Saudi Arabia Freight Transport Report Q4 2012

  • ID: 2258493
  • October 2012
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • 65 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia's freight transportation industry.

The outlook for the Saudi Arabian freight transport sector is sanguine indeed. The government stimulus package continues to make itself felt through increased consumer confidence which is driving up container volumes at the kingdom's ports. This in turn will boost road haulage volumes. Total tonnage volumes at Saudi ports are also undergoing strong growth, and will be supported over the medium term by the massive house-building programme that is getting underway. The country is well supported by a growing fleet of dry and liquid bulk tankers which continues to expand through company mergers and vessel acquisitions, and the national air carrier, Saudia, has been generating strong revenue and volume growth in 2012. Specific investments in expanding the kingdom's maritime facilities, and in projects such as the Saudi Landbridge and the North-South railway, coupled with strong economic READ MORE >

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BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Saudi Arabia Freight Transport Industry SWOT 7

Saudi Arabia Political SWOT 7

Saudi Arabia Economic SWOT 8

Saudi Arabia Business Environment SWOT 8

Industry Trends And Developments 9

Road 9

Air 9

Maritime 10

Market Overview 13

Industry Forecast 17

Macroeconomic Outlook 17

Air Freight 17
Table: Air Freight, 2009-2016 18

Rail Freight 18
Table: Rail Freight, 2009-2016 18

Maritime Freight 19
Table: Maritime Freight, 2009-2016 20

Trade 20
Table: Saudi Arabia's Main Import Partners (US$mn), 2002-2009 20
Table: Saudi Arabia's Main Export Partners (US$mn), 2002-2009 21
Table: Trade Overview, 2009-2016 21
Table: Key Trade Indicators, 2009-2016 22

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 23
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts 24
Table: Refining Marker Margins (US$/bbl) 28

Political Outlook 34

Political Risk Analysis 34

Long-Term Political Outlook 35

Macroeconomic Outlook 39
Table: Saudi Arabia - Economic Activity, 2011-2016 42

Company Profiles 43

Vela International Marine (Vela) 43

Bahri 46

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) 51

Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia) 54

Demographic Outlook 59
Table: Saudi Arabia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 60
Table: Saudi Arabia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 61
Table: Saudi Arabia's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 62
Table: Saudi Arabia's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 62

BMI Methodology 63

Saudi Arabia Freight Transport Report Q4 2012

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How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 63

Transport Industry 63

Sources 64

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