SAMA Foreign Holdings
|Saudi Arabia||US$ 532.8* Billion|
Transparency Rating: 4
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Firm Investment Style: N/A
Entity Structure: Fund in Central Bank
Population Est.: 29.2 million – 2012
Wealth Per Capita Est.: $18,249
Some of the funds are managed by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), the central bank of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which was established in 1952.
Strategy & Objectives
Many of the surplus oil revenues are invested in low-risk assets, such as sovereign debt instruments.
*Calculated by taking Investment in Foreign Reserves + Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad