a partnership between Arabian Television Network (ATN) and MTV Network as an effort of its global expansion strategy. This is considered a really huge market. There are mainly three issues preventing a successful expansion...

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The Education System in Saudi Arabi

The education system in Saudi Arabia Education in Saudi Arabia is segregated by sex and divided into three separately administered systems: general education for boys, education for girls and traditional Islamic education (for boys). The Ministry of Education, established in 1952, presides over general education for boys, and education for girls comes under the jurisdiction of the General Presidency for Girls' Education. Both sexes follow the same curriculum and take the same annual examinations...

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Working Women in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are known as the biggest part of the population. Till 10 years ago women were not accepted as a part of the working community. This research demonstrates the lack of working sectors open to Saudi women, as well as the transportation issue, and peoples attitude towards employed women. The Kingdom has given priority to quantity and quality expansion of education in the last seven to five-years development plans. Despite the low percentage of Saudi women working in the labor...

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Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Kuwait: Geopolitically "Undeveloped"? Kuwait is a city that may not seem to have much to offer to the normal US citizen. Having traveled to many cities and different countries in my life, I know that personally Kuwait is a city that I never had the desire to ever want to visit. Kuwait is a city that has a small percentage of Arabic land and permanent crops, therefore agriculture is virtually nonexistent. But, it's not what's above ground that makes this small country a intricate...

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Saudi Arabia

Tour of the World Paper: Saudi Arabia This profile on Saudi Arabia is intended to provide important information on a number of relative subjects that will help you consider establishing a business or considering investing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula and occupies about 2, 149,690 square kilometers. It is the 13th largest country compared to the world and is slightly more than one-fifth the size...

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saudi arabia

Transportation in Arabia Introduction of petrodollar in Saudi Arabia has facilitated several mega infrastructure development projects within the country, especially the transport network which has in return supported different economic developments. The country has become in a position to boast an extensive transportation network such as road, rail, sea and air. Road transport: There are different forms of road in the country from eight laned roads to small two laned roads in rural areas. There...

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 1. What are some current issues facing Saudi Arabia? What is the climate for doing business in Saudi Arabia today? Well the to answer the first part of the question I would say that infrastructure is one of the big issues in Saudi Arabia. Most of the towns they have are as old and out dated. Also the old pipes in the city, the bad water works, terrible electricity, a lot of phone lines are not being updated enough to accommodate the growth of population and business there. For the...

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inequality in Saudi Arabia through the eyes of a young girl, who grew up in the Arab culture. This film portrays how religious tradition contributes to women’s stance in society through dressing, body language and the women’s role in the family. Granted, this film discusses men privilege, which is the inherent right of a man to do more things than a woman can. The movie was made in 2013 by the first Saudi female director named Haifaa Al-Mansour. This is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia...

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Ci Anwer

Question1: Cultural factors that might be important in a training program for food handlers at McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia are as below: Answer : A. Understanding of religious norms. For instance, Muslim in Saudi Arabia will only eat ‘Halal’ food. Thus, ‘Non Halal’ should not be sold at McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia. B. Getting to know the personality of them. The way of we need to treat them such as respect them and greeting them. C. Learn their language and communication style. It will be a...

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Describe the religious beliefs and practices in pre-Islamic Arabia.

In Arabia, the period before the emergence of Muhammad was a time of many different and varying religious practices. To understand the religious beliefs and practices of the time, it is necessary first to have some basic appreciation of Arabia as a whole. The Arabian Peninsula can be divided into two distinct climactic and geographical zones: North and South. In the South was an area along the coast of the Arabian Sea that received regular rain and was heavily populated by sedentary populations...

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Foreign Direct Investment

Factors Affecting Foreign Direct Investment Location in the Petrochemicals Industry, the case of Saudi Arabia By Fawaz Binsaeed 0531820 BBS Doctoral Symposium 23rd & 24th March 2009 1 Factors Affecting Foreign Direct Investment Location in the Petrochemicals Industry, The case of Saudi Arabia Abstract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an important source of capital and economic growth in developing countries. It provides a package of new technologies, management techniques...

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Women in Islam

Article Summary This article examines the issue of women’s rights in Islam by introducing Islam and women’s rights in several different Muslim countries, such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Indonesia. - The women in Islam are often viewed as a poor one, having to do whatever her husband, brother or father commands her to do. - This view is usually based on things picked up from what westerners see in the papers or on TV. - Not all Islamic countries follow the Qur’an and Ahadith...

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case study

Pruitt, how would you go about finding what the local business customs in Saudi Arabia are? What other environmental factors would you look for? How would you respond to them? Working practices in Saudi Arabia are heavily influenced by culture, so it is essential for Westerners doing business in the Kingdom to understand Saudi the personal manner in which they conduct their business. Preparation, and some basic knowledge of Saudi business culture, can make the difference between a successful business...

