The MENA region has a population of around 370 million. They are young, highly literate, and tech-savvy. The MENA book market is estimated to be $1 billion and projected to triple in size by 2030.
Sharjah is committed to being the Global Hub for the publishing industry. Readers in the Middle East will gain access to new literature by foreign authors while Arab authors can easily publish and share their work with the world.
SBA’s publishing and distribution division is fully-integrated and the largest of its kind in the region. We use state-of-the-art equipment to print books at the highest standards of quality. An online sales and distribution company facilitates worldwide sales of local and international authors’ work.
You couldn’t ask for a better location. The U.A.E. is the top logistics hub in the MENA region. Sharjah has access to strategic waterways and modern air, land, and sea transportation infrastructure. It is connected to the outside world via Sharjah International Airport, Port Khalid, Port Khorfakkan, and Port Hamriyah Free Zone. This is an unbeatable logistical advantage.