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United Arab Emirates Water Report

Published 18 August 2014

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United Arab Emirates Water Report

BMI View:   Improved - and more rigorously enforce - water management plans, and the reduction of leakage and wastage, will help the UAE to overcome its water shortages. Moreover, the potential increase in tariffs will also discourage wastage and, we feel, result in more conservative consumption by both domestic and commercial users.

The announcement earlier this quarter of a USD1mn prize for the development of solar powered desalination solutions for water scarcity highlights that this is likely to be a key development area for the UAE over the longer term. Solar powered desalination is, in our view, going be an extremely attractive means of generating desalinated water in countries with suitable climates. It will not only help to defray the substantial and electricity needs involved in setting up and maintaining desalination facilities, but will also enable the UAE to reduce its thermal energy generation requirements somewhat, and thereby enlarge the available hydrocarbon exports.

The United Arab Emirates is one of the most attractive destinations for trade and investment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The country possesses a well defined and implemented legislative environment, as well as strong intellectual property rights. Indeed, a series of reforms to the business environment in recent years have made the climate more propitious for foreign investment with the federal government, led by Abu Dhabi, has made significant headway in the past five years in increasing the role of the private sector.

This economic openness in conjunction with the active nature of the UAE's water sector, (in particular the large project pipeline and significant investment) has attracted a large number of international infrastructure groups. We expect this to continue, and the recent announcement that Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are to acquire a 38.4% share of the UAEs water sector projects from Metito Holdings serves to...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
9
Water
9
Political
11
Economic
12
Business Environment
13
Industry Forecast
14
Water Extraction
15
Table: UAE Water Extraction, 2011-2018
17
Water Consumption
17
Table: UAE Water Consumption, 2011-2018
18
Water Treatment & Sanitation
18
Table: UAE Waste Water Treatment, 2011-2018
21
Industry Risk/Reward Ratings
22
UAE Water Risk/Reward Ratings
22
Table: Middle East & Africa Water Risk/Reward Ratings
22
Rewards
22
Risks
23
Market Overview
24
Water Supply & Consumption
24
Industrial & Agricultural Water Consumption
26
Distribution
27
Table: Access To Drinking Water, 2012-2014
27
Treatment & Sanitation
28
Regulations & Tariffs
29
Industry Trends And Developments
31
Table: Major Projects - Water
34
Competitive Landscape
37
Ministry Of Water And Environment
37
Federal Electricity & Water Authority
37
Emirate-Level
37
ADWEA
37
Private Sector
38
Suez Environnement
38
Global Industry Overview
40
Demographic Forecast
44
Table: United Arab Emirates' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000)
45
Table: United Arab Emirates' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total)
46
Table: United Arab Emirates' Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020
47
Table: United Arab Emirates' Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020
47
Methodology
48
Industry Forecast Methodology
48
Sources
50
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
50
Table: Water Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
51
Table: Weighting of Indicators
53

The United Arab Emirates Water Report has been researched at source and features latest-available data covering public and private sector investment in all major water projects including water extraction, water distribution and water treatment and sanitation projects and also includes competitive intelligence. The report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent industry forecasts and analysis of latest industry news, trends and regulatory developments in United Arab Emirates.

BMI's United Arab Emirates Water Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the water industry in United Arab Emirates.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent water industry forecasts for United Arab Emirates to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Emirati water industry.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in United Arab Emirates through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant national and multinational company developments. These are broken down into Water Extraction, Water Consumption and Water Treatment & Sanitation.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the water and wastewater sectors and the potential affects for industrial consumers, within the broader political, economic and business environment.

Industry & Economic Forecasts

Historic data series (2011-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions. Indicators include extraction, consumption and treatment.

Market Overview

Evaluation of the water industry in each state, with special emphasis on supply & consumption, distribution, treatment & sanitation, regulations & tariffs.

Industry Trends & Developments

Analysis of latest projects across the water infrastructure sector including Water and wastewater treatment plants, desalination facilities, mains water and sewage network expansions, dams, and hydropower plants.

Competitive Landscape

Provides an overview of key government ministries overseeing the water sector together with regulatory organisations, alongside the central companies involved in water and wastewater distribution and treatment services in the country.

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