TITLE

SAUDI ARABIA: MOVES TOWARDS DIVERSIFICATION

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Neil
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Middle East;Sep2002, Issue 326, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the domination of the oil industry on the economy of Saudi Arabia. Focus of the government on the hydrocarbon sector; Encouragement for investment in agriculture, water projects and tourism; Impact of oil revenues in curtailing the non-oil investments.
ACCESSION #
7382076

 

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