2003 News Story

International companies to participate in Riyadh car show

The Riyadh Exhibitions Company's 22nd International Car Show for 2004 models will open in Riyadh on November 9. The six-day show is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors. Participating are international car companies such as Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Honda, Hyundai, and Peugeot as well as companies from Italy, Germany, Lebanon, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, China and Taiwan. Annual imports of cars into Saudi Arabia exceed 275,000 in number, valued at over SR 30 billion [U.S. $ 8 billion]. In addition, the Kingdom imports automobile spare parts worth SR 8 billion [$2.14 billion].