Construction in Kuwait - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022

  • ID: 4576386
  • Report
  • Region: Kuwait
  • 41 pages
  • Timetric
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Construction in Kuwait - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022

Summary:

Construction activity in Kuwait was weak in 2017, following the economic slowdown and low oil prices, which resulted in a deteriorating business environment. In addition, the government decreased its oil production capacity in 2017, in order to meet the output target of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). This resulted in lower government revenue, which in turn reduced its spending on large infrastructure projects; consequently, the country’s construction industry contracted by 3.5% in real terms in 2017.

The industry is expected to post positive growth over the forecast period (2018-2022), supported by the recovery in oil prices and increased production volumes, as well as investment in government programs such as the Kuwait National Development Plan (KNDP) 2035 and the Five-Year Development Plan 2015-2020.

In 2017, the government launched KNDP 2035 to develop the country’s transport infrastructure, healthcare facilities, housing, education facilities, energy infrastructure, waste water management systems, ports and airports.

In real terms, the industry’s output value is forecast to rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.38% over the forecast period; up from 3.96% during the review period (2013-2017).

Construction in Kuwait - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022 report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into the Kuwaiti construction industry, including -
  • The Kuwaiti construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and construction activity
  • Critical insight into the impact of industry trends and issues, as well as an analysis of key risks and opportunities in the Kuwaiti construction industry
  • Analysis of the mega-project pipeline, focusing on development stages and participants, in addition to listings of major projects in the pipeline.
Key Highlights:
  • The research expects infrastructure construction market to register a forecast-period CAGR of 18.90% in nominal terms, driven by public and private sector investments in the country’s transport infrastructure. In March 2018, the government announced plans to spend KWD8.0 billion (US$26.6 billion) on the development of new road projects in the country.
  • In order to transform the country into a regional financial and cultural hub, as well as to reduce dependency on the oil sector, in 2017 the Kuwaiti government launched KNDP 2035. Under this plan, the government aims to increase the country’s revenue by four times, going from KWD13.2 billion (US$43.6 billion) in 2017 to KWD50.0 billion (US$164.0 billion) by 2035. It is focusing on the development of transport infrastructure, commercial buildings, industrial facilities, water distillation facilities and renewable energy infrastructure.
  • The research expects energy and utilities construction market to register a forecast-period CAGR of 9.29% in nominal terms. Under the National Development Plan, the government plans to double the electricity production capacity of the country by 2030. Accordingly, it plans to invest in new power generation plants so as to increase the electricity production capacity from 15.0GW in 2017 to 32.0GW by 2030.
  • The government is focusing on the development of healthcare infrastructure, in order to provide adequate medical support to all citizens and increase medical tourism. The government plans to spend KWD32.6 billion (US$108.0 billion) on the development of new hospitals across the country by 2035. Accordingly, under the Healthcare Infrastructure Development program, the government will invest KWD2.2 billion (US$7.3 billion) on the construction of new hospitals and healthcare centers across the country by 2020.
  • The total construction project pipeline in Kuwait, as tracked by Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) and including all mega projects with a value above US$25 million, stands at KWD71.5 billion (US$237.2 billion). The pipeline comprises a high proportion of late-stage projects, with 61.4% of the pipeline by value in execution and 14.7% in the pre-execution stage as of May 2018.
Scope:

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the construction industry in Kuwait. It provides -
  • Historical (2013-2017) and forecast (2018-2022) valuations of the construction industry in Kuwait, featuring details of key growth drivers.
  • Segmentation by sector (commercial, industrial, infrastructure, energy and utilities, institutional and residential) and by sub-sector
  • Analysis of the mega-project pipeline, including breakdowns by development stage across all sectors, and projected spending on projects in the existing pipeline.
  • Listings of major projects, in addition to details of leading contractors and consultants.
Reasons to buy:
  • Identify and evaluate market opportunities using the researcher's standardized valuation and forecasting methodologies.
  • Assess market growth potential at a micro-level with over 600 time-series data forecasts.
  • Understand the latest industry and market trends.
  • Formulate and validate strategy using the researcher's critical and actionable insight.
  • Assess business risks, including cost, regulatory and competitive pressures.
  • Evaluate competitive risk and success factors.
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1 Executive Summary

