IMF chief predicts sustainable Gulf growth
An IMF official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with the organization's policy, said following the GCC's strong performance in 2011, growth in the nations' non-oil sectors is expected to slow as fiscal stimulus eases, but remain high by historical standards at around 6.5 and 5.6 percent in 2012 and 2013, respectively.
Saudi Arabia is one of the largest donors to countries of the region and contributors to the IMF.
Riyadh pledged an additional $15 billion earlier this year to the IMF following the fund's call for new resources, the official said.
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