Eight factories already operating at manufacturing hub in King Abdullah Economic City
The first phase comprises 7 million square metres of development at the city on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, but 20 million sq m of land will eventually be available.
US confectioner Mars already has a factory in operation as well as several pharmaceutical firms. The local Al-Zahid has also produced the first Volvo truck from its complex. Another 24 factories are under construction and are expected to be completed by the end of 2015.
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