Sectors such as construction, infrastructure, real estate, leisure and hospitality, and the luxury goods market have historically shown strong growth and offer excellent opportunities for middle market businesses that are keen to expand into this region. Technology, telecoms, environmental and transportation services are all strong emerging markets, particularly in the UAE and Egypt.
The ongoing political, economic and social changes in the wider MENA region can present both challenges and opportunities. Dubai remains a strong business destination for many UK businesses accessing the Gulf region in particular.
RSM operates in 22 countries across the region, which is split between the Middle-East geographical area and the predominantly French speaking North and Western Africa.