Economists see Kingdom playing a pivotal role in global economy

Khalil Anware

Khalil Anware
September 5, 2016

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This article includes comments from CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani.

The G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, offers the Kingdom an opportunity to play a crucial role as the most important energy producer and in stabilizing oil supply and prices internationally.

In this context, Basil Al-Ghalayini, CEO of BMG Financial Group, says: “As the largest OPEC producer and a regional political heavy weight, Saudi Arabia plays a critical role within the G20. With its Vision 2030 and its National Transformation Program 2020, there is a race against time to implement such a plan. Hence, the other G19 are monitoring with anticipation …

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