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United Arab Emirates Shipping Report Q3 2015

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United Arab Emirates Shipping Report Q3 2015

BMI View: The UAE's shipping sector will enjoy strong growth in 2015, thanks to both domestic and globalfactors. Demand for containerised goods transhipped through Jebel Ali should be high as the fall in theglobal oil price increases consumers' spending power in the West, while at Port Khalifa, continuedinvestment in the port and the adjoining industrial zone will ensure that it stays on its rapid expansiontrajectory. The operators of two facilities' dedication to investing in their development will ensure thatgrowth is secure - a third container terminal will open at Jebel Ali in 2015, taking the handling capacity to19mn twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

Headline Industry Data

Sharjah Terminals container throughput (KCT and SCT) is forecast to grow by 5.9% in 2015, averaging4.5% over the medium term.

Jebel Ali container throughput is forecast to grow by 7.8% in 2015. Through to 2019, we expect growthto average 4.8% annually.

Port Khalifa's box throughput will expand by 18.7% to 1.29mn TEUs. Growth will remain strong,averaging 15.6% to 2019.

Total trade real growth is forecast at 6.4% in 2015 and to average 4.8% through to 2019.

BMI Industry View
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Port Of Jebel Ali Throughput
Port Khalifa Throughput
Table: Major Ports Data (United Arab Emirates 2012-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (United Arab Emirates 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (United Arab Emirates 2012-2019)
Table: Main Import Partners, 2006-2013
Table: Main Export Partners, 2006-2013
Market Overview
UAE Container Shipping Market Overview
Company Profile
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC)
Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company
Gulf Energy Maritime
Gulf Navigation Holding
Shipping - Global Industry View
Three Container Routes To Watch In 2015
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Private Spending Growth To Remain High
Concerns Over Emiratisation Policies Resurface
Table: Economic Activity (United Arab Emirates 2010-2019)
Table: GDP By Expenditure (United Arab Emirates 2012-2019)
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (United Arab Emirates 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (United Arab Emirates 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (United Arab Emirates 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (United Arab Emirates 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (United Arab Emirates 1990-2025)

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