The Infrastructure Footrace: Why the Gulf Region is Moving at a World First Pace

When looking at infrastructure markets throughout the world a common word used for the United States and Europe was stuck. This is not the case for the Gulf region.

Ian M Dixon
Sep 25, 2018 · 7 min read
Dubai Marina
Source: BBC News

How has the Gulf invested in infrastructure?

Source: HIS Global Insights: ITF, GWI, NBS, Mckinsey Global Institute

Does the Gulf need to build more infrastructure?

Possible plans for GCC railway

Can the Gulf’s economy move on from oil and gas?

Source: World Bank

Can the Gulf achieve more world firsts?

Conclusion

An abbreviated version of this column originally published in The National

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Ian M Dixon

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Managing Director and Analytical Head of EMEA and APAC Infrastructure & Project Finance Group at Fitch Ratings

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