Saudi ports: Bigger private sector role in development, overcapacity risk looms

Saudi ports: Bigger private sector role in development, overcapacity risk looms

**Written and disseminated among select contacts on May 5**

Increasing private sector investments into Saudi port developments reflect the big potential of the maritime and logistics sector, but there is a risk that capacity may end up exceeding global demand. The government has improved regulations and set up sizeable investment funds for strategic projects to attract foreign players, but current market conditions may deter or impact investments.

Daniel Moshashai | Regional Analyst Infrastructure & Geopolitics | d.moshashai@castlereagh.net