With one of the biggest consumer markets in the region and robust fundamentals, Egypt is well placed to attract international investment and emerge from this difficult period in a strong position. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has caused considerable disruption, the government’s ongoing reform efforts have helped to mitigate the worst effects of the crisis.
Articles & Analysis | How Indonesia is strenghtening its automotive segment from The Report: Indonesia 2020
Steel consumption in Indonesia is forecast to rise from 15.1m tonnes in 2018 to 22.7m tonnes in 2024. Most demand is expected to come from the government’s infrastructure drive; however, a limited production capacity and highly competitive prices for imported steel has led authorities to call for greater investment in its steel industry and...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Wong Heang Fine, Group CEO, Surbana Jurong: Interview from The Report: Indonesia 2020
How can new technologies be leveraged to assist urban developments in the medium term?
Articles & Analysis | Role of transit-oriented developments in Indonesia from The Report: Indonesia 2020
The completion of mass rapid transit (MRT) systems, intercity rail links and toll roads in recent years throughout Indonesia has heralded the emergence of transit-oriented developments (TODs) in real estate. These are intended to maximise the convenience of major transport centres, thereby reducing the collective dependence on private motor...
As an economy largely dependent upon private consumption and commodity prices, Indonesia’s property market is sensitive to fluctuations in both areas. Since the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 Bank Indonesia, the central bank, has been understandably cautious whenever market anomalies are identified. As a result, a deceleration in economic...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Niko Safavi, President Director, Mowilex Indonesia: Interview from The Report: Indonesia 2020
In what ways are eco-friendly materials and sustainability-focused research and development (R&D) impacting the construction sector?