Saudi hopes to boost local jobs

Kovac, Matt
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Saudi Arabia to increase the cost of hiring foreign workers to boost employment among the local population. The country is committed to its decision to reduce the level of unemployment by targeting specific industries, including petrochemical, manufacturing and the services sector.


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