Jazan Economic City

Jazan Economic City

Economic City is strategically located in the Province of Jazan, southwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a population of approximately 1.2 million and covering an area of 40,000 km2. Its major city, Jizan, is home to the Port of Jizan, Saudi Arabia’s third most important port on the Red Sea. JEC is situated on the coastline of the Red Sea, close to the main east and west sea trade routes to Europe, the Far East and the khalij Gulf. The city’s location provides significant opportunities for investment and facilitates the transportation of goods and cargo.

Jazan Economic City

Project Details

Based on the Royal Decree issued in 2013, JEC Phase 1 will be developed by Saudi Aramco on a best in class infrastructure and master planning which includes developing Port- Industrial and Residential Area, and Beesh Corniche.

The project started in 2006 and is expected to be complete in 2037. The development cost is approximately $27 billion.

Key Projects in Phase One:

• Oil refinery by Aramco.

• Opportunities in secondary and downstream industries of Petroleum Refining/processing, Steel Manufacturing and Titanium Processing.

• Multi-purpose seaport that will handle liquid/dry bulk containers and, other general cargo with the capacity to receive large carrier ships and oil tankers.

• Dedicated Power Plant.

• Industrial zone connected to the seaport.

• Residential complexes and commercial centres.