Invest in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a future-forward economy, offering untapped potential and unique business opportunities.

Saudi Arabia holds exciting potential and opportunity for investors. A G20 economy with a young, highly educated population of over 34 million inhabitants. It also boasts a strategic location at the heart of major trade routes crossing three continents and bountiful natural resources. As part of Vision 2030, a wide range of economic reforms has succeeded in: creating new business opportunities, leveraging Saudi Arabia’s key strategic assets, and driving economic growth and diversification.

Reform is opening new economic opportunities in Saudi Arabia to the world.

Private investment plays an essential role in realizing Vision 2030. Saudi Arabia aims to achieve:

increase in private sector contribution to GDP
increase in FDI’s contribution to GDP by 2030

Investment Sectors

  • 5th

    highest chemical production market in the world

  • 10%

    share of total global chemicals output and production

  • 88%

    Coverage of 4G as percentage of the population

  • 71%

    Digital maturity level percentage of eGovernment services

  • SAR28.5B

    E-commerce market size in Saudi Arabia

  • 20%

    Of global desalination capacity is in Saudi Arabia, which has the highest desalination capacity of any country

  • 3Mn.

    Daily additional desalination capacity will be added by 2027

  • 2.5Mn.

    Daily additional sewage treatment capacity will be added by 2030

  • 82%

    Of total landfill waste generated in KSA to be eliminated by 2035

  • 6th

    Worldwide for solar energy potential

  • 13th

    Worldwide for onshore wind energy potential

  • 60%

    Saudi market share of total GCC market consumption

  • SAR +183Bn.

    Size and growth of KSA F&B market (USD 49B)

  • 6%

    Expected growth of KSA F&B market per year over the next few years

  • SAR +63Bn.

    Contribution to GDP (USD 17B )

  • SAR +26Bn.

    Gross Exports (USD 7B)

  • 15

    Commercially viable minerals identified in the Kingdom

  • 6

    Total number of container ports

  • 27

    Total number of airports

  • SAR +7Bn.

    Total investment in entertainment projects through the Saudi Entertainment Ventures company (USD +2B)

  • 70%

    Home ownership target by 2030

  • 1.5Mn.

    Units built by 2030

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