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Saudi consumer spending to strengthen

Household spending in Saudi Arabia appeared to soften in the final months of 2022, but surveys suggest that consumers are optimistic about the outlook. The backdrop of loose fiscal policy, an improved labour market and falling inflation means that spending growth is likely to improve over the coming quarters.

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