Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit speaks to reporters following a meeting of the governing board of the new Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International Airport at Rotes Rathaus city hall on January 7, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Officials announced the day before that the opening of the new airport will has been delayed again and will not occur before 2014. (Getty Images)
The small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.