Saudi escalator market set for 7pc growth

The growing construction industry, high rise buildings, and expansion of public and private infrastructure will boost Saudi Arabia's elevators and escalators market to grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent during 2015-21, a report said.

Surging demand and increasing competition are resulting in a decline in prices of elevators and escalators in the Saudi Arabian market, added the report "Saudi Arabia Elevators and Escalators Market (2015-2021)" released by 6wreseach, global market research and consulting firm.

Also, growing domestic manufacturing and joint ventures of international players with domestic players have additionally slashed the prices of elevators and escalators in the country.

Elevators have prominently fuelled the growth of the overall market, however in the forecast period; elevators market would marginally lose its market share to the escalators, According to 6Wresearch.

Amongst all the applications, commercial application has captured a major share of the market pie in overall elevators and escalators market in Saudi Arabia. Expanding the retail sector, construction of new hotels, hospitals, metros, and commercial offices/ business parks are spurring elevators and escalators demand in the country. The retail segment accounted for a key share in the commercial application.

In Saudi Arabia elevators escalator market, the western region leads the market followed by the central region. The western region is one of the key regions for the construction market and has witnessed a high degree of urbanization over the last few years.

The construction of high rise buildings in the region has fuelled the demand for the elevators and escalators. The key cities in the region are Makkah, Riyadh, Jeddah, and Madinah are playing a vital role in the growth of the market. – TradeArabia News Service

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