The National Competitiveness Center, is an independent government center, established in 2019, and enjoys an independent legal personality, under the Council of Economic and Development Affairs.
The center aims to improve and develop the competitive environment in Saudi Arabia, moving from the stage of facilitating the business environment to global competitiveness. That is in its most comprehensive concept, based on productivity, sustainability, and inclusiveness, and keeping pace with global trends towards climate change, carbon neutrality, the transition to a "green economy", and motivating the private sector to adopt practices in environmental, social, and governance "ESG".
The NCC works to improve the Kingdom’s ranking in the relevant global indicators and reports; by studying, identifying, and analyzing the obstacles and challenges facing the public and private sectors, proposing solutions, initiatives, and recommendations. In addition to following up on their implementation, and launching a new generation of legislative and procedural reforms in order to contribute to the economy’s transition to a productive stage and global competitiveness.