2004 News Story

SAGIA announces survey of foreign investment in the Kingdom

Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) Amr Al-Dabbagh today announced the start of a comprehensive six-month survey of the actual extent of direct foreign investment in the Kingdom. The survey will, among other achievements, lead to the establishment of a database on the flow of investment, and, with assessment of the size and nature of foreign investment, assist decision making in attracting investors and determining obstacles they may face. The survey is being carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Planning, the General Survey Authority (GSA), the Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA), and the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development (UNCTAD).