BMI View: We anticipate steady growth across Kuwait's freight modes and main ports in 2016 as well
as throughout the medium term. The country's economy faces challenges from sustained low oil prices but
this has not discouraged the government from initiating major inf ..."
BMI View: The most prescient factor underpinning our growth forecasts for the freight sector and the
wider economy is the current low oil price, which dominates government decision making. The low price
has led to production being decreased, therefore we expect the Sa ..."
BMI View: The removal of most of the sanctions previously imposed on Iran will be the biggest factor
affecting trade in the country over the medium term as Iran's government looks to negotiate deals that
benefit the economy and, by extension, the freight industry as a ..."
BMI View: Despite a shaky outlook in 2016 on the back of weak Chinese demand, we expect that Hong
Kong's trade will enjoy positive real growth this year, following a contraction in 2015. Things will improve
onwards from 2017, but imports will continue to drive growth ..."
BMI View: We forecast positive expansion in India's trade sector in 2016 and beyond, with growth
strengthening over the next several years, which will support growth in the country's freight transport
sector. This will be driven in large part by exports as the Make In ..."
BMI View: On the whole we hold a positive view on the freight transport sectors of Cambodia, Laos and
Myanmar, projecting robust growth rates across the three countries' freight modes of air, road and rail.
Growth will be driven by strong macroeconomic development and ..."
BMI View: Underpinning our positive annual growth forecasts across the freight modes in Malaysia over
our medium-term forecast period will be the relatively advantageous agreement that the country managed
to obtain with regard to the recently signed Trans Pacific Part ..."
BMI View: After a slowdown in Asian trade in 2015, Indonesia's trade sector is set to return to growth in
2016 and will strengthen over the medium term. All major commodities exports and imports are expected to
return to positive growth and with it, Indonesia's freigh ..."
BMI View: China's economic and trade outlook remains largely positive, with numerous projects and
investments in the pipeline that will provide considerable boosts to the country's various freight modes.
Nevertheless, the economic slowdown in the country will have som ..."
BMI View: Most of the Philippines' freight transport modes in 2016 will experience strong growth. The
relatively underdeveloped air and rail freight sectors will outperform while growth in road freight will be
slow. Slowing growth in key regional trade partners presen ..."