Discussion Paper – July, 2018: Urban Economy & Municipal Finance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Evidence from Buraydah and Dammam
The geographic, cultural, social, demographic and economic advantages of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have made KSA a key international player and economic world power. Historically, oil and gas have been the country’s primary exports, but KSA has begun investing in other strategic sectors of the economy. This push towards economic diversification is supported by Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, which was adopted as a development roadmap for in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In its aim is to facilitate economic development in new industries and foster innovation and competitiveness in other sectors.