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Economic Trends Shaping Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Economic Trends Shaping Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Scope of the report

Report scope: Economic, Fiscal, and Industry Analysis

Geographic scope: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Qatar, Saudi Arabia


What makes our report unique?

This report includes an impact analysis of plunging oil prices on GCC, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in particular, with coverage on fiscal readjustment strategies and economic diversification policies.

The report also highlights non-hydrocarbon related growth opportunities across sectors such as construction, insurance, and airports that investors could look to pursue amidst oil price disruptions.


Key Questions Answered

How are Qatar and Saudi Arabia fiscally re-strategizing, and what are the implications of the same?
What is the progress on economic diversification away from oil and gas, and what are the government policies for the same?
What are some of the non-hydrocarbon related growth opportunities?


  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    • Executive Summary-Qatar
    • Executive Summary-Saudi Arabia
  • GCC-A Macroeconomic Outlook
    • Impact of Falling Oil Prices
    • Growth Outlook
    • Fiscal Outlook
  • Qatar in Focus
    • Country Snapshot
    • Government Revenue and Expenditure
    • Progress in Economic Diversification
      • Table Real GDP Growth**, Qatar, 2011-2014
    • Policies for Greater Economic Diversification
    • Infrastructure Boom
    • Growing Insurance Industry
    • Natural Gas Industry Outlook
  • Saudi Arabia in Focus
    • Country Snapshot
    • Budget Analysis
    • Progress on Economic Diversification
      • Table Real GDP Growth***, Saudi Arabia, 2011-2014
    • Policies for Greater Economic Diversification
    • Privatization of Airports
    • Industrial Clusters Program
    • Oil Industry Outlook
    • Key Predictions

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