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The Arab Investment Company (TAIC) is a Pan-Arab joint-stock company established in July 1974 and owned by governments of 17 Arab states with an authorized capital of US$ 1,200 Million and a paid-up capital of US$ 1,050 million.

Its prime objective, according to the terms stipulated in its Memorandum of Association, is to "invest Arab funds to develop Arab resources in different economic sectors by initiating investment projects in different economic sectors, based on sound economic and commercial criteria, in a manner that would support and develop the Arab economy". The Company enjoys all guarantees and concessions provided by the national, Pan-Arab and foreign investment codes in the shareholder countries. In particular, its assets are granted full mobility and freedom of expatriation, and are immune against nationalization and expropriation. To accomplish its objectives, TAIC is pursuing two main activities:

• Equity participation in agricultural, industrial and service projects that meet with established economic viability criteria.
• Providing banking services to companies from both public and private sectors inside and outside the Arab countries.




(US$ Thousands)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 173,848 16.56
State of Kuwait 173,848 16.56
United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) 142,641 13.58
Republic of Iraq 116,243 11.07
State of Qatar 90,841 8.65
Arab Republic of Egypt 77,268 7.36
Syrian Arab Republic 63,396 6.04
State Of Libya 66,170 6.30

Republic of the Sudan

29,696 2.83
Kingdom of Bahrain 18,960 1.81
Republic of Tunisia 18,960 1.81
Kingdom of Morocco 18,960 1.81
Sultanate of Oman 16,918 1.61
Republic of Lebanon 17,875 1.70

The People’s Democratic Republic

of Algeria
17,875 1.70

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

3,569 0.34
Republic of Yemen 2,932 0.27


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