The government is expected to tap both the local and international bond markets this year, depending on the level of demand and the pricing it can obtain, al-Jadaan said in May.
Saudi Arabia issued its first international bond of $17.5 billion last year and a debut international sukuk of $9 billion in April as it seeks to plug a budget deficit caused by lower oil prices.
(Reporting by Davide Barbuscia; editing by Jason Neely) ((Davide.Barbuscia@thomsonreuters.com;))
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