After its launch in Vietnam last year, Meed
has enjoyed exponential growth and is projecting over 300,000 users in Vietnam alone by year end.
"The main risk associated with the forecast is a failure of the projected oil price increases to materialise," Meed
"Although much of this has been attributed to its successful bid to stage the FIFA 2022 football World Cup, the reality is that the projects planned and under way are more about meeting the country's National Vision 2030 than hosting the international sporting event," Meed
When including the overall project masterplans, Meed
's analysis reveals there are 566 real-estate projects with a combined value of close to $464 billion.
Saudi Arabia has the greatest potential with projects worth $50 billion due to be completed by 2025, MEED
Insight magazine, published in association with the QFC Authority, examines the public- private partnerships (PPP) and project finance sectors within the context of the development of the GCC infrastructure projects market as a whole, and more specifically Qatar.
Noting that delays had crept into many projects and approvals for re-development plans had been slow to materialise, MEED
quoted the same E&P consultant as noting: "One thing that is delaying projects is whether NOC actually pays in a timely manner its cash call commitments.
This reduced level of awards is set to continue in 2018 and 2019, said Meed
, a business intelligence tool for the Middle East and North Africa.
The GCC's best companies of the year have been announced at the prestigious MEED
has brought on Christina Van Houten to its advisory board, where she will help shape Meed
's upcoming rollout across the Americas and broaden Meed
's footprint in Asia, the company said.
He was Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of MEED
magazine and a major shareholder until he sold the MEED
Group to pursue other interests.