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Power, oil & gas sectors account for 60% of SR84.9bn contracts
September 1, 2014

Saudi Arabia recorded a significant upswing in the value of awarded contracts during the second quarter of 2014 as it reached SR84.9 billion. It marked a strong rebound from the previous quarter, a local bank says in its report.

The National Commercial Bank said in its Construction Contracts Index that the key sectors took hold of the majority of spending, as the power and oil & gas sectors accounted for approximately 60 percent of the value of awarded contracts....

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BI spending expected to boom in Saudi Arabia
September 1, 2014

Spending on business intelligence and big data technology in Saudi Arabia is set to expand rapidly, according to IDC, with the market expected to reach $89 million by 2018.


The analyst company says investment in business intelligence software tools will grow at 19.4% CAGR, 1.69 times the growth of the total software market in the Kingdom.


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VFS reopens Abu Dhabi centre for processing Saudi Arabian visas
September 1, 2014

VFS TasHeel International, which is mandated to process entry permits to Saudi Arabia, has reopened its visa processing centre in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, August 31, which was closed temporarily last month after a fire mishap at the Mina Mall, said a press statement.

VFS TasHeel, a joint venture between VFS Global and TasHeel of Saudi Arabia, said the management at Mina centre confirmed re-launching for"...

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Ford Fusion Wins Saudi Auto’s 2014 Car of the Year Award
September 1, 2014

The all-new Ford Fusion added yet another proof point to its growing popularity in the Middle East as it clinched Saudi Auto’s 2014 Car of the Year Award, a further vote of confidence from motoring experts in the region.


The 2014 Ford Fusion received"...

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Power, oil & gas sectors account for 60% of SR84.9bn contracts
September 1, 2014

Saudi Arabia recorded a significant upswing in the value of awarded contracts during the second quarter of 2014 as it reached SR84.9 billion. It marked a strong rebound from the previous quarter, a local bank says in its report.

The National Commercial Bank said in its Construction Contracts Index that the key sectors took hold of the majority of spending, as the power and oil & gas sectors accounted for approximately 60 percent of the value of awarded contracts....

Continue Reading

BI spending expected to boom in Saudi Arabia
September 1, 2014

Spending on business intelligence and big data technology in Saudi Arabia is set to expand rapidly, according to IDC, with the market expected to reach $89 million by 2018.


The analyst company says investment in business intelligence software tools will grow at 19.4% CAGR, 1.69 times the growth of the total software market in the Kingdom.


......

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