MBS unveils his ambitions for Saudi economy, markets left hanging on detail


Issue 1008 - 21 Jan 2016 | 1 minute read

Plans to overhaul the economy unveiled in The Economist’s scoop interview with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) offer the prospect of a more open economy that the kingdom’s current dominant policy-maker wants to deliver, and that McKinsey & Company and other advisers believe is essential if Saudi Arabia is to better employ and house its young population.

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