COLUMBUS, Ohio—The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council and the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu are hosting a roundtable discussion and luncheon on export and investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia at the Westin Hotel, July 28, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in Columbus.
The event will be hosted by H.E. Eng. Zaidan Yousef, director general of strategic planning and investment development, Royal Commission at Yanbu. Yousef and his team will discuss business opportunities for American manufacturers of products and suppliers of services in industries, such as petrochemicals, plastics, rubber, consumer goods, conventional and renewable energy, spare parts for oil and gas, automotive parts, water and wastewater, as well as logistics services.
Jubail and Yanbu cities, managed by the RCJY, are home to some of the largest concentrations of petrochemicals production in the world. The commission said the cities account for 65 percent of industrial investment in the Gulf region. They are experiencing a 20 percent average annual FDI growth rate.
The RCJY is building industrial clusters related to automotive, personal and home care, consumer goods, metal processing, consumermaterials, desalination, pharmaceuticals, packaging and logistics in these cities.
The Westin Columbus is located at 310 S High St. For more information or to register, visit: http://www.us-sabc.org/i4a/forms/index.cfm?id=83&widgetPreview=0.
There is no fee to attend this program. However, participation is limited to 35-40 U.S. company representatives to facilitate individual interaction with the Saudi delegation. Yousef and his team will be available for one-on-one meetings following the roundtable and luncheon program.