Over The Barrel: A Buffer Called Saudi Arabia

Over The Barrel: A Buffer Called Saudi Arabia

Two unconnected ‘developments’ and one ‘fact’ lead me to suggest India should deepen its economic linkages with Saudi Arabia through interlocking cross-country investments. The first development is the recent attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas infrastructure.

Power demand falls for second straight month of September

Power demand falls for second straight month of September

Power generation in the country fell 4.5% year-on-year to 113.6 million units (MU) in September, recording the second straight month when electricity produced was less than the corresponding period in 2018. Since electricity cannot be stored, generation is the most robust indicator of consumption trends.