KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY
A NEW GLOBAL LOGISTICS HUB
SEPTEMBER, 2013
©King Abdullah Economic City
©King Abdullah Economic City
Strategic Location
To establish
King Abdullah
Economic City
(KAEC) as a
great enabler of
socio-economic
development in
the Kingdom of
Saudi A...
©King Abdullah Economic City
To create shareholder
value through the
sustainable
development of KAEC
as a globally
competi...
KAEC is the Largest Integrated Economic City at Over 168km² With
64km of Waterfront
~ Size of Washington, D.C.
Land Use Ph...
©King Abdullah Economic City
Europe
13.7 M TEU
KAEC is a strategic location as the main routes by traffic volume between
M...
©King Abdullah Economic City
King Abdullah Port
• 15 million sqm of land
• 30 deep water container berths
• 3 RO‐RO berths...
Logistics Zone, Bonded and Re-export Zone
©King Abdullah Economic City
©King Abdullah Economic City
Roadway
• KAEC has direct access to the
KSA highway network
Seaport
• KAEC sea port with a ca...
Leading companies have chosen KAEC
Pharmaceuticals:
FMCG:
Plastics:
Construction
& building
material:
Logistics:
General:
...
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USSaudiForum - Panel 4 - Fahd Al Rasheed - Creating Efficient Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Systems

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The 3rd US-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum was held Sep 16-18, 2013, bringing together officials, business people, educators and specialists highlighting the U.S.-Saudi trade relationship and how U.S. companies can participate in Saudi Arabia's expansion.

Saudi Arabia is undergoing an extraordinary economic boom. Massive public investment, rapid private-sector growth and new sector initiatives are driving an expansion projected to offer more than $1 trillion in trade and investment opportunities over the next decade.

This panel of distinguished experts highlighted creating efficient transportation, logistics and supply chain systems.

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  1. 1. KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY A NEW GLOBAL LOGISTICS HUB SEPTEMBER, 2013 ©King Abdullah Economic City
  2. 2. ©King Abdullah Economic City Strategic Location
  3. 3. To establish King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) as a great enabler of socio-economic development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Vision Moving Forward
  4. 4. ©King Abdullah Economic City To create shareholder value through the sustainable development of KAEC as a globally competitive business destination, and by building communities that enrich people’s lives Mission Moving Forward
  5. 5. KAEC is the Largest Integrated Economic City at Over 168km² With 64km of Waterfront ~ Size of Washington, D.C. Land Use Phase 5: Long-Term Plan ©King Abdullah Economic City The Port Bonded Zone Phase 1 Industrial Area - Affordable Housing Residential Projects Haramain Station Innovation Park Bay La Sun
  6. 6. ©King Abdullah Economic City Europe 13.7 M TEU KAEC is a strategic location as the main routes by traffic volume between MENA/Asia and Europe pass through the Red Sea Source: Drewry; A.T. Kearney analysis Africa 0.6 m TEU Oceania 0.8 M TEU South Asia 1.8 M TEU Middle East 4.1 M TEU Far East 14 M TEU Traffic of main global routes for containerized cargo (M TEUs; 2011) The Red Sea has a total throughput of more than 30 Million TEUs per year 22.5 % of traded TEUs in the world are going through the Red Sea Ocean freight is the largest transport type in Middle East logistics, followed by overland and air freight (40 % of overall transportation volume)
  7. 7. ©King Abdullah Economic City King Abdullah Port • 15 million sqm of land • 30 deep water container berths • 3 RO‐RO berths – RO-RO Hub Handling Capacity: 1,600,000 units p.a. • 8 bulk, liquid and general cargo berths • Bunkering facilities • 20 Million TEU capacity at final phase- one of largest 10 ports in the world
  8. 8. Logistics Zone, Bonded and Re-export Zone ©King Abdullah Economic City
  9. 9. ©King Abdullah Economic City Roadway • KAEC has direct access to the KSA highway network Seaport • KAEC sea port with a capacity to handle 4 million TEUs in 2014 Railway • Future rail connection to Riyadh (Land Bridge) • Future rail connection with Mecca and Medina (Haramain Railway) Airport • 90 km distance to Jeddah airport KAEC benefits from a strategic location within KSA and a high-tech transport infrastructure Intermodal Connections from KAEC KAEC
  10. 10. Leading companies have chosen KAEC Pharmaceuticals: FMCG: Plastics: Construction & building material: Logistics: General: ICT:

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