TBY signs MoU with MCCI

Leading international publisher The Business Year last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, forming the beginning of a new collaboration between the two parties on the production of The Business Year: Saudi Arabia 2016.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Abdullah S. Al-Ghalib AlSharif, Secretary General of Makkah CCI, and Duygu Hasırcı, Country Manager for Saudi Arabia at The Business Year.

Makkah CCI thus becomes a research partner with TBY in producing The Business Year: Saudi Arabia 2016. Under the agreement, the Chamber will cooperate with a team of editors from TBY by providing contributions and advicee about the most important topics to be covered, in addition to the latest economic and financial figures from Saudi Arabia.

The Chairman of Makkah Chamber of Commerce, HE Mahar Jamal, commenting on the 2015 edition, said that “this impressive, insightful, and rich publication concentrates on how much our Kingdom is set to become a tempting economic environment.” Referring to his interview, he added: “My interview in this publication was uniquely entitled Farsighted, which suites accurately the 2015 edition.”

Duygu Hasƒ±rcƒ±, TBY’s Country Manager, also expressed her satisfaction with the recently signed agreement: “In spite of low oil prices and other regional issues, Saudi Arabia is a vibrant economy and also the biggest in the entire region, offering plenty of opportunities for local and foreign investors. The MoU with the prestigious MCCI will be of enormous help for TBY to conduct its research and broadcast those opportunities.”

It is worth noting that TBY has also signed similar partnership agreements with the Council of Saudi Chambers, the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Asharquia Chamber for the production of The Business Year: Saudi Arabia 2016, expected to be released in the middle of next year.

The Business Year conducts studies micro and macro economies around the world and provides extensive analyses via both its hard copy publications and its website.