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United Arab Emirates Freight Transport Report Q2 2012 - Product Image

United Arab Emirates Freight Transport Report Q2 2012

  • ID: 2113771
  • March 2012
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 67 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Aramex
  • Emirates SkyCargo
  • Etihad Crystal Cargo
  • Gulf Energy Maritime
  • Gulf Navigation Holding
  • Gulftainer
  • MORE

Business Monitor International's United Arab Emirates Freight Transport Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, freight transportation associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on United Arab Emirates's freight transportation industry.

The UAE is set for another year of steady yet relatively uninspiring growth through 2012, with real GDP forecast to expand by 3.0%. This follows an estimated 3.3% rate of expansion posted in 2011. Broadly speaking, the same problems that have been weighing on the economy since 2009 look set to continue over the coming quarters, with weakness in the domestic real estate market, anaemic credit growth and ongoing deleveraging in the private sector tempering our near-term outlook. Our real GDP growth forecast for the coming year is slightly below consensus; however, this is largely a product of BMI's relatively more pessimistic outlook on the health of the global economy.

The outlook for the UAE's freight transport sector in 2012 is more upbeat, benefiting from the role of the country's ports and airports as transhipment hubs. Strong READ MORE >


  • Aramex
  • Emirates SkyCargo
  • Etihad Crystal Cargo
  • Gulf Energy Maritime
  • Gulf Navigation Holding
  • Gulftainer
  • MORE

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
United Arab Emirates' Freight Transport Industry SWOT
United Arab Emirates' Political SWOT
United Arab Emirates' Economic SWOT
United Arab Emirates' Business Environment SWOT

Industry Trends And Developments

Market Overview

Industry Forecast
Maritime Freight
Table: Maritime Freight - Throughput, 2009-2016 ('000 tonnes)
Air Freight
Table: Air Freight, 2009-2016 ('000 tonnes)
Table: Trade Overview, 2009-2016
Table: Key Trade Indicators, 2009-2016 (US$mn and % change y-o-y)
Table: UAE's Main Import Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn)
Table: UAE's Main Export Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn)

Global Oil Products Price Outlook

Political Outlook
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook

Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: United Arab Emirates – Economic Activity, 2011-2016

Company Profiles
Etihad Crystal Cargo
Emirates SkyCargo
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC)
Gulf Energy Maritime
Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company
Gulf Navigation Holding

Country Snapshot: UAE Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2000-2004
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Transport Industry

-Etihad Crystal Cargo
-Emirates SkyCargo
-United Arab Shipping Company (UASC)
-Gulf Energy Maritime
-Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company
-Gulf Navigation Holding

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