Nuclear negotiations losing ground
Arabia Monitor Monthly
In this month’s update, we provide our views on:
The ongoing protests in Iran and how they could be a portent of things to come as nuclear negotiations stall and the potential for sanctions relief remains uncertain.
Despite a tendency to alter its fiscal policy relative to oil prices, Saudi Arabia is expected to remain on its spending efficiency drive; fiscal strings are set to remain tight for now, even amid higher oil production.
As China’s regional and economic influence grows though its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), so too do its security concerns. The big question is whether Beijing can achieve results different from well-trodden neo-colonialist paths.
Florence Eid-Oakden, Ph.D, Chief Economist
Ghalia Al Bajali, Leila Lajevardi, Mingqiao Zhao, Analysts
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