• 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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Qatar has demonstrated considerable resilience in recent years, successfully developing new homegrown industries while at the same time strengthening its global ties. Although Covid-19 has introduced significant economic uncertainties in 2020, a rapid response from Qatar's authorities to curb the effects of the virus should stand the nation's economy in good stead over the medium and long term.

Foreign visitors have been prohibited from entering Qatar since March 17, but the Gulf state remains an important aviation transit destination. 

While the Covid-19 pandemic has broken 720,000 cases and led to almost 34,000 deaths globally as of 29 March, Mexico – which has the world’s 10th-largest population, at 127m – has reported 993 cases and 20 deaths.  

 

As economic development progresses and urban centres rapidly grow, Moroccan cities are increasingly facing urban mobility challenges and seeing disruptive technologies change the way these problems are addressed. For example, Rabat, which saw its population increase by 18% over the last decade, is expected to accommodate 1.94m passenger...

 

Around the globe the urban transportation sector is experiencing rapid expansion, driven by economic growth and a global demographic shift towards urbanisation. Politicians, urban planners and private sector actors are working together to find new solutions for reducing congestion and increasing the speed and efficiency of urban transport....

 

Morocco has 27 commercial ports that see a combined annual traffic of 92.3m tonnes in goods. The kingdom’s 2030 National Port Strategy, spearheaded by the National Ports Agency (Agence Nationale des Ports, ANP), allocates investment of close to $7.5bn to expand and upgrade the country’s ports along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts. The...

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