Côte d’Ivoire’s transport sector has attracted significant attention in recent years due to the extensive...
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.
Articles & Analysis | Saudi Arabia moving ahead with local and regional rail integration from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020
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...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Bashar Al Malik, CEO, Saudi Railway Company (SAR): Interview from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020
What is being done to consolidate the transport sector and expand current infrastructure?
Interviews & Viewpoints | Saad bin Abdulaziz Al Khalb, President, Saudi Ports Authority (SPA): Interview from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020
How can existing port infrastructure help to position Saudi Arabia as a regional trade hub?
Articles & Analysis | Saudi Arabia leverages its strategic position to expand transport infrastructure from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020
The transport and logistics sector in Saudi Arabia has been targeted for key milestones, in accordance with Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s ambitious development plan to diversify the economy, grow the non-oil sector and leverage the country’s traditional position as a crossroads for international trade. While the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to...