01 Feb 2015
Swift royal succession highlights authorities’ desire for continuity and stability
On 22 January King Abdullah bin Abd-al-Aziz of Saudi Arabia passed away at the age of 91. The same day, his 79-year-old half-brother Salman – ...
27 Jan 2015
Solutions: Easy access to 41 Islamic countries
Credimundi has a fronting agreement with ICIEC: the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit. ICIEC is 100% owned by the ...
UAE - United Arab Emirates
07 Nov 2014
Case: Client faces touchy issue
In Saudi Arabia trust and honour are treasured values. That’s why it’s delicate, even close to offensive, to press your Saudi business partner ...
01 Oct 2014
Resilient to recent fall in oil prices, despite high hydrocarbon dependency
Somewhat surprisingly, Brent crude oil prices have fallen by USD 20 since their peak of USD 115 mid-June. The upward price effects of the ...
01 Apr 2014
Appointment of deputy crown prince lowers succession risk in the coming years
King Abdullah formally appointed his half-brother, Prince Muqrin, as deputy crown prince on 27 March. Muqrin is the youngest son of King ...
Country Risk Assessment Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil producer and exporter. Its proved oil reserves represent 16% of worldwide oil reserves and ...