Connecting trade routes

December 2010
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/31/2010, Vol. 54 Issue 53, p26
The article focuses on the transportation industry in the Middle East region, and presents forecasts for the industry during 2011-2020. It states that transport infrastructure development projects worth 220 billion dollars are being planned in the member countries of the organization Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which would include development of airports, railroads and ports. According to the article, these projects would make the region a hub of cargo and passenger transport.


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