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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

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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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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Renewable Resources for Saudi Arabia

SAUDI HISTORY/GEOGRAPHY ESSAY Alternative renewable resources for Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s economy today is very well based on the fact that they have been blessed with oil. “According to the Oil and Gas Journal, Saudi Arabia contains approximately 264 billion barrels of proven oil reserves (including 2.5 billion barrels in the Saudi-Kuwaiti shared "Neutral" Zone), amounting to around one-fifth of proven, conventional world oil reserves”.1 This clearly shows the dominance of Saudi Arabia in...

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Women Driving in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the only county in the world where women are not allowed to drive. In this year 2011, two ladies have been taken to jail for breaking the law and driving in public. The issue of permitting women to drive has become at most controversial and argued issue in Saudi Arabia. People from all over the world start to judge Saudis as backward people, attach the country and criticize the law of Saudi Arabia. Here I would like to get a closer look at the situation and examine the topic in depth...

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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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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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Unemployment, and Challenges in Saudi Arabia

Unemployment, and challenges in Saudi Arabia Is it not strange to hear of the unemployment problem from the largest oil exporter in the world? The problem of unemployment in Saudi Arabia began to appear at the beginning of the last century. In 1975, "Saudization" was launched as a way of replacing expatriate with Saudi workers for localization jobs, but after 37 years of unemployment is still one of the important topics of concern to citizen. The causes of the problem are education system, labor...

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