Middle East and North Africa

Here’s how to achieve growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Freight train is seen on a railway station in Riyadh that links Riyadh and the port of Dammam in Saudi Arabia October 31, 2012. Official figures suggest around $100 billion may be spent by the end of this decade laying about 6,000 kilometres (3,750 miles) of track for both national lines and a route linking all the states in the Gulf Cooperation Council: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. To match Feature GULF-RAILWAY/  REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS) - GM1E8AV1JUL01

The MENAP growth engine is not running at full steam. Image: REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

Alain Bejjani
Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim Holding
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