Economy of Saudi Arabia

Firms grappling with growing job vacancies

Companies in different industries are grappling with growing job vacancies, pointing to difficulties in finding suitable workers, especially skilled personnel, to fulfill positions.

There were more than 330,000 vacant jobs across Türkiye in companies that employ more than 1 worker in the first quarter of 2024, according to a survey by the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR).

UN experts challenge Aramco over climate change

U.N. experts have written to oil firm Saudi Aramco and its financial backers challenging them on allegations that their activities are fuelling climate change-related negative impacts on human rights.

A cache of correspondence was published on Aug. 26 on a United Nations human rights special procedures website, exactly two months after it was sent.

Aramco, TotalEnergies sign contracts for $11bln Saudi complex


Saudi Aramco and France's TotalEnergies have signed contracts to start building an $11-billion petrochemicals facility in the Gulf kingdom, the two companies said.

A signing ceremony for the engineering, procurement and construction contracts for the Amiral complex took place at Aramco's headquarters in Dhahran, in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.