IMF Fiscal Advice to Saudi Arabia

The IMF’s latest report states: “In staff’s view, the strong fiscal buffers, the availability of financing, and the current cyclical position of the economy mean that rapid fiscal consolidation is neither necessary nor desirable. Saudi Arabia has some fiscal space that can be used for a more gradual fiscal consolidation that balances the budget by 2022 rather than in 2019 …”. Read the report for the full background and context for the advice.

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