SABIC today

SABIC today is among the leading international petrochemical companies in terms of sales and product diversity. Headquartered in Riyadh, SABIC is the Middle East's largest non-oil industrial company.

SABIC's businesses are grouped into five core sectors: Basic Chemicals, Intermediates, Polyolefins ,PVC and Polyester , Fertilizers and Metals. Each sector consists of several Strategic Business Units (SBUs) that are entirely dedicated to the customers they serve.

SABIC's manufacturing network in Saudi Arabia consists of 18 world-scale industrial complexes operated by 16 affiliates. Most of these affiliates are based in Jubail Industrial City on the Arabian Gulf. Two are located in Yanbu Industrial City on the Red Sea and one in the Eastern Province city of Dammam. SABIC is also a partner in three regional ventures based in Bahrain.

The vision that led to SABIC's creation was closely associated with the aspirations of Saudi Arabia as a developing nation. SABIC continues to play an important role in achieving some of those aspirations, including the development of the country's human resources. SABIC is committed to Saudi social and cultural values and international business and environmental standards.

SABIC is owned by the Saudi Government (70%) and the private sector (30%). Private sector shareholders are from Saudi Arabia and other countries of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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