Middle East & North Africa Economics

Middle East Watch

30 August, 2017

Intrigue in the House of Saud

Changes at the top of the royal family have paved the way for King Salman’s son, Mohammed bin Salman, to accede to the throne, with some suggesting that an abdication and succession could take place in the next month or so. In this Watch, we take a closer look at what all of this might mean for the Saudi economy and the Kingdom’s ambitious reform plans.

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