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Economisch commentaar

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Oplopende spanningen tussen Saoedi Arabië en Iran hebben macro economisch vooralsnog een beperkte impact. Echter, de spanningen zouden instabiliteit kunnen vergroten in het Midden Oosten en de huidige vluchtelingencrisis in Europa verergeren.

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Country Report Saudi Arabia (Engelstalig)

Economic growth has slowed down and government finances have deteriorated quickly as a result of lower oil prices. After his accession, King Salman has made major changes to the leadership that have consolidated power in the Sudairi clan.

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Country Report Saudi Arabia (Engelstalig)

Weaker oil markets are hurting Saudi Arabia given the high reliance of the economy and government income on the hydrocarbon sector. Fortunately, strong financial buffers provide sufficient mitigation for now.

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Country Report Saudi Arabia (Engelstalig)

Saudi Arabia’s economic growth is estimated to slow in 2013, but will pick up in 2014. Concerns about succession risks have diminished this year.

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Saudi Arabia (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Saudi Arabia is a prosperous country due to an abundance of hydrocarbon resources and is estimated to grow by 5.6% in 2012. The country was hardly affected by contagion from the Arab Spring protests, due to substantial government hand-outs.

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Country Report Saudi Arabia (Engelstalig)

The Saudi Arabian economy is highly reliant on its oil resources. As it possesses a quarter of the world’s proven oil reserves and is the world’s only “swing producer” since it has considerable capacity to extract more barrels from its sources, the country plays an important international role.