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Saudi Arabia’s investment in health care infrastructure in recent years has enabled the kingdom to navigate the early health care challenges associated with Covid-19 while its ample financial buffers and strong sovereign credit rating have allowed it to plug temporary revenue shortfalls resulting from the economic slowdown and collapse in global energy demand.
Saudi Arabia's response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been aided by solid fundamentals, proactive containment and mitigation policies, and an increasingly vibrant digital economy. While exploring the holistic response of policymakers to the challenges, this latest report also focuses on how the national payment infrastructure was able to support a rapid shift towards digital payments, and looks at whether the transition towards a cashless society has been accelerated.
Oxford Business Group has launched its 14th edition of The Report: Abu Dhabi 2020. This report comes at a time of significant uncertainty as the global economy navigates the social and economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.