Saudi Arabia mulls two new economic trade zones

Kovac, Matt
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the plan of Saudi Arabia to establish two more economic cities in the country, which could include petrochemical and plastic investments. A consultant says that construction of the two new areas may begin before the end of 2007, which is part of an original strategy envisioned by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). The cities are means to attract huge investments to ensure rapid economic growth, help boost employment and offset population growth effects.


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