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Saudi Non-Oil Sector Was 73% of GDP in 2011, Arab News Reports

April 17, 2012

Saudi Arabia’s non-oil sector contributed 73 percent to real gross domestic product in 2011, Arab News reported, citing a speech by Economy and Planning Minister Muhammad al-Jasser.

Saudi cement (SACCO) production was 62 million tons last year, the Jeddah-based newspaper cited him as saying.

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