IMF: Saudi Arabia running on empty in five years – Al Jazeera English

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Saudi Arabia could burn through its financial assets within five years, as the country grapples with slumping oil prices. The Middle East’s biggest economy is expected to run budget deficits of 21.6 percent in 2015 and 19.4 percent in 2016, according the IMF’s latest regional outlook.Graphic1

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