This year has been a painful one for small businesses. The coronavirus pandemic has kept economies closed, customers at home, and spending to a minimum. Economists predict that COVID-19 will cause the greatest recession the world has seen in nearly a century.
A Saudi man walks at the Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (File photo: AP)
Beyond the money
A woman shops for laundry detergent at a supermarket in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on October 18, 2020. (AFP)
Fund of funds rising
Saudi women work at a dates packaging factory in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)