VAT Hike in Saudi Arabia: How to prime your supply chain for survival


On Monday Saudi Arabia announced that it was tripling taxes on basic goods, raising them to 15% on 1 July, and cutting spending on major projects by around $26 billion as it grapples with blows to their economy, from the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent smash of oil prices.

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S.A. TALKE wins new logistics contract in Saudi Arabia

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TALKE's services in Saudi from east coast to western province Specialist logistics to further enhance supply chain efficiency & extend availability of S.A.

New causeway to link north Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain''s first causeway launched in 1986

Saudi Arabia launches $1.2bn Madinah airport

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Saudi?s s first airport to be constructed and operated entirely by the private sector will span an area of four million square metres

MSC launches Australia Express service via Saudi Arabia

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MSC launches new Australia Express service featuring DP World's London Gateway and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah port

Saudi Arabia 'at forefront of regional food logistics'

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The overall Saudi logistics industry could be worth $18bn by 2015

Saudi Arabia: ACES wins Jeddah Metro geotechnical works

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The Jeddah Metro comprises several transportation networks including rail & bus networks, a marine transportation line, a Corniche tram and a suspension bridge

Saudi Arabia will privatise its airports from 2016

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The Saudi government is looking to diversify its income sources amid declining oil prices

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Port registers 15% growth

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Saudi ports see mixed bag of results for traffic throughout in first five months of 2015

Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 14, 2019

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Walmart Ups Chargeback Standards Again, Massive New Fuel Tax Proposed in Michigan, US Store Closings at Torrid Pace in 2019, US Moves Past Saudi Arabia in Fuel Exports

Saudi Arabia mulls high-speed Riyadh-Dammam rail link

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Saudi continues its efforts to upgrade its transport infrastructure

Saudi Arabia to test first phase of high-speed railway

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The rail project is the largest in the kingdom?s s history

Truck drivers defy city entry ban in Saudi Arabia

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Lack of appropriate space is preventing impounding violating vehicles

Job opening:Procurement Manager at DaVita

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Develop and maintain business relations with local (Saudi Arabian) and International suppliers. Keywords:Procurement, health care, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. People ambition career DaVita’s health care job opening Procurement Riyadh Saudi Arabia vacancy General purpose of the job. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining business relations with both local and international suppliers.

GCC to invest $121.3bn in transport infrastructure

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The largest regional investment is in Saudi Arabia, totalling $77bn

Transforming the GCC Chemical Industry with Supply Chain Integration – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It is the fastest growing sector in the GCC with Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates as the top producers. Governments across GCC region (Saudi Arabia and UAE) have allocated $ 1.1 The GCC chemical industry is second largest manufacturing industry in value add, after refining. 2017 Facts and Figures report by Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the chemical industry accounts for 3.1 percent of the GCC’s GDP.

Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

Supply Chain Shaman

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012, didn’t make headline news. I remember standing in the temperature screening queue in Doha. As the line wound around multiple stations, my backpack cut into my shoulders. I was tired and cranky as I read the overview of MERS. As an United States resident, I was blissfully unaware of this virus and worried about catching my flight to Singapore. My ignorance of a potential pandemic was low.

Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation

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is now second leading producer of oil (behind Saudi Arabia). Live Epsiode: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 12:00 ET. There has been a significant resurgence of the U.S. oil and gas industry in recent years, and U.S. Based on the current trends, North America could rival OPEC in oil and production. This growth along with the complexities found in the oil and gas industry can create significant transportation and logistics challenges.

Makkah gears up for Haj as Umrah pilgrims depart

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At least six million pilgrims have flocked to Saudi Arabia

Nesma & Keolis to jointly bid for KSA transport deals

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The two companies will jointly bid to provide solutions to public transport projects within Saudi Arabia

Bahri announces US $670m oil export contract

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Saudi Arabia''s Bahri shipping giant secures ten year oil export deal with South Korea

New taxi service helps Saudi women commute

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Easy Taxi says it enables women to benefit Saudi Arabia''s economy

PSA opens container terminal at Abdul Aziz in Damman

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PSA International opens new container terminal at King Abdul Aziz Port in Saudi Arabia

Value of transportation projects in Saudi reaches $80bn

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Saudi Arabia has become one of the top transport markets in the GCC

Saudi Aramco and HHI sign shipyard MoU

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Saudi Aramco and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to develop a shipyard and a maritime diesel engine facility in Saudi Arabia

Bahri to renew talks of development of Saudi shipyard

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Bahri is to renew talks with Sembcorp Marine and oil company Saudi Aramco on the development of a shipyard in Saudi Arabia

Alstom and National Grid sign major Saudi MoU

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Alstom Grid and National Grid SA have announced the signing of a MOU to develop electricity infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

Unified GCC traffic controls meeting held in Saudi

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The meeting in Saudi Arabia tackled a number of topics including the media strategy implemented in raising unified traffic awareness

Kuwait 'world's worst country for expats' to work

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Saudi Arabia also ranked poorly in an survey by InterNations at 61st while Qatar was also one of the least popular countries at 54th

Bahri will issue 10-year sukuk to cover Vela costs

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National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) plans to convert Vela acquisition bridge loan to ten year sukuk

FOCUS: Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Int'l Airport

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The 400ha airport is the first in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be constructed and operated entirely by the private sector

Independent Freight wins major Saudi contract

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Independent Freight secures major Roodsafe contract for shipment of supplies for King Abdullah Football Stadium project in Saudi Arabia

DHL opens $20m logistics centre in Riyadh

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facility is the second of three facilities DHL is opening in Saudi Arabia, at a total cost of $95m The $20.2m

Dealing with Warehouse Challenges while your Business Grows: 4 Tips


Selecting a WMS system for a growing business in the UAE or Saudi Arabia is an important decision that should not be taken lightly because the right system will need to meet current needs while facilitating growth to achieve and accommodate future goals. In business change is inevitable, but growth is optional.