UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HRH PRINCE ABDULAZIZ BIN NAWAF BIN ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD


12 - 15 November 2018  –  6th Edition
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

ABOUT JEDDAH CITY

Largest City in
Makkah Region

Foodex Saudi takes place in Jeddah city, the largest city in Makkah Region and a gateway to the two holy cities Makkah and Madinah.

17.5
Million

About 17.5 million religious tourists visited Makkah Province every year.

Largest
Port

Jeddah Islamic port is the largest and busiest port in Saudi Arabia.

25 Million
visitors

Jeddah is estimated to receive around 25 million visitors per annum by 2025.

Large occupancy
hotel rate

The occupancy hotel rate have historically been higher in Jeddah (78%) as compared to Riyadh (58%).

80% of the
investment

Private sector accounts for 45% of the total projects providing 80% of the investment.

JEDDAH : SAUDI ARABIA'S COMMERCIAL HUB

  • Total worth of projects – US$ 460 billion
  • The largest city in Makkah Province and a gateway to the two holy cities Makkah and Madinah
  • About 17.5 million religious tourists visited Makkah Province every year
  • Population of over 5 million inhabitants
  • Largest port in the Red Sea
  • Soon to open largest airport in the country
  • Jeddah is estimated to receive around 25 million visitors per annum by 2025
  • Private sector accounts for 45% of the total projects providing 80% of the investment
  • The occupancy hotel rate have historically been higher in Jeddah (78%) as compared to Riyadh (58%)
  • Source: PWC

MAJOR UPCOMING PROJECTS IN THE WESTERN REGION OF SAUDI ARABIA

Jeddah
Islamic Port

  • Total area 12.3 km² (Storage area 3.9 Km²)
  • 68 berths of international status in service
  • The largest port in Saudi Arabia
  • Accommodate 65% of the incoming goods through ports in Saudi Arabia
  • Latest generation of large container vessels (with a capacity of 6500 TEUs)

King Abdullah
Economic City

  • Total area 168 km²
  • Over US$ 4.5 billion committed investments
  • 100% Growth in profitability year on year since 2011

New Jeddah
Airport

  • Project Cost: Over US$ 7.5 billion

Kingdom Tower &
Kingdom City -Jeddah

  • Tallest Building in the World(1000 m)
  • Cost: Over US billion
  • Estimated completion: 2019
  • Total Project Area: 23 km²

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