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Billy FitzHerbert, Middle East Regional Editor

Billy FitzHerbert
Middle East Regional Editor
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Billy FitzHerbert
12 May 2020
Economic Snapshots

Four years after Saudi Arabia launched its Vision 2030 development strategy, the non-oil economy is benefitting from sustained reform as projects across a range of sectors come to fruition. Meanwhile, the country will become the first Arab nation to host the G20 Leaders’ Summit in November 2020, with the gathering set to address the unprecedented global economic challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic in the first half of the year. The Kingdom entered 2020 on the back of modest 0.3% growth in 2019 and despite early challenges, the economic and social measures that have been introduced in recent years bode well for the country’s health in the medium to long term.

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