Just 22% of women are currently active in the workplace © Gehad Hamdy/dpa/PA Images
Just 22% of women are currently active in the workplace © Gehad Hamdy/dpa/PA Images

$90bn boost from Saudi women drivers

26 June 2018

Repeal of the long-standing law which forbade Saudi women from driving could bring economic benefits to the kingdom worth $90bn, according to Bloomberg Economics.

Bloomberg Economics said allowing Saudi women to drive could help the kingdom reap as much income as selling 5% of shares in Saudi Aramco.

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