2 Construction Outlook: At-a-glance

3 Latest News and Indicators

4 Key Drivers and Risks
4.1 Economic Performance
4.2 Political Environment
4.3 Demographics

5 Construction Outlook
5.1 All Construction
5.1.1 Outlook
5.1.2 Project analytics
5.2 Commercial Construction
5.2.1 Outlook
5.2.2 Project analytics
5.3 Industrial Construction
5.3.1 Outlook
5.3.2 Project analytics
5.4 Infrastructure Construction
5.4.1 Outlook
5.4.2 Project analytics
5.5 Energy and Utilities Construction
5.5.1 Outlook
5.5.2 Project analytics
5.6 Institutional Construction
5.6.1 Outlook
5.6.2 Project analytics
5.7 Residential Construction
5.7.1 Outlook
5.7.2 Project analytics

6 Key Industry Participants
6.1 Contractors
6.2 Consultants

7 Appendix
7.1 What is this Report About?
7.2 Definitions
7.3 About the Publisher
7.4 About The Construction Intelligence Center
7.5 Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Kuwait, Key Economic Indicators
Table 2: Kuwait, Construction Output Value (nominal, KWD Million)
Table 3: Kuwait, Construction Output Value (nominal, US$ Million)
Table 4: Kuwait, Top Commercial Construction Projects by Value
Table 5: Kuwait, Top Industrial Construction Projects by Value
Table 6: Kuwait, Top Infrastructure Construction Projects by Value
Table 7: Kuwait, Top Energy and Utilities Construction Projects by Value
Table 8: Kuwait, Top Institutional Construction Projects by Value
Table 9: Kuwait, Top Residential and Mixed-Use Construction Projects by Value
Table 10: Kuwait, Key Contractors
Table 11: Kuwait, Key Consultants
Table 12: Construction Market Definitions
Table 13: Construction Risk Index Ratings and Scores

List of Figures
Figure 1: Key Markets, Construction Output Growth Matrix and Risk Matrix
Figure 2: Kuwait, Construction Projects Pipeline by Sector (KWD Million)
Figure 3: Kuwait, Construction Output Value (Real, US$ billion, 2017 prices and exchange rate)
Figure 4: Kuwait, Construction Output Value, Growth Matrix
Figure 5: Kuwait, Construction Output Value, by Sector (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 6: Kuwait, Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million), 2017-2022
Figure 7: Kuwait, Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 8: Kuwait, Commercial Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 9: Kuwait, Commercial Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 10: Kuwait, Commercial Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 11: Kuwait, Industrial Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 12: Kuwait, Industrial Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 13: Kuwait, Industrial Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 14: Kuwait, Infrastructure Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 15: Kuwait, Infrastructure Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 16: Kuwait, Infrastructure Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 17: Kuwait, Energy and Utilities Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 18: Kuwait, Energy and Utilities Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 19: Kuwait, Energy and Utilities Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 20: Kuwait, Institutional Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 21: Kuwait, Institutional Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 22: Kuwait, Institutional Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 23: Kuwait, Residential Construction Output by Project Type (KWD Million), 2013-2022
Figure 24: Kuwait, Residential Construction Projects Pipeline, Value by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 25: Kuwait, Residential Construction Projects Pipeline, Projected Annual Spending by Stage (KWD Million)
Figure 26: Kuwait, Headquarters of Key Contractors (% of Total Project Pipeline)
Figure 27: Kuwait, Headquarters of Foreign Contractors (% of Project Pipeline with Foreign Contractor)
Figure 28: Kuwait, Headquarters of Key Consultants (% of Total Project Pipeline)
Figure 29: Kuwait, Headquarters of Foreign Consultants (% of Project Pipeline with Foreign Consultants)
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