About Cement Market in the UAE Post the economic downturn of 2008-2009 and property bubble burst in 2008, the cement market in the UAE is showing a positive rebound. The UAE is the second largest economy in the GCC and is one of the leading cement producers in the region. As of 2014, the country had a total cement production capacity of 40.7 million tons. The country is currently producing double of its cement demand. Over 50% of the cement produced in the UAE is exported to the neighboring countries such as Oman, Egypt, and other African countries. However, Technavio believes that in the coming years the cement export share will decline to meet the growing demand in the country. The growth of the cement market in the UAE is being primarily led by the surge in construction investment because of the revival of economy indicated by macroeconomic factors such increased consumer confidence and growing employment rate. The government will invest $700 billion over the next 15 years toward the infrastructure development in the country. Ahead of Dubai EXPO 2020 and UAE National Vision 2021, major investment will be directed toward transport and power infrastructure. Some of the major upcoming construction projects in the country are Hassyan coal-fired power plant and expansion of Doha metro line. Technavio's analysts forecast the cement market in the UAE to grow at a CAGR of 7.56% over the period 2014-2019.
Covered in this Report The report covers the current scenario and the growth prospects of the cement market in the UAE for the period 2014-2019. The market size is calculated based on the construction spending in the UAE and the total demand for cement. The performance of the market is forecast based on the ongoing construction projects as well as the future projects that will take place in the coming years. Technavio's report, Cement Market in the UAE 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the UAE; it also covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Market Driver • Construction of Climate-controlled Doom City in Dubai • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Challenge • Increase in Cement Exports • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Trend • Growing Demand for Green Building Materials • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Questions Answered in this Report • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be? • What are the key market trends? • What is driving this market? • What are the challenges to market growth? • Who are the key vendors in this market space? • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
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