Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Erıcsson consumerlab: Evolving expectations of smartphone users in Saudi Arabia

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Smartphone users in Saudi Arabia have a strong interest in new and future services like multi-screening, connected cars and connected homes. The aspiration for these new services is much higher than among users in the US and the UK. 62 percent of the time spent watching videos is on smartphones and tablets When it comes to satisfaction of mobile broadband …

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SA, Middle East relations get major boost

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Saudi Arabia’s economic and political relations received a significant boost following a successful state visit by President Jacob Zuma to that country at the weekend. President Zuma spent his Easter weekend telling the South African story in the Middle East on Saturday and Sunday. The Presidency described the visit as an important …

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Saudi Arabia is one of the largest and most important trading partners with China in Western Asia and Africa

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More than 2,800 Saudi businessmen visited the 118th Canton Fair. The promotional campaign for the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) was launched on 16 March 2016 in Saudi Arabia, in the presence of Mr. Hakel Wen, international VIP Service Executive at the China Foreign Trade Center, during a press conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah. The …

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Zain Saudi Arabia’s full-year financial results confirms record-breaking 2015

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Revenues rose 9%, reaching SAR 6,741 million for 2015 with net losses narrowing by 23%. Gross profit margin reaches 59%, reflecting a record gross profit of SAR 3,951 million. Efficiency drive and improved vendor terms sees EBITDA increase by 48% with operating losses falling by 73% year-on-year. Riyadh, 25 February, 2016 – Zain Saudi Arabia ( Zain KSA ) posted …

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Fluctuating oil prices to further boost Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector

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ICT is a key ingredient of the Kingdom’s efforts to overcome the financial effects of the oil crisis and transform into a knowledge-based economy. February 25, 2016, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Fears over the oil crisis are not hindering the Saudi government from pursuing ambitious plans for the future development of the Kingdom. The Ministry of Finance’s summary of economic …

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Employment prospects in Saudi Arabia leap 10 percent in past year according to Monster Employment Index

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Demand for healthcare candidates soars 51 percent year-on-year to January 2016. Sales, business development and human resources occupations also show strong demand. Negative growth for hospitality, marketing and purchasing and supply candidates. The number of job opportunities posted online for qualified job candidates in Saudi Arabia rose by 10 percent in the past year according to the Monster Employment Index. …

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Zain Saudi Arabia Concludes 2015 with Record Financial Results

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Revenues rise 9% for year with net losses for the year narrowing by 23%. – Gross profit margin reaches 59%, reflecting a record gross profit of SAR 3,951M. – Efficiency drive and improved vendor terms sees EBITDA rising by 48% with operating losses falling by 73% YoY Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) posted record financial results for the year ended …

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Alkhabeer Capital named one of the best places to work for in Saudi Arabia for the sixth time

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Alkhabeer Capital , a leading asset management and investment firm, has been named the top financial services employer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by “Great Place to Work®”, and the fourth overall across all sectors in the Kingdom. Great Place to Work®, a global research, consulting and training firm, helps organizations create and sustain successful workplaces. Saudi Arabia’s Best …

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By 2030 Saudi Arabia can transform its economy, double GDP and create job opportunies for 6m Saudis

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The McKinsey Global Institute released its new report Saudi Arabia beyond oil: the investment and productivity transformation. This groundbreaking, year-long study explores one of the world’s largest and one of the least understood economies in the world. While much of the outside world has focused on the very real challenges the Kingdom faces, our analysis suggests that there is a …

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Orange Business Services to discuss digital transformation and smart cities in Saudi Arabia, as Silver Sponsor

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2nd Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum, 12-13 October 2015, Riyadh. Riyadh, Orange Business Services , a global telecom operator and IT solutions integrator, and part of the Orange Group, is supporting the Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum in Riyadh, as a Silver Sponsor. Orange has been operating in Saudi Arabia for many years and will share its plans to support the digital …

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