Construction in Abu Dhabi: How Many Good Years Left?

Taylor, Julian
October 1998
Middle East;Oct98, Issue 283, p20
Focuses on the decline in the construction industry in Abu Dhabi, regarding the bankruptcy of several small contractors, with emphasis on whether the industry will recover due to the amid falling oil revenues experience in Abu Dhabi. Expectation of the World Bank regarding the investment of gross domestic products by Middle Eastern countries for the next decade after 1998; Details on state spending on capital projects regarding the amid falling oil revenues.


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