The Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA) aims to attract quality investment to Saudi Arabia and support new businesses. This website provides information such as an introduction to key industries, investing instructions, and the advantages and disadvantages of doing business in Saudi Arabia.
This is the official website of Saudi Arabia's government. The site provides general information about the government and its projects and programs. A free membership is required to access some services.
The Arabian Gazette is an online business news source that provides many articles on North Africa and the Middle East. Under the Saudi Arabia category, articles can be found regarding news and business events in Saudi Arabia. Each article in this section focuses on business issues important to Saudi Arabia.
The Capital Market Authority (CMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Saudi Arabia financial services industry. The site contains information on regulations, qualifying exams, publications, events, and announcements.
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) works to promote a competitive climate for the information and communications sectors in Saudi Arabia. The CITC develops new information technologies and protects the public interest of telecommunications users. They also grant licenses to services and manage tariffs while supervising the entire sector. The site provides annual reports, information regarding the CITC, and links to other helpful resources.
The Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CSC) is the official federation for the 28 Saudi Chambers. The site features information on committees, councils, links to other Saudi chambers, news, services, and a business directory.
The Ministry of Commerce & Industry aims to enhance both trade and industry sectors' capacities and maintain beneficiaries' interests through developing and implementing policies and mechanisms. The site provides information such as trade regulations, business operation instructions, e-services, and news.
The Ministry of Economy and Planning site is the official place for Saudi Arabian statistics. The site provides facts about Saudi Arabia as well as detailed information about the Saudi Arabian economy such as the budget, foreign investment, foreign trade, national strategies, and key economic indicators.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) regulates both the governmental and private health sectors. This agency sets medical research, academic/professional degree, and sanitation standards. The site includes information on ministry sectors and services provided. Certain features of the site require a free registration.
Provided by the Ministry of Information, the Saudi Arabian Market Information Resource offers a general informational profile of Saudi Arabia, a directory of businesses for various industries, summaries on industrial and social development, and statistical databases.
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), is the central bank of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The site offers monetary information, links to banks within Saudi Arabia, economic reports and statistics, and various publications.
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) works to foster the development of a diverse Saudi capital market. The site provides general information about trade data and finances, including equities, mutual funds, market data, and indices.
The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council has the objective of promoting trade and investment between Saudi Arabia and the United States. The site provides facts about Saudi Arabia as well as detailed information about the Saudi Arabian economy such as the budget, foreign investment act, and economic indicators. The site also provides membership information on the council as well as doing business in both countries.