In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), diversification targets include raising the private sector’s contribution to GDP. This reflects in all their respective Vision plans. Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is a central pillar of achieving these targets.
To this end, GCC countries continue to overhaul foreign investment restrictions. Countries have also been implementing measures to attract post-COVID FDI.
We have developed a guide for foreign investors establishing or expanding business in the GCC. The guide provides an overview of the macroeconomic and investment landscape. It also highlights key ownership rules for foreign investors.