Infrastructure

Buoyed by significant long-term revenues from its exports of oil and natural gas, Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in all aspects of the kingdom's infrastructure - from roads, railways, airports and ports to communication, electricity distribution and water-supply networks, hospitals, universities and schools.

Today the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offers investors the high-capacity, high-quality infrastructure needed to help businesses grow.

Saudi Arabia's 66,300 km of paved roads link all parts of the kingdom, ensuring the efficient movement of natural resources, raw materials, products and people.

Saudi Arabia continues to invest in existing and new railways, including the Haramain high-speed line, heavy-freight lines linking mines with industrial areas and ports, and metro systems in Mecca, Riyadh and Jeddah.

 

New airports are being built, for example at Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mousaed Economic City (PABMEC) and Jazan Economic City (JEC), and other airports are being expanded and improved. New King Abdulaziz airport in Jeddah, has been completed of 85% and will operating in next months.

Ports are also being built or upgraded, for example the newly opened port of Ras Al-AlKhair and the vast new port has been established at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).

Saudi Arabia's utilities produce more desalinated water than anywhere else in the world, plus plentiful, reliable electricity from the kingdom's vast oil and gas reserves. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest producer of energy - even before its new solar energy cluster starts supplying the grid.

 

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