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Dubai Expo 2020 Report

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Dubai Expo 2020 Report

The MEED Insight Dubai Expo report provides a breakdown of the macroeconomic impact of the event on the UAE economy, the wider effects of the Expo on the Abu Dhabi and Sharjah tourism and leisure sectors, housing and rental price evaluation, and other tangible impacts of the Expo win. Through this comprehensive report you will gain insight to:

- Breakdown and analysis of the $120bn worth of project opportunites in Dubai over the next seven years, including those directly associated with the Expo
- An estimate on the additional spending and new projects in the market up
- Analysis of the key clients both public and private
- Rankings of the key contractors working in the emirate
- Political and macroeconomic analysis
- Tourist number projections
Table of contents
Table of contents . 2
List of tables ... 4
List of figures .. 5
1. Preface ... 6
2. Executive summary .... 7
3. The Political Context .. 9
3.1 History .. 9
3.2 Government.. 11
3.3 Foreign relations .... 13
3.4 Financial crisis ... 13
3.5 Dubai .. 15
3.5.1 The historical context ... 15
3.5.2 Expo 2020 17
4. Economy ... 19
4.1 Economic impact .... 19
4.1.1 Job creation ... 20
4.2 The UAE economy . 20
4.2.1 UAE Federal budget 22
4.3 Dubai economy . 23
4.3.1 Travel and tourism... 23
4.3.2 Dubai's budget ... 24
4.3.3 Debt 25
4.3.4 Banking .... 25
4.3.5 Post Expo 2020 risks ... 26
5. Dubai Projects Market ... 28
5.1 The UAE and regional context ... 28
5.2 Dubai .. 31
5.3 Sector analysis .. 33
5.4 Top contractors . 35
5.5 Future projects .. 36
5.6 Forecast .. 39
6. Construction ... 42
6.1 Expo 2020 Preparatory Committee . 42
6.2 The Expo site .... 43
6.3 Leisure and tourism 45
6.3.1 Tourism .... 45
6.3.2 Leisure facilities .. 49
6.4 Transport infrastructure .... 51
6.4.1 Metro ... 51
6.4.2 Rail . 53
6.4.3 Ports .... 56
6.4.4 Aviation 56
6.4.5 Roads .. 60
6.5 Real estate ... 63
6.6 Preventing another bubble .... 67
6.7 Funding ... 67
6.8 Disputes .. 68
6.9 Construction costs .. 69
7. Power & desalination .... 71
7.1 Power . 71
7.1.1 Existing facilities . 73
7.1.2 Fuel and alternative energy .... 76
7.1.3 Renewable energy .. 78
7.1.4 Transmission and distribution 79
7.2 Desalination.. 80
8. Wastewater .... 83
8.1.1 TSE 84
9. Industry . 86
9.1 Aluminium 87
9.2 Cement .... 88
9.3 Other industrial projects ... 89
10. Appendix A – Map of Dubai's Transport Links .. 90
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List of tables

Table 1: The UAE government and cabinet ... 11
Table 2: UAE oil production .. 21
Table 3: UAE key economic data .... 21
Table 4: Foreign Direct Investment . 22
Table 5: Dubai GDP growth (percentage) . 23
Table 6: Dubai GDP by sector, 2012 (percentage) .. 23
Table 7: Dubai budget 2013 core principles .. 25
Table 8: Total Dubai debt - maturing bonds and syndicated loans .. 25
Table 9: Annual change in credit (%) ... 26
Table 10: Annual change in deposits (%) . 26
Table 11: Dubai top 20 largest projects under execution .. 34
Table 12: Top 20 un-awarded projects in Dubai by net value 38
Table 13: Top 30 Dubai projects due to be awarded in 2014 . 39
Table 14: Top 30 Dubai projects due to be awarded in 2015 . 40
Table 15: Dubai hotel sector performance 45
Table 16: Dubai room supply as of 5 January 2014 46
Table 17: Abu Dhabi room supply as of October 2013 . 46
Table 18: Dubai hotel room supply . 47
Table 19: Dubai hotel projects planned and under way 48
Table 20: Dubai theme parks planned and under way . 50
Table 21: Dubai Mall projects planned and under way . 51
Table 22: The existing Dubai Metro 53
Table 23: Contracts won at Al-Maktoum International .. 57
Table 24: Dubai International Timeline 58
Table 25: Dubai road and bridge projects planned and underway ... 63
Table 26: Dubai planned mixed-use and residential projects . 66
Table 27: Dubai power sector key facts, 2012 .... 71
Table 28: Dubai existing power plants . 74
Table 29: Selected major power projects, 2005-13 . 74
Table 30: Dubai's targeted sources of generation, 2030 (%) . 78
Table 31: Dubai's key transmission and distribution infrastructure, 2011-12 .. 79
Table 32: Existing desalination capacity in Dubai .... 82
Table 33: Dubai Municipality STPs, 2012 . 84
Table 34: Selected cement plants and production capacities in Dubai . 88
Table 35: Dubai current and future industrial projects .. 89

List of figures

Figure 1: Map of the UAE and the seven emirates .. 10
Figure 2: GCC total contract awards 2007-13 .... 29
Figure 3: Value of GCC contract awards by country, 2007-13 .... 29
Figure 4: Breakdown of GCC contracts awarded by sector, 2009-13 ... 30
Figure 5: GCC contracts awarded by sector, 2009-13 ($m) ... 30
Figure 6: Value of projects put on hold on cancelled in Dubai 2004-13 32
Figure 7: Dubai contract awards 2003-13 . 32
Figure 8: Dubai contract awards by sector, 2005-13 .... 33
Figure 9: Dubai contract awards by subsector, 2005-13 ($m) 34
Figure 10: Dubai top 15 contractors by value of work awarded 2011-13 ... 35
Figure 11: Dubai value of planned projects by sector ($m) .... 36
Figure 12: Dubai breakdown of planned construction projects by subsector ($m) .... 37
Figure 13: Dubai top 10 future clients based on announced projects ... 38
Figure 14: Dubai projects market forcast 2014-2020 .... 41
Figure 15: Location of the Dubai 2020 Expo .. 43
Figure 16: Breakdown of Dubai hotel rooms by star rating 47
Figure 17: Dubai metro map . 52
Figure 18: The planned Etihad Rail map .. 54
Figure 19: Dubai airport passenger growth .... 59
Figure 20: Dubai Island Projects 65
Figure 21: UAE contract cost index 70
Figure 22: Dubai peak demand growth, 2005-12 .... 72
Figure 23: Dubai peak power demand and installed capacity, 2005-12 73
Figure 24: Dewa's fuel bill, 2004-08 77
Figure 25: Annual growth in Dubai water demand, 2005-12 .. 80
Figure 26: Installed desalination capacity and peak desalination demand, 2005-12 81
Figure 27: Demand outlook for desalinated water, 2011-20 ... 85

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