Looks like Spains economy, struggeling so hard with its finances, got some fresh blood due to cooperating heavily with Saudi Arabia. Here some clues:
June 18: "King Juan Carlos today presented his condolences to Saudi King Abdullah on Saturday by the death of his brother, Crown Prince and Minister of Interior Nayef bin Abdulaziz al Saud, on a whirlwind trip to Saudi Arabia accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo. Don Juan Carlos has canceled their attendance at the event to mark the bicentenary of the Supreme Court to move to Taif, to the summer residence of Abdullah, to pass along his condolences noon in person to the Saudi monarch, who joins him a close friendship.
June 09: "Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of Defense, paid a visit to King Juan Carlos of Spain at La Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, Friday. Prince Salman also attended a party hosted in his honor by Prince Mansour Bin Khalid, Saudi Ambassador to Spain..." LINK
Jan 14: "RIYADH — Saudi Arabia has inked an $8.22 billion (6.48 bn euros) deal with a Spanish consortium to build a high-speed railway on the Muslim pilgrim route between Mecca and Medina. Spanish companies beat out French rivals in October for the contract to build the oil-rich kingdom's Haramain High Speed Rail Project (HHR). The project aims to provide transportation for Muslim pilgrims between the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina through the Red Sea-port city of Jeddah, a distance of 450 kilometres (280 miles)." Link