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Research and Markets: Cement Market in the GCC 2015-2019 – Augmented Investment in Transportation is a Major Driving Factor

January 7, 2016
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Cement Market in the GCC 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The report estimates the cement market in the GCC to post a healthy market growth rate of more than 6% during the forecast period. The rise in population, increase in tourists, demand for affordable houses, and the development of new cities are some of the factors that are expected to propel market growth during the forecast period.

Augmented investments in the transportation sector is the major driving factor for the growth of this market. Due to the recent increase in tourism, the government in this region is planning to invest heavily in the public transit system. Consequently, the construction of new railway networks, seaports, and airports is expected to spur the demand for cement in this region during the forecast period.

Since the cement market is an integral part of the construction segment, growth in this sector will result in the growth of the cement market during the forecast period.

The report predicts Saudi Arabia will account for the largest market share between the period of 2014 and 2019. Increasing investments in the transport and residential infrastructure sectors are expected to result in this region’s high market share of more than 59% during the forecast period.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Gulf Cement
  • Kuwait Cement Company
  • Lafarge
  • Oman Cement Company
  • Qatar National Cement
  • Saudi Cement Company
  • Al Safwa Cement
  • Aljabor Cement Industries
  • Eastern Province Cement
  • Fujairah Cement Industries
  • Jebel Ali Cement
  • Khalid Cement Industries Complex
  • Najran Cement
  • National Cement
  • Pioneer Cement
  • Ras al-Khaimah Cement
  • Southern Province Cement
  • Tabuk Cement
  • Teba Cement Factory
  • Yamama
  • Yanbu Cement.

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Market research methodology

PART 04: Introduction

PART 05: Industry overview

PART 06: Market landscape

PART 07: Segmentation of GCC countries

PART 08: GCC countries

PART 09: Impact of drivers

PART 10: Impact of drivers and challenges

PART 11: Vendor landscape

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

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