Dutch Government, Companies Cooperate to Compete in the Gulf

16 Jul 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

— The Persian Gulf region — with high financial liquidity and a booming water industry driven by ever-growing demand — has become one of the main targets of international water sector investors and companies. That's true for Dutch companies, but the high financial requirements of Gulf Arab countries constrain smaller companies from taking part in the immense volume of new projects. Analysts have said Dutch firms will have to cooperate to be able to take advantage of the multi-billion-dollar opportunities in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. And that's what the Dutch water sector is now doing...

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