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Four Things We Learned About Saudi Arabia From the Deputy Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia is facing the biggest economic shake-up since the country was founded.

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sat down for a five-hour interview with Bloomberg News at the royal compound in Riyadh last week. Here’s a breakdown of what we learned.

The center piece of the 30-year-old prince’s vision for a revamped Saudi Arabia is a plan is to turn the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund into a sovereign wealth fund billed as the largest on the planet, a fund so large that the country will eventually rely more on investment income than oil income.