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Saudi Arabia Infrastructure Report Q1 2013

  • Published: November 2012
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • 79 pages
  • Business Monitor International

BMI View:

Fuelled by a flurry of contract awards in 2012, we expect to see a buoyant 2013 and beyond.

Whilst the sheer size of the Saudi construction industry will force the growth to moderate in the longer term – largely due to base effects – we nevertheless highlight the vast opportunities within the wider construction sector. Funding – unhampered by any financial woes – is unlikely to run dry, nor lose support, as the government's vast infrastructure investment scheme aims to both diversify away from oil,
but also to keep protests at bay and stave off public discontent.

We forecast a robust 7.5% real industry growth for 2013. This reflects the significant number of contracts awarded both in 2011 (140% year-on-year (y-o-y) increase), and in H212 (50% increase y-o-y), as well as increased government spending, which was pledged in response to popular discontent and the Arab Spring. Over the medium term, we forecast healthy annual average growth of 5.6% between 2013 and 2017.

Factors Underlining Bullish Outlook:

- Electricity Revamp: One of the most dynamic sub-sectors in Saudi Arabia continues to be power plants and transmission READ MORE >

BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Saudi Arabia Infrastructure Industry SWOT 7

Market Overview 8

Competitive Landscape 8
Table: EQS Table 9

Building Materials 10

Middle East and North Africa 10

Cement Forecasts 15
Table: Saudi Arabia Cement Production and Consumption Data, 2010-2016 15
Table: Saudi Arabia Cement Production and Consumption Long Term Forecast, 2015 - 2021 15

Industry Forecast Scenario 17
Table: Saudi Arabia Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data, 2010-2016 17
Table: Saudi Arabia Construction And Infrastructure Long Term Forecast, 2015-2021 17

Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario 19

Transport Infrastructure 23

Transport Infrastructure Outlook and Overview 23

Major Projects Table – Transport 27
Table: Major Projects - Transport 27

Energy And Utilities Infrastructure 34

Energy And Utilities Infrastructure Outlook and Overview 34

Major Projects Table – Energy And Utilities 37
Table: Major Projects – Energy And Utilities 37

Residential/Non-Residential Construction and Social Infrastructure 45

Residential/Non-Residential Building Outlook and Overview 45

Major Projects Table – Residential/Non-Residential Construction and Social Infrastructure 50
Table: Major Projects – Construction And Social Infrastructure 50

Risk/Reward Ratings 55

Saudi Arabia’s Risk/Reward Ratings 55

Rewards 55

Risks 55

Regional Overview 56
Table: Regional Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings 60

Company Monitor 61

Al Rajhi Construction Group 61

Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) 62

Global Overview 66

Methodology 73

Industry Forecasts 73

Construction Industry 74

Data Methodology 74

New Infrastructure Data Sub-sectors 74

Construction 75

Capital Investment 76

Construction Sector Employment 77

Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings 77
Table: Infrastructure Business Environment Indicators 78

Company Monitor
Al Rajhi Construction Group
Saudi Binladin Group (SBG)

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