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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$ 800 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.
SUBSCRIPTION OF MEMBER COUNTRIES *

 

COUNTRY

AMOUNT

(US$ Thousands)
%
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 125,422 15.68
State of Kuwait 125,422 15.68
United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) 125,422 15.68
Republic of Iraq 83,871 10.48
State of Qatar 65,543 8.19
Arab Republic of Egypt 55,743 6.97
Syrian Arab Republic 55,743 6.97
State Of Libya 55,743 6.97

Republic of the Sudan

21,421 2.68
Kingdom of Bahrain 13,679 1.71
Republic of Tunisia 13,679 1.71
Kingdom of Morocco 13,679 1.71
Sultanate of Oman 13,679 1.71
Republic of Lebanon 12,899 1.61

The People’s Democratic Republic

of Algeria
12,899 1.61

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

2,578 0.32
Republic of Yemen 2,578 0.32

TOTAL

800,000100.00
 
 
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