SAUDi ARABIA. Saudi banks have a combined exposure of around US$5 billion to the two troubles Saudi family conglomerates, Saad Group and Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Bros., according to a Standard Chartered report.
UAE. "When the system collapses, it is not the end of the world. It simply means that the major trading and financial powers in the world come together in a conference to write new rules of the game." ICA Conference in Dubai to address lessons from global economic crisis.