Welcome to the April edition of MEA Markets.
As concerns of water scarcity intensify across the globe, we learn that nations in the Gulf consume an average 816 cubic metres of water per person per year, which is 65% more than the world average. At the same time, the region is widely recognised for being the vanguard of new technology adoption, deploying thermal desalination, reverse osmosis (RO) membrane desalination, and eco-friendly and solar-powered desalination plants for example.
In other news, Research and Markets found that the motor vehicle sector is an important contributor to the Egyptian economy, representing around 3.7% of Egyptian manufacturing output and 1.8% of manufacturing employment annually.
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Introducing an essential new addition to MEA Market’s roster of awards, the inaugural Middle East CEO of the Year Awards 2023!Visit our awards here
MEA Markets is proud to announce the return of the MEA Business Awards 2023, which stands as a testament to the remarkable achievements of businesses spanning the Middle East and Africa region! This prestigious awards programme returns for its seventh year and aims to recognize and laud outstanding performers across a spectrum of industries, encompassing finance, technology, energy, healthcare, and more. Through this platform, excellence, innovation, and exemplary leadership are brought to the forefront.Visit our awards here
MEA Markets is excited to announce that we are set to host the UAE Business Awards for an eighth consecutive year! The 2024 programme will look to recognise the top performing companies across the various key sectors that make up the UAE’s diverse and evolving industry market.Visit our awards here