Infographic: Saudi Arabia - Maintaining Momentum

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Saudi Arabia 2015 Economy Infographic

Under the leadership of the new King, Saudi Arabia is pushing ahead with reforms and a host of major projects, despite the drop in oil prices. 

Economy: Public spending set to continue

The Kingdom's strong fiscal position should enable the government to maintain spending even in the face of lower oil prices.

Capital Markets: Opening up to foreign investors

The Saudi bourse has recently opened up to qualified foreign investors, with an eye to boosting institutional investment.

Education: Preparing for a knowledge economy

Accouting for the second-largest part of the budget, education remains a central priority for the government.

Energy: OPEC heavyweight maintains production

Despite the volatility of recent years, Saudi Arabia has steered a steady course in terms of oil output.