There are a total number of 6,364 productive factories in Saudi Arabia, according to a Ministry of Commerce and Industry's recent statistical report.
The total number of workers in the factories is 828,051, Saudi Press Agency
Leading pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has plans to set up new factories in Saudi Arabia, according to a news report.
The company also aims to diversify human resources by employing more women in line with the Saudi government policie
Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday an additional 22.3 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.19 billion) in investment projects to boost the economy over the coming 10 months, Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa el-Din said.
Egypt's smaller companies have struggled since the uprising that pushed aside Hosni Mubarak in 2011. But in a few corners of the economy, businesses are doing just fine.
Against a background of unrest, access to credit and for
Europe's factories delivered more signs last month the region is gradually leaving recession behind, according to business surveys that also eased immediate fears over the health of China's economy.
Egypt's state gas company Egas will cut back on the amount of gas it supplies to factories to keep electricity plants running instead during the peak summer months, Al Borsa newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The move signals th
Bahrain's factories have reduced their production due to the chronic truck ordeal on the King Fahad Causeway, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry said yesterday (June 22).
Major firms are also reconsidering expansion
Manufacturing across the world stumbled last month, underlining the fragility of the global economy and building the case for more action from leading central banks.
Gloomy purchasing managers indexes - surveys of factory activity
The total capital invested in UAE’s manufacturing sector will increase to Dh162.7 billion ($44.2 billion) by the end of the fiscal year 2017, marking an increase of about Dh52.5 billion ($14.2 billion) at a rate of 48 per cent over the inv