A Saudi man counts banknotes at his jewelry shop at Tiba market in Riyadh, on October 3, 2016.
Since 2014 global oil prices have collapsed by more than half, leaving Saudi Arabia with a record deficit last year. The shortfall in the kingdom's main revenue source had already led to unprecedented subsidy cuts and a slowdown in government projects as the administration tries to diversify the economy. / AFP / FAYEZ NURELDINE        (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)