End of Austerity: Saudi Arabia’s Turning Point

Some 350bn worth of deals were announced this week between Saudi Arabia and US companies during the hugely successful state visit of US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia.

The news came just one week after the IMF called for Riyadh to ease back on its tough austerity programme and for the kingdom to return its focus on driving growth particularly in the non-oil sector.

Join MEED Live this Thursday, for a special webinar looking at the significance of these events and what it means for business in the kingdom.

Featuring the exclusive insight of MEED’s Oil & Gas Editor Mark Watts and Power & Water Editor Andrew Roscoe, who was in Saudi Arabia covering President Trump’s visit to the kingdom, the webinar will look at whether we have reached the end of austerity in the kingdom, and what we can expect next.

Featuring the findings from MEED’s latest research on the kingdom, the webinar will include:

  • Have we reached the end of austerity in Saudi Arabia?
  • The outlook kingdom’s oil and gas and energy sector
  • Kick starting the kingdom’s projects sector
  • The latest on Saudi Aramco’s $334bn investment programme
  • The expansion of Aramco’s long term agreements for off shore contracting
  • An update on the kingdom’s 9.5GW renewable energy programme
  • Riyadh’s plans to privatise the kingdom’s electricity sector
  • The Aramco IPO, In Kingdom Total Value and other policies shaping spending in the kingdom

Join MEED Live at 13:00 this Thursday

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