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Saudi Arabia increases official fees for trade marks

Saudi Arabia increases official fees for trade marks
Official fees for trade mark applications, renewals and recordals of licenses increase effective on 29 September 2016. Fees for changes of name, changes of address and assignments remain the same. There is a new official fee for filing a trade mark opposition. More…

Saudi FDA to regulate borderline products as pharmaceuticals

Saudi FDA to regulate borderline products as pharmaceuticals
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) now regulates some borderline products as drugs rather than medical devices. For affected products currently registered with the SFDA as medical devices, their registrations will remain valid until they expire. The Saudi Arabian government has officially shifted oversight of certain borderline products from medical device to pharmaceutical regulation. More…

Food market in GCC: Swiss SMEs score points in the premium food segment

Food market in GCC: Swiss SMEs score points in the premium food segment
The quality expectations for Swiss food products are high in the Gulf countries. Philipp Straehl has been living in Dubai for over 10 years and knows the challenges of the market exactly. He has been helping Swiss SMEs gain foothold in the Middle East and Africa for just as long. More…

Saudi Arabia increases visa fees

Saudi Arabia increases visa fees
The Saudi cabinet has decided on a massive increase in visa fees. It will take effect on October 2. More…

Introduction of value-added tax (VAT) planned in the Arabian Gulf states

Introduction of value-added tax (VAT) planned in the Arabian Gulf states
In the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the subject of introducing value-added tax has been on the table for quite some time. The project now appears to be taking real shape. The new tax is to be introduced at the beginning of 2018 or 2019. More…

EFTA-GCC Free Trade Agreement How to correctly fill out EUR.1

EFTA-GCC Free Trade Agreement How to correctly fill out EUR.1
Anyone who does not fill out the EUR.1 movement certificate correctly can expect to have problems in the future with customs in GCC countries. Qatar, at least, has announced that it will introduce stricter criteria. More…

Harmonization of trademark protection rights in the GCC

Harmonization of trademark protection rights in the
GCC
The Gulf States have agreed on a unified brand protection law. The introduction was scheduled for the end of December 2015 but has not yet taken place in all GCC States. More…

Saudi Arabia: new import regulation for chemical products

Saudi Arabia: new import regulation for chemical
products
A new regulation for the import of chemical products has been in place in Saudi ports since 12 December. More…

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Country Information Saudi Arabia

Country Information Saudi Arabia
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with Saudi Arabia. Tips for everyday business and social life in Saudi Arabia. Laws and regulations to be observed in trade with Saudi Arabia. Overview of the major business sectors. More…

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11693 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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