The Real Game of Thrones: Evolving Geopolitical Dynamics and the Potential Impact for Global Investors

December 13, 2022 | Nic Solecki, CBDA, Associate Research Analyst

Following the Saudi-led OPEC+ announcement that the bloc will cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day, reports emerged that Saudi Arabia will soon join the BRICS alliance and deepen economic cooperation with China. Despite recent tensions with the U.S., the Kingdom’s preeminent role in the Belt and Road Initiative and potential admission to the BRICS alliance could drive global infrastructure development, technology research, and capital market expansion across global markets, potentially benefiting investors with long-term global and emerging market exposure.

This newsletter summarizes the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and BRICS Alliance, provides a brief history of Saudi-U.S. relations, and analyzes the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 efforts to diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy, ultimately concluding with the outlook and risks for investors.

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Nic Solecki, CBDA
Associate Research Analyst

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The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

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