Research & Markets releases reports on China, Middle East, water reuse and utility meters

New offerings from Irish market demographics company include reports citing the following facts: China as the fastest growing water and wastewater market in the world, Saudi Arabia will double its wastewater investment by 2015, a quarter of world's major cities will consider reuse over the next decade, and global demand for utility meters will grow to 213 million by 2010...

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 19, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New offerings from Irish market demographics company Research and Markets include reports citing the following facts: China as the fastest growing water and wastewater market in the world, Saudi Arabia will double its wastewater investment by 2015, a quarter of world's major cities will consider reuse over the next decade, and global demand for utility meters will grow to 213 million by 2010.

China is the fastest growing water and wastewater market in world
In "Water Market China: Projects & Opportunities in the Water & Wastewater Sectors," it's noted that, out of 130 privately financed Chinese projects identified (representing a total investment commitment of US$5 billion), 80% were signed in the last four years. In 2003 alone, 25 projects were signed by international and Chinese developers representing an investment commitment of around US$1 billion. And this is just the beginning.

Based on original research, this report includes 300 pages of in-depth data, analysis and strategy. Companies mentioned: Veolia, Suez, Bejing Capital, and Shanghai Industrial & Tianjin Capital. For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c20953.

Water industry in Middle East exploiting a booming market
In "Water Market Middle East: Exploiting a Booming Market," it's learned that one of the big questions for the global economy in 2005 is how the Middle Eastern region will recycle its oil surplus. But there's one certainty: There's going to be significant investment in the region's water and wastewater infrastructure. The combination of a fast growing population, highly stressed natural water resources and the challenge of industrialization means that developing new water sources and putting wastewater to better use is a priority across the region.

"Water Market Middle East" spells out the opportunity, country by country, project by project.

The Middle East region has 5% of the world's population, but only 1% of the world's renewable water resources. With the population of the region increasing rapidly, and the availability of potable ground water declining, investment in developing new water sources in accelerating. "Water Market Middle East" is your key to making the most of this market.

Did you know that Saudi Arabia intends to spend twice as much money on wastewater over the next decade? It throws into perspective the urgency with which governments are developing the dirty water business in the region. The environmental implications of growing cities, together with the necessity of increased reuse means that wastewater is now at the top of the investment agenda for many countries in the region. "Water Market Middle East" unlocks the market for your company.

The core of the report comprises 20 country profiles giving you the information you need to make the most of the market. Each profile explains the structure of the water and wastewater sector, outlines its challenges, policy responses and financing arrangements, and concludes with a summary of all the project proposals for the next decade.

Based on new original research "Water Market Middle East" offers a unique insight into the outlook for the whole region from Morocco to Iran. With more than 250 pages of in-depth data, charts and analysis, including details of nearly 400 projects with a combined value approaching 0 billion, it is your connection to the most important water market in the world today.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c20934.

Water reuse markets ready for lift-off
In "Water Reuse Markets 2005-2015: A Global Assessment & Forecast," it's pointed out that over the next decade half the world's major industrial companies and one quarter of its major cities will consider water reuse. The combination of increased water scarcity, tougher environmental regulation and falling costs will create the conditions for explosive growth. Water Reuse Markets is your insight into how to position your company to make the most of that opportunity.

Based on original research - and hundreds of interviews with key practitioners, it assesses the outlook for water reuse by both utilities and industry. The report takes a close look at the countries and regions with existing water reuse projects, and forecasts future developments.

With more than 250 fact-filled pages, Water Reuse Markets brings together key national and regional data with expert analysis of the structural, political and financial issues that will shape the sector over the coming decade. Company profiles range from Allied Engineers to Zenon, including some of the largest engineering consultants and water and wastewater equipment manufacturers. For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c20931.

Global demand for utility meters to rise 3.7% a year
In, "Multi Utility Meter Report Ed 4 2005 & Database," it's revealed that there are 2.2 billion meters in the world with a total demand of 178 million meters both new and installed. Global demand is expected to rise to 213 million meters by 2010, with an annual growth of 3.7%. The new Multi Utility Meter Market Report has been updated and expanded. It's a comprehensive study of the world market and contains demand forecasts for 184 countries; detailed meter market surveys of the 15 largest markets in Europe, Asia and the Americas; a survey of AMR deployment and trends by sector; a survey of metrology regulations for the meter industry.

The report includes information regarding:
-- Detailed surveys of each sector in 15 largest electricity meter markets, 70% of the world market volume (44 market profiles) in (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, China, India, Russia)
-- AMR (Automatic Meter Reading) and AIM (Advanced Infrastructure Management)
-- Tables and spreadsheets for electricity, gas, water separately
- Company profiles on Itron, CellNet Data Systems, Hunt Technologies and Leach Industries.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c20963

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