ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia has introduced a strategy for the information and communications technology sector that aims to support the local sector.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: No inception date

Localisation incentive

In 2018, Saudi Arabia launched the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector strategy 2019-2023. One of the major targets of the strategy is to increase the level of "Saudisation" in the sector to 50%. 

The strategy summary states one of its commitments is to "support local investments in the telecommunications and information technology sectors." This will also be achieved by stimulating demand from Saudi businesses for IT and tech products and services.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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