Saudi Arabia protective clothing market was evaluated at US$152.035 million for the year 2019.
The protective clothing market in Saudi Arabia is poised to show a nominal growth over the next five years due to the rapid population growth and expansion of industries is one of the prime factors significantly contributing towards the market growth in Israel. The growing focus of the government to turn the country into a knowledge center and industrial practices majorly in the field to fuel alternatives is also considered as one of the key factors for the growth of the market in Saudi Arabia. The market in Saudi Arabia is also poised to grow during the forecast period owing to the industrialization in the country which has developed at a steady pace, thus, creating a demand for inspection and testing for the maintenance of smooth industrial operations. Examples of manufacturing industries include the food and beverage industry, textile industry, leather industry, paper industry, pharmaceutical industry, and many more. Also, the number of operating industrial units has increased to around 7630 in 2018 from 206 (approximately) in 1974 (Source: Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources). This, in turn, is also projected to positively impact the market growth.
Furthermore, the market for these types of clothing in Saudi Arabia will show decent growth over the forecast period on account of the rising interest of the government owing to the growing focus to diversify the economy from an oil-based economy to invest more in other areas is considered to be one of the prime opportunities for the market to surge in the near future as the growth of various industries throughout the country is anticipated to drive the demand for protective clothing and bolster the market growth.
Saudi Arabia protective clothing market has been segmented on the basis of type and end-user industry. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garment, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the Saudi Arabia protective clothing market has been classified into oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare,and government.