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MOHAMED IQBAL LATONA

MOHAMED IQBAL LATONA is the first ambassador of the Republic of Mauritius to Saudi Arabia. Alexander Woodman sat down with Ambassador Latona to discuss the development of bilateral relations between the two countries. Until a year ago Mauritius did not have an embassy in Saudi Arabia. As your country’s first…

K.S.A. ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT

The August 2018 chart book by Jadwa Investments provides useful insights into Saudi Arabia’s economy. Real economy Data for June showed mixed economic activity. While PoS transactions were up 6.8 percent year-on-year, ATM transactions were down 4.4 percent, reflecting slower activity during the eid al-fitr holidays. Cement sales continued to drop, with a…

SAUDI ARABIA’S RECORD $17.5 BILLION BOND ISSUE

Saudi Arabia’s record $17.5 billion bond issue Saudi Arabia conducted the largest-ever emerging market bond sale last month, selling $17.5 billion of debt in the government’s first international offer while attracting investor orders totalling almost four times that amount. Reuters attributed the huge demand, larger than many market participants had…

YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS

One hundred of the world’s most promising business leaders and social entrepreneurs under the age of forty have been selected to join the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders. The 2018 nominations include nine outstanding young leaders from the Middle East and North Africa The Young Global Leaders class…