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Crude revenue jump narrows Saudi deficit

Budget gap drops to 46.5b riyals despite 17% dip in non-oil revenue


SAUDI Arabia's second-quarter budget gap narrowed to 46.5 billion riyals (S$17 billion) from the same period last year after income from oil advanced, while non-oil revenue fell.

Total revenue climbed 6 per cent in the second quarter to 163.9...

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