Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

There are many opportunities for UK Business in Saudi Arabia. UKTI can provide a wealth of information and guidance on doing business in this market.

This includes a:

  • Doing Business Guide

  • Sector Briefings

  • Overseas Business Risk information 

What are the Opportunities?

Saudi Arabia’s fast-growing economy is creating opportunities for both exporters and investors. These are further boosted by moves to diversify the economy away from dependence on oil and gas, economic reform, market liberalisation and a growing private sector. There are opportunities at all levels in:

  • Oil, gas and petrochemicals

  • Power

  • Water

  • Financial Services

  • Education, Training and Manpower

  • Construction (includes mass transport infrastructure)

  • Environmental technology and services

  • ICT

  • Consumer Goods

  • Defence and Security


For information on visas for Saudi Arabia please contact: The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London . It is advisable to use a visa agent to process your application. Details are available on the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia website; please select the following link: – Visa Agents 

Guide to Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

International Market Advisor (IMA) in association with UKTI have designed a guide to provide you with a basic knowledge about the country, an explanation of the way businesses operate within the Kingdom and other useful information.

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 2013-4: Discovering business

Published by Allurentis Limited in association with UK Trade & Investment, this guide outlines Business landscape and regulatory environment in Iraq, along with details of the sectors where opportunities exist.

Saudi Arabia 2013-4: Discovering business

Sector Briefings

For information on your sector in Saudi Arabia including opportunities and key contacts, please check out the latest sector briefings.

Countries: Saudi Arabia
Topics: Getting Started
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