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Saudi Arabia economic outlook Q3 2014

Saudi Arabia economic outlook Q3 2014

Report summary

Saudi Arabia is the world's largest petroleum exporter. The economy is dependent on the oil and gas sector which makes up approximately 50% of GDP and 85% of export earnings. Ambitious government spending plans to improve both commercial and social infrastructure are aimed at encouraging the development of the private and non-oil sector. Diversification of economic activity is critical to bolstering long term economic growth. 

What's included?

This report includes 4 file(s)

  • Saudi Arabia economic outlook Q3 2014 PDF - 319.43 KB 7 Pages, 1 Tables, 9 Figures
  • GDP Forecast Jul 2014.xls XLS - 1.58 MB
  • IP Forecast Jul 2014.xls XLS - 1.40 MB
  • Latest Population Forecast (with charts).xls XLS - 3.55 MB


This Economic Outlook presents our macroeconomic outlook to 2035 at the country level.

Specifically we assess the structure of the economy and present the GDP and industrial production outlook.

The long-term outlook is underpinned by a set of GDP models which take account of long-term structural drivers of GDP including demographics, investment and productivity growth.

Finally, we highlight the key risks facing our outlook, both upside and downside.

Wood Mackenzie's macroeconomic forecasts underpin all our commodity demand analysis, ensuring we continually deliver an integrated and consistent view.

  • Executive summary
  • Market structure
  • Economic outlook
  • Policy and regulation
  • Risks and uncertainties
    • Upside
    • Downside

In this report there are 10 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Economic indicators
  • Market structure
    • Value added (constant 2005 prices)
    • Unemployment rate
    • Life expectancy at birth, total
    • School enrollment, tertiary
  • Economic outlook
    • Oil/NGL revenue
    • Investment
    • Saudi Arabia population by age cohort
    • Annual GDP growth
  • Policy and regulation
    • Fiscal balance
  • Risks and uncertainties
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