Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, Qatar
- The Promosalons office, covering all the Gulf states and the Middle East, is headed by Nabiha Dakkak, who knows the region’s markets, press and influential institutions inside out.
Between 4,000 and 5,000 buyers from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates come to sign deals at French trade shows each year.
Practical information for Saudi Arabia
Time difference with France (summer/winter): + 1hr / + 2hr
Office opening hours: 8.00 / 16.00
Weekly closing: Friday / Saturday
Phone number: +966 12668 26 89
Facts and economic indicators of the area
Population 2016: 65 million
Official languages: Arabic
Usual language (for brochures): Arabic, English
Political system: Monarchy (AS, Bahrain, UAE, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar), Republic (Lebanon and Syria)
Currency: Saudi riyal SAR)
Exchange rate May 2017: 1 EUR = 4,1 SAR
GNP 2016 area : USD 1 463.4 billion
Economic growth 2016 : N.C.
Inflation 2016 : N.C.
Main industries: oil industry, construction, food
Imports: USD 193,288 million (SA)
Exports: USD 396,125 million (SA)
Principal trading partners: US, China, Germany, France