‘Made in Saudi’ programme registers interest from more than 850 companies

SourceThe National
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

More than 850 companies have applied to join the Made in Saudi programme that was introduced to encourage locally-made products in the kingdom, according to a senior executive. The initiative will help the country in strengthening "the national industrial identity and developing the private sector's contribution to the economy", Saudi Export Development Authority's secretary general Faisal Al-Bedah was quoted as saying by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, unveiled the programme on March 28 to boost sales of local products domestically and internationally. The programme is a central plank of the kingdom's Vision 2030 road map that ...read more...