List of companies of Yemen

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Location of Yemen

Yemen is an Arab country in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. As of 2013, the country had a GDP (ppp) of US$61.63 billion, with an income per capita of $2,500. Services are the largest economic sector (61.4% of GDP), followed by the industrial sector (30.9%), and agriculture (7.7%). Of these, petroleum production represents around 25% of GDP and 63% of the government's revenue.[1]

Yemen's industrial sector is centered on crude oil production and petroleum refining, food processing, handicrafts, small-scale production of cotton textiles and leather goods, aluminum products, commercial ship repair, cement, and natural gas production. As of 2013, Yemen had an industrial production growth rate of 4.8%.[1] It also has large proven reserves of natural gas.[2] Yemen's first liquified natural gas plant began production in October 2009.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Aden Airways Consumer services Airlines Aden 1949 Airline, defunct 1967
Almasirah Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Sana'a 2012 Houthis owned
Alyemda Consumer services Airlines Aden 1971 Airline, defunct 1996
Arabia Felix Hotel Consumer services Hotels Sana'a ? Hotel
Central Bank of Yemen Financials Banks Sana'a 1971 Central bank
Felix Airways Consumer services Airlines Sana'a 2008 Low-cost airline, part of Yemenia
Gold Mohur Hotel Consumer services Hotels Aden ? Resort hotel
Sultan Palace Hotel Consumer services Hotels Sana'a 1987 Hotel
Yemenia Consumer services Airlines Sana'a 1962 Flag carrier of Yemen
Yemen Mobile Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Sana'a[3] 2004 Mobile network
Yemen Post Consumer services Publishing Sana'a 2007 Newspaper
Yemen TV Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Sana'a 1975 National television

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Yemen". Central Intelligence Agency. CIA World Factbook. 6 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Yemen". Encyclopaedia Britannica. 23 April 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Yemen Mobile: Private Company Information". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-12-20.