• Transport

    OBG examines all aspects of local transport infrastructure, including sea, air and land. Our analysis within the transport sector reviews the major projects under way and planned, such as airport expansions, port plans, public transit systems, road construction and rail networks.
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How can infrastructure be improved across the country to ensure equal development?

Chapter | Transport & Logistics from The Report: Papua New Guinea 2020

Papua New Guinea’s topography is characterised by mountainous terrain, rivers and around 600 islands. Travelling by road can be complicated and expensive, with many routes in need of maintenance; as a result, the transport of people and goods often relies on sea and air networks, which incur high costs for businesses operating in PNG. The ripple effects of improved transport infrastructure are...

The economic downturn resulting from lower global commodity prices and the completion of the PNG LNG project means the future of Papua New Guinea must be navigated with care. The country possesses plentiful natural resources, which, given effective management, could provide new revenue to spur diversification, as well as sustainable and equitable growth in all provinces.


Egypt’s growing population and dynamic economy have resulted in a need for greater infrastructure development over recent years. Given that cars remain Egypt’s most popular mode of personal transportation – as do trucks for carrying cargo – this need is seen most notably in its roads; Cairo and many other cities in the country display chronic...


For Egypt, which is looking to integrate more fully into global value chains, the development of comprehensive transport infrastructure is vital to longterm growth. The government has made transport investment a priority – both in an effort to boost foreign trade, and to ameliorate the growing urban congestion and pollution arising from rapid...


From the New Suez Canal to the East Port Said development, Egypt’s logistics ecosystem has expanded substantially in recent years despite headwinds resulting from the US-China trade war in 2019. However, as the Covid-19 pandemic began to spread across the world in early 2020, key transport connections were disrupted due to restrictions on...

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