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Saudi Arabia Freight Transport Report Q1 2016

BMI View: The outlook for the Saudi Arabian freight transport sector is somewhat mixed in the near term,as the impact of the oil price collapse in 2014 makes itself felt in the economy. Road haulage volumes,which cater primarily for the domestic market, will see the slowest growth rate. The air freight sector willbe supported by transhipment volumes and low statistical base effects, while rail freight volumes willcontinue to enjoy strong growth on the back of concerted investment into the network.

Saudi Arabia's trade is overwhelmingly driven by its oil exports. With the global price of Brent crudehaving fallen dramatically through the close of 2014, the country's nominal trade value has dropped off.

Nevertheless, in real terms we expect continued growth, and the rising wealth of the country's population,and steady - if slow - diversification of the economy will see trade continue to expand over the course of ourforecast period.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Freight Transport
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Trade Forecast
Table: Trade Overview (Saudi Arabia 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Saudi Arabia 2012-2019)
Table: Main Import Partners
Table: Main Export Partners
Road Freight Forecast
Table: Road Freight (Saudi Arabia 2012-2019)
Rail Freight Forecast
Table: Rail Freight (Saudi Arabia 2012-2019)
Air Freight Forecast
Table: Air Freight (Saudi Arabia 2012-2019)
Market Overview
Company Profile
Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia)
Political Outlook
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook
Table: Saudi Arabia - Political Overview
Oil Price Outlook
Europe - Brent On Board For A Bumpy Ride
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Outlook
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
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