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Amazing Document

Riaz Date of Birth: 14th March 1989 Education: • BSc Honours degree From University of London (London school of economics)-(2009-2012) • IB diploma and High School Certificate (2005-2007) - British International School Jeddah (BISJ), Saudi Arabia “Continental School”. (34 points) • IGCSE certificates (equivalent to O levels) with 4 A’s and 3B’s (2003-2005) - BISJ. • Secondary education (1999-2003) - BISJ. • Primary education (1994-1998) - British International School, Doha...

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Jabwood International

international expansion into new markets specifically, Saudi Arabia and China to compensate for a decline in revenues. Problem Causes The Middle Eastern situation, specifically the uprising in Syria. The borders between Lebanon and Syria being closed causing the company’s main wood supplier TANITA to expand to other timber companies. Jabwood’s market share and sales volume had a drop of 20 %. Jabwood does not have any business in Saudi Arabia which has the Biggest Market in the Middle East for wood...

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Southwest Asia

million sq mi). Much of the region consists of flat plains or plateaus. Extensive desert areas stretch across the southern reaches, including the Libyan Desert and Arabian Desert in Egypt, the Rub‘ al Khali in southern Saudi Arabia, and the Syrian Desert at the junction of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq. Climate: Rainfall and temperature vary considerably across the Middle East and even within countries. While the desert regions of Iran may receive no rain at all for several years. Temperatures...

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------------------------------------------------- Natural resources Covering 2 million sq km, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is the largest country in the Middle East and the 14th largest country in the world. Saudi Arabia's size and geology make it rich in minerals, oil and gas, key raw materials for manufacturing and industrial development.  Saudi Arabia has the largest mineral deposits in the Middle East. In the west of the country, the Arabian Shield is a major source of precious and basic...

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Usama Bin Laden Biography

Usama bin Laden and His Selection Of Terrorism Usama bin Laden, born in 1957, comes from a wealthy Saudi Arabian family that owns a multinational construction business. He used his inherited wealth to finance Afghan forces fighting the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980's. After the 1991 Gulf War, he was distressed that Saudi Arabia allowed U.S. forces to remain in the Arabian Peninsula. To advance his agenda of expelling the U.S. from the Islamic world, he worked with...

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St. Augustine's Just War Theory and the Persion Gulf War

businesses and brutalized Kuwaiti civilians. Saudi Arabia began to fear that they may be invaded as well, and on August 7th they formally asked President Bush for US assistance. The US pledged to defend the Saudis, and to remove the Iraqis from Kuwait. Great masses of troops from many different nations were deployed in the Persian Gulf area. At 4:30 PM EST on January 16, 1991, the first aircraft with orders to attack Iraqi targets were launched from Saudi Arabia, marking the beginning of Operation Desert...

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Death Penalty

Iran (At least 94) Saudi Arabia (At least 86) United States (60) Pakistan (31) Yemen (24) Vietnam (21) Jordan (11) [change]Common reasons for execution It is common to have people executed for crimes like murder, but there are also other crimes that carry the death penalty. Some of these are: Bank robbery (Saudi Arabia) Kidnapping Trafficking with human beings (this is like slavery) (China) General robbery if at least one person dies (America) Rape (China, Saudi Arabia) Trafficking or...

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Saudi Arabia

cities for all Muslims are located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This country ,which has a strategic location between Asia and Africa, is the largest country in Middle East . Hundred years ago, King Abdualaziz ,the first ruler of the Saudi Kingdom, initiated his country as oil producing country and built strong base of business. Since that time, most people have visited Saudi Arabia to go to the two holy cities and do business . Saudi Arabia has special standing in Muslims hearts' since it is...

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Imports of Pakistan

Million USD in February of 2012. Pakistan imports mainly petroleum, petroleum products, machinery, plastics, transportation equipment, edible oils, paper and paperboard, iron and steel and tea. Its major import partners are: European Union, China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and United States. This page includes: Pakistan Imports chart, historical data and news. Major Imports of Pakistan 1. Machinery. 2. Petroleum. 3. Chemicals. 4. Vehicles and spare parts. 5. Edible...

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Impact of Opec

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), inter-governmental organization, was established at the Baghdad Conference in Iraq in September 1960 by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. These five countries were later joined by eight other countries; Qatar (1961), Indonesia (1962), Libya (1962), United Arab Emirates (1967), Algeria (1969), Nigeria (1971), Ecuador (1973), and Gabon (1975). Ecuador and Gabon withdrew from OPEC in 1992 and 1994. The current eleven OPEC members...

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(De Boer et al, 2008, p.20). However, introduction of saudization policy has affected many foreign companies negatively. Daly (2005, p.26) contends that, the Saudi Arabia government enacted the policy of saudization two years ago as a way of combating increased rate of unemployment. Initially, only 23% of national labor force was made up of Saudi nationals, and the other proportion was composed of foreigners who were approximately 7 million. Many foreign workers were attracted by increased revenue from...

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