Largest country in the GCC
Saudi Arabia, the largest GCC country with a population of 32 million, has a significant working-age population of 72%. Its strategic location at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe plays a vital role in global business and trade. Riyadh is the capital and business center with highest population in the country. Jeddah, the second highest city in population, is the main hub for trade in the red sea; and Dammam is a key player in the oil industry and trade in the eastern province. Moreover, its ambitious projects like NEOM and AlUla highlight its dedication to growth and innovation, solidifying its importance in regional business and global affairs.