SAUDI ARABIA STRATEGIC UPDATE

A weekly newsletter with carefully selected news and commentary articles highlighting the strategic development and challenges.

Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
23 September 2017

  • Saudi Arabia’s future: From Kingdom of Oil to

  • Start Up Hub and Fintech center?

  • Saudi Arabia enters “Fun Land”

  • Middle-East Tensions Soar After Critical Phone Call

  • OPEC’s Latest Report Signals An Oil Price Rally

  • Why Aramco Delayed Its IPO

  • Trouble Is Brewing In Kurdistan

  • ... and 40 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
5 September 2017

  • Saudi Iran political thaw not yet imminent

  • Qatar Saudi crisis Phase 2.0?

  • Saudi financial situation still under threat

  • The Aramco IPO: A Geopolitical Game Of Thrones

  • Saudi Arabia China to challenge Dollar Oil connection

  • ... and 30 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
18 August 2017

  • New desalination private finance wave hits Saudi Arabia

  • Aramco IPO still undecided on listings

  • Saudi financials showing positive change

  • Saudi tourism adventures to become big ticket or challenge?

  • Saudi Shia region threat scenario increased

  • ... and 25 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
12 July 2017

  • Saudi Arabia opens up military deals Russia

  • Russian LNG targeted by Aramco

  • Saudi internal discussions to change OPEC cut strategy?

  • OPEC exports under pressure. Saudi Manifa problem sign of troubles?

  • ... and 25 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
28 June 2017

  • New crown prince of Riyadh takes on the world, region under pressure?

  • Saudi Arabia Turkey cooperation under extreme pressure due to Qatar

  • MSCI upgrade could bring Saudi Arabia hard-needed billions

  • per barrel puts Saudi net fiscal proceeds at risk

  • Saudis Foil Attack By Unknown Enemy On Offshore Oil Field

  • Are Russia And The Saudis Planning A Natural Gas Cartel?

  • ... and 30 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
13 June 2017

  • Saudi Qatar Rift, Muslim Brotherhood, energy and media crisis - instability

  • Saudi-Russian oil cooperation expansion of mutual benefit?

  • Saudi Shi’a region unrest building up?

  • Tiran-Sanafir deal reached, conflict between Cairo-Riyadh not yet over?

  • Private sector Saudi Arabia to counter healthcare demand surge

  • ... and 30 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
30 May 2017

  • Saudi Arabia steps up defense sector developments

  • Saudi economy moves to renewed growth

  • Aramco preparations continue, management shakeup linked to markets

  • US-Saudi defense deals show of force Trump or deal making MBS?

  • GCC under pressure as Qatar crisis increases

  • Decline foreign assets continue, while budget pressures Riyadh on oil price

  • ... and 30 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
15 May 2017

  • Saudi Arabia to join Chinese ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, India worried

  • Saudi foreign divestment needs countered by higher oil prices

  • Aramco transparency 2.0 enough for London listing?

  • Are The Saudis Preparing A Bullish Surprise This OPEC Meeting?

  • ... and 30 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
9 May 2017

  • Saudi Arabia’s multibillion arms deal comes with strings attached

  • Saudi Arabia still focusing OPEC strategy on cut extension

  • Non-oil sector growth Saudi Arabia increases April

  • Saudi Power Struggle Could Destabilize The Entire Middle East

  • Could Lack Of Transparency Hurt Aramco’s Trillion Dollar Valuation?

  • Military alliance Arab states to confront Iran soon?

  • ... and 25 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
24 April 2017

  • Oil production cut needed to counter economic-political issues Saudi Arabia
  • Economy Saudi Arabia still under pressure, IMF report
  • Saudi Arabia to receive more US military assistance?
  • Capital market reforms Saudi Arabia to speed up
  • ... and 25 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
8 April 2017

  • Saudi Arabia targets oil market changes, Europe again in focus
  • Saudi financials are hit by cost increase
  • Renewables drive Saudi Arabia due to crude oil prices and electricity demand increase
  • Job creation crucial for Saudi Arabia’s future
  • ... and 15 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
1 April 2017

  • Saudi Egypt strategic reset imminent and needed
  • Saudi Arabia’s Asian investment spree linked to Aramco IPO
  • Saudi financials showing improvement as growing US debt shows
  • Saudi Aramco IPO Under Pressure, As 9/11 Lawsuits And Oil Prices Hit
  • ... and 25 pages of news
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Saudi Arabia Strategic Update
27 March 2017

  • Saudi Arabia – US, cooperation based on regional threats or financial incentives?

  • Saudi to sign deals with Bahrain worth 3mln

  • Iranian haj pilgrim arrangement complete Saudi Arabia

  • GCC mobile phone market rebounds after 2016 slump

  • …and more news…

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