IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 04 May 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Entry and ownership rule

On 4 May 2015, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Saudi Arabia published the rules for qualified foreign financial institutions investment in listed shares and hereby opened the Saudi stock market to foreign investors.
 
However, the right to buy shares is only given to foreign investors with at least five years experience on the stock exchange and having 5 billion USD under management. A foreigner is entitled to own max. 49% is a single stock.
 
 
 
 

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