Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2010 Ninth Development Plan

The plan provides an overview of the results achieved by the Eigth... The plan provides an overview of the results achieved by the Eigth Development and it outlines a long-term strategy for the Saudi economy. In particular the plan envisages thirtheen objective, mainly envisagin the protection and preservation of Islamic rituals and holy places, the achievement of sustainable, fair and homogenous economic and social development, by accelerating the rate of economic growth and social welfare, enhancing human development, knowledge, skills and expertise building, and providing appropriate basic social services. Also the plan aims to diversify the economic base horizontally and vertically, expand the absorptive and productive capacities of the national economy and enhance its competitiveness, moving towards a knowledge-based economy, consolidating the basis of an information society, and enhancing the role of the private sector, SMEs and public-private partnerships. Furthermore, the plan envisages the conservation and rational utilization of natural resources, as well as the protection of the environment; and it pursues socioeconomic and institutional reform, aimed at raising efficiency, improving performance, transparency and accountability, and supporting civil-society institutions in advancing their developmental activities. Finally, the plan provides for stronger economic integration with the Gulf Cooperation Council and Arab states, and the development of relations with Islamic and friendly countries.

Electricity, Fisheries, Fodder, Fruits and Vegetables, Gas, Information Communication Technology, Livestock,... Electricity, Fisheries, Fodder, Fruits and Vegetables, Gas, Information Communication Technology, Livestock, Meat, Metallic Minerals, Mining - Construction Materials, Oil refining, Petrochemicals, Petroleum Sector, Tourism, Wheat and Barley