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Evaluating Saudi cement companies’ market share

Yas Alsultanny (Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain)
Sara AlZuhair (Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain)

Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management

ISSN: 2053-4620

Article publication date: 3 July 2017

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the Saudi cement companies’ market share.

Design/methodology/approach

The data collected from the annual reports and financial statements of 12 companies.

Findings

The analysis of the production indicators showed that seven Saudi companies had a steady state of production capacity, while the other five companies had an increase in their production capacity.

Research limitations/implications

The research is limited to the Saudi cement companies.

Practical implications

The Saudi cement companies add expenditures annually to update their managerial technologies, production equipment and machinery in plants and processes.

Originality/value

The Saudi cement companies must be creating more competition between the cement companies through the opportunity of developing or acquiring new technologies.

Keywords

Citation

Alsultanny, Y. and AlZuhair, S. (2017), "Evaluating Saudi cement companies’ market share", Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management, Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 146-160. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSTPM-11-2016-0031

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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