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Analysis | Saudi Economy: April 2013 Jadwa Chartbook
2013 | 04/03/2013

Analysis | Saudi Economy: April 2013 Jadwa Chartbook

The Jadwa Investment firm in Riyadh introduced the “Saudi Chartbook” to provide a quick, chart-based briefing on the key developments and trends in the Saudi economy and stock market. SUSRIS is pleased to provide the Summary from the April 2013 Saudi Chartbook and links to the complete reports in English and Arabic, rich with illuminating charts and graphs. SUSRIS thanks Jadwa Investment for providing this insightful report for your consideration.

New CENTCOM Chief on Riyadh Visit
2013 | 04/03/2013

New CENTCOM Chief on Riyadh Visit

General Lloyd Austin, the newly installed Commander of U.S. Central Command, the military joint staff that oversees US armed forces operations in the Arabian Peninsula, northeastern Africa and southwest Asia, was in Riyadh yesterday for meetings with Saudi Arabian officials.

Whither GCC-US Relations? – Sager
2013 | 03/31/2013

Whither GCC-US Relations? – Sager

The US-GCC relationship appears to be at a crossroads. Despite a long history of relations and a clear common and mutual interest in the stability and security of the Gulf region, the GCC states and the United States look as if they are growing apart on an almost daily basis. This is because on basically every issue of strategic importance and concern at the moment, the two sides are taking or have taken different positions. In this environment, the differences are growing rather than shrinking, an ominous development for the coming years.

Saudi Business Optimism Index 2013Q1
2013 | 03/31/2013

Saudi Business Optimism Index 2013Q1

Each quarter the National Commercial Bank and Dun and Bradstreet South Asia & Middle East Ltd offer their assessment of confidence in the Saudi economy through the Business Optimism Index. The surveys measure “the optimism in the Saudi business community, gauge their expectations and measure how this relates to the current economic environment in Saudi Arabia, regionally and globally.”

A Kingdom's Thirst: The Saudi Water Challenge
2013 | 03/30/2013

A Kingdom's Thirst: The Saudi Water Challenge

It’s no secret that Saudi Arabia is a dry place in a particularly arid region of the world. The dearth of water resources in the Kingdom is among its foremost challenges, with some estimates predicting full depletion by 2050 if nothing is done.

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