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Chapter | Transport from The Report: Saudi Arabia 2020

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has cast a shadow of uncertainty over parts of the global transport sector – particularly aviation – beyond those immediate issues, Saudi Arabia’s transport network is positioned to play an increasingly important role in the economy in the years ahead. Improving the Kingdom’s logistics and transport infrastructure is a central goal of the National Industrial...

Saudi Arabia’s decision to weaken the link between hydrocarbons and economic growth, and pursue a policy of diversification has seen a wide range of projects come to fruition in the last several years. While at present the Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented plunge in oil prices are causing significant short-term uncertainty, the reforms that have been put in place in recent years should stand the Kingdom in good stead over the longer term.

The global distribution of medical goods and foodstuffs has become the primary focus of efforts to keep essential supply chains open during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

In 2017 the newly established Hamad Port found itself centre stage in the country’s response to the economic blockade imposed by some neighbouring countries. Existing maritime trade routes to the blockading countries were closed and quickly replaced with new partnerships in Oman, Kuwait and further afield. “The blockade set the pace for rapid...

 

The transport sector has played a key strategic role in the growth of Qatar’s economy, and in the decade since the country won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, tens of billions of dollars have been directed towards its infrastructure. Qatar’s residents are already seeing the benefits of these developments. For instance, more than 15m...

 

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....

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