Saudi Arabia Transport Articles & Analysis

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To what extent has privatisation played a role in the development of port operations ?

 

In what ways can Saudi Arabia become more competitive as a trading and shipping centre?

 

What are the main objectives of the privatisation of the Kingdom’s airports?

 

Saudi Arabia has a landmass of more than 2m sq km, making it the largest country in the Middle East. With a population of 31m and industries and urban centres scattered across the coastline and interior, it has a strong need for an integrated transport infrastructure network with connecting logistics. However, the Kingdom’s geography and...

 

Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector is undergoing a period of robust year-on-year growth, as well as expansions and potential airport privatisations that could significantly alter the aviation sector in the years to come. The Kingdom’s two largest international airports, King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah and King Khalid...

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2016

Since 2008 the Saudi authorities have invested heavily in transport infrastructure projects as part of efforts to expand and diversify the economy as well as reduce automotive transport for both passengers and cargo. Ports have been built, airports expanded and upgraded, and railway and metro projects initiated – and in some cases already completed. Tens of billions of dollars have already...