Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Announces 2020 Budget: Delivering Efficiently and Powering Private Sector Growth

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:33pm

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 budget indicates total expenditures of SAR 1,020 billion, and SAR 833 billion of projected revenues.

Key Points: 
  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 budget indicates total expenditures of SAR 1,020 billion, and SAR 833 billion of projected revenues.
  • The 2020 Annual Budget is focused on Vision 2030 projects, continued private sector stimulus, mega project implementation and Vision Realization Programs.
  • The medium-term revision of real GDP growth rate projections has indicated real GDP growth of 2.3% in 2020.
  • His Excellency reiterated that the twenty-twoprivate sector support initiatives targeting strategic sectors are bearing fruit in second quarter sector growth numbers.

Saudi Arabia Announces 2020 Budget: Delivering Efficiently and Powering Private Sector Growth

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:30pm

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 budget indicates total expenditures of SAR 1,020 billion, and SAR 833 billion of projected revenues.

Key Points: 
  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 budget indicates total expenditures of SAR 1,020 billion, and SAR 833 billion of projected revenues.
  • The 2020 Annual Budget is focused on Vision 2030 projects, continued private sector stimulus, mega project implementation and Vision Realization Programs.
  • The medium-term revision of real GDP growth rate projections has indicated real GDP growth of 2.3% in 2020.
  • His Excellency reiterated that the twenty-twoprivate sector support initiatives targeting strategic sectors are bearing fruit in second quarter sector growth numbers.

Improve the Business Environment to Drive Industrialisation and Wealth Creation in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents in Kenya

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:54pm

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.

Key Points: 
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.
  • He said this while presenting the keynote speech on the theme "Industrialization and Private Sector Engagement for Economic Transformation of ACP States" at the Presidential Dialogue of the 9th ACP Business Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Elumelu stated that industrialisation will not be achieved without support for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and improved access to electricity.
  • He said: "To date, we have 497 beneficiaries in Kenya, 596 in Uganda, 187 in Tanzania and 194 in Rwanda.

Improve the Business Environment to Drive Industrialisation and Wealth Creation in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents in Kenya

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:44pm

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.

Key Points: 
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group, urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.
  • He said this while presenting the keynote speech on the theme "Industrialization and Private Sector Engagement for Economic Transformation of ACP States" at the Presidential Dialogue of the 9th ACP Business Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Elumelu stated that industrialisation will not be achieved without support for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and improved access to electricity.
  • He said: "To date, we have 497 beneficiaries in Kenya, 596 in Uganda, 187 in Tanzania and 194 in Rwanda.

Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market 2019-2025 by Types, Distribution Channels, Origin, Regions, and Competitive Landscape

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

DUBLIN, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market (2019-2025): Market Forecast by Types, by Distribution Channels, by Origin, by Regions, and Competitive Landscape" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market (2019-2025): Market Forecast by Types, by Distribution Channels, by Origin, by Regions, and Competitive Landscape" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15.9% during 2019-2025.
  • The report provides an unbiased and detailed analysis of Saudi Arabia natural & organic food market trends, Saudi Arabia natural & organic food market share, opportunities, high growth areas and market drivers which would help the stakeholders to device and align their market strategies according to the current and future market dynamics.
  • Historical Data of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues and Revenue Share, By Types, for the Period 2015-2018
    Market Size & Forecast of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues and Revenue Share, By Types, until 2025
    Historical Data of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Distribution Channel, for the Period 2015-2018
    Market Size & Forecast of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Distribution Channel, until 2025
    Historical Data of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Origin, for the Period 2015-2018
    Market Size & Forecast of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Origin, until 2025
    Historical Data of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Regions, for the Period 2015-2018
    Market Size & Forecast of Saudi Arabia Natural & Organic Food Market Revenues, By Regions, until 2025

Borderless Access Pivots its Business Focus by Adding Next-Gen Tools and Holistic Consumer Understanding as it Completes 11 Years

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

BANGALORE, India, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial 10 years witnessed Borderless Access evolve from an online & mobile panel company into one of the leading global digital market research solutions company.

Key Points: 
  • BANGALORE, India, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial 10 years witnessed Borderless Access evolve from an online & mobile panel company into one of the leading global digital market research solutions company.
  • Quality is pivotal to the company as it has doubled its first-party panel strength to 5.81 Million+ unique respondents across the globe, as per the recent announcement.
  • "In today's highly digital, multi-device world, where ensuring panelist authenticity and quality of responses is a challenge, Borderless Access is well-equipped with its ML & AI-driven platform SmartSight to deliver high-quality insights to our clients," said, Ruchika Gupta, Founder & CEO of Borderless Access.
  • Furthermore, Borderless Access has the largest first-party online MR panel in South Africa and have a huge panel base in other key markets of the continent.

Accenture Celebrates Five Years of Working with Code.org to Empower Students with Hour of Code Activities

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:59pm

Last year our people led events that helped more than 100,000 students learn to code.

Key Points: 
  • Last year our people led events that helped more than 100,000 students learn to code.
  • In Cebu City, Philippines, Accenture is conducting an Hour of Code session for persons with disabilities.
  • Accenture people in Spain will be leading events in 40 schools across the country throughout December, reaching more than 2,400 students.
  • To learn more about or participate in Hour of Code activities, visit Accenture.com/hourofcode or code.org , or follow the conversation at #MakeAGreaterGood.

Sir Anthony Ritossa's Highly Acclaimed 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit Concludes in Dubai

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.
  • "The 10th Global Family Office Summit event in Dubai proved to once again be a crowning achievement for Sir Anthony Ritossa and his 'family of family offices'.
  • "This Dubai Summit was especially important to me as I recently relocated my family to Dubai," said Sir Anthony Ritossa, Chairman of Ritossa Family Office, a family business dating back 600 years to the Venetian Empire in Europe and with deep roots in the Middle East.
  • Vera Boissier, Founding Partner of Circle 7 Capital Family Office, led a riveting discussion of family dynamics with H.R.H.

Sir Anthony Ritossa's Highly Acclaimed 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit Concludes in Dubai

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.
  • "The 10th Global Family Office Summit event in Dubai proved to once again be a crowning achievement for Sir Anthony Ritossa and his 'family of family offices'.
  • "This Dubai Summit was especially important to me as I recently relocated my family to Dubai," said Sir Anthony Ritossa, Chairman of Ritossa Family Office, a family business dating back 600 years to the Venetian Empire in Europe and with deep roots in the Middle East.
  • Vera Boissier, Founding Partner of Circle 7 Capital Family Office, led a riveting discussion of family dynamics with H.R.H.

APICORP: Access to Private Sector Financing and Increased Energy Efficiency Amongst Key Recommendations for Sustainable Growth of MENA Energy Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:02am

Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.
  • At the APICORP workshop on Energy Transition, the participants identified the need for countries to develop new regulatory models with higher standards of governance to create the right incentives and enable higher private sector participation.
  • This involves outlining clear and specific national and local environmental concerns, setting targets and establishing independent authorities to oversee the implementation of the entire process."
  • This will allow the private sector to fill the gaps that energy majors, national oil companies (NOCs) and governments cannot meet alone and enable better risk sharing.