• 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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Côte d’Ivoire’s transport sector has attracted significant attention in recent years, due to the extensive infrastructure projects that are under way throughout the country, concurrently enhancing air, sea, rail and road connectivity. These projects are set to enable greater passenger flows and increased cargo capacity.

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Cote d'Ivoire 2020

Côte d’Ivoire’s transport sector has attracted significant attention in recent years due to the extensive infrastructure projects that are under way throughout the country, concurrently enhancing air, sea, rail and road connectivity. These projects are set to enable greater passenger flows and increased cargo capacity. While infrastructure development is imperative for the country’s economic...

Côte d’Ivoire is an economic powerhouse in West Africa, posting average growth of 8% between 2011 and 2018. However, the rate of GDP growth in real terms fell to 6.7% in 2019 and is expected to contract to 2.7% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent widespread shutdowns. Looking to the future, the IMF expects growth to rebound to 8.7% in 2021, highlighting the country’s economic resilience. 

 

The Kingdom’s rail network has made major strides in recent years, opening up new passenger stations and lines for residents and pilgrims, while also moving tonnes of freight off the road and onto track. Investment in rail infrastructure is set to continue with Saudi Arabia’s contribution to the Gulf Railway, also called the GCC Railway, and...

 

What is being done to consolidate the transport sector and expand current infrastructure?

 

How can existing port infrastructure help to position Saudi Arabia as a regional trade hub?

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