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John Sfakianakis

John Sfakianakis is the director of economic research at the Gulf Research Center (GRC) in Riyadh.

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A fiscal map to keep Kingdom’s growing economy on track

Saudi Arabia has announced another historic budget. The government’s main thrust is to support the economy through the largest expenditure in its economic history. Overall expenditure is expected to grow by 7 percent as the main impetus is to support growth in the economy.

December 19, 2018

The fiscal success story of G-20

Saudi Arabia is proving to be the fiscal success story of the Group of Twenty (G-20). The fiscal consolidation of the past years is paying off. 

December 20, 2017