The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor Map or IMEC map template in PowerPoint format includes 4 slides. Firstly, we have the blank India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor map. Secondly, we labeled the map of India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor with relevant country and city names. Thirdly the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor with sea and rail routes. As the same diagram PowerPoint template series, you can also find our Carbon footprint, Carbon neutral, Data Mining, Machine Learning, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence and BlockChain or Central Europe, Eastern Europe , Israel Palestine map PowerPoint templates.
Slide 1, Blank IMEC Map
The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) has multiple objectives aimed at enhancing connectivity and economic integration. Some of the main goals include.
- Developing infrastructure: The corridor plans to develop railways and ports to connect Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, thereby linking these continents to commercial hubs.
- Strengthening trade and manufacturing: The corridor intends to strengthen trade and manufacturing sectors across the countries involved.
- Promoting sustainable and inclusive economic growth: One of the broader objectives is to stimulate economic development and promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
- Countering China’s geoeconomic influence: The IMEC seeks to present an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, countering its expanding influence in the Middle East.
Slide 2, Labeled IMEC Map with Relevant Countries and Cities
The countries and cities involved in the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) include:
- Mundra is a census town located in the Kachchh district of the Indian state of Gujarat. Mundra is home to Mundra Port, the largest private port in India.
- Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India and considered the financial center of the country.
- United Arab Emirates (UAE)
- The city of Fujairah is the capital of the emirate of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. It is located on the Gulf of Oman at the foot of the Hajar Mountains, making it the only Emirati capital city on the UAE’s east coast. Known as an industrial and commercial hub, it provides direct access to the Indian Ocean. The city houses the Fujairah Free Zone, the Port of Fujairah, and the Fujairah Oil Industry Zone
- Jebel Ali is a port town located 35 kilometers south-west of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It is home to the Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum International Airport.
- Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It is the center of the Abu Dhabi Metropolitan Area and the largest emirate in the UAE, divided into three regions: Abu Dhabi City on the coast, Al Ain in the east, and Al Dhafra in the west.
- Ghuwaifat is a small town situated in the far west of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is an integral part of the urban area of Sila. The town serves a significant role as it forms a border crossing to Saudi Arabia on the transit road.
- Dammam is the fourth-most populous city in Saudi Arabia and the capital of the Eastern Province. It serves as a major administrative center for the Saudi oil industry and forms part of the Dammam metropolitan area, which also includes Dhahran and Khobar. The city is situated on the Persian Gulf, northwest of Bahrain Island, and is a significant seaport and commercial hub in eastern Saudi Arabia.
- Ras Al-Khair, also known as Ras Az-Zour, is a city located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It is currently under development and is positioned on the eastern coast, about 60 km north of Jubail, which is one of the world’s largest petrochemical centers.
- Haradh is a large town and industrial city located in the Ahsa Governorate in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
The Port of Haifa is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports. It has a natural deep-water harbor and handles about 30 million tons of cargo per year. The port employs over 1,000 people and serves both passenger and merchant ships. The port has been a crucial gateway for Israel’s economic development.
Piraeus Port, located in the southeast of Greece, is the largest passenger port in Europe and one of the largest in the world. It serves as the main exit point by sea from the city of Piraeus to the Aegean Islands and the Mediterranean.
Marseille is a city in southern France and the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhone department. It is the second largest urban area in France and the country’s largest seaport, located on the Mediterranean coast. The city serves as a major hub for commerce, freight, and cruise ships, making it France’s largest port for these activities.
Messina is a city located in the northeast of Sicily, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Messina. The city is situated on the Strait of Messina, which separates Sicily from mainland Italy. Messina has been a significant trading center.
Slide 3, Labeled IMEC Map with Routes-1
The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) envisages a comprehensive transportation network that includes an extensive railway and ship-to-rail transit system. This corridor is designed to accelerate regional development and integration by providing a reliable and cost-effective alternative to existing maritime and road routes.
The railway network is envisioned to connect India, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel, and the European Union, facilitating smoother and faster movement of goods across these regions. This network aims to establish land bridges between Gulf ports and West Asian ports on the Mediterranean, which include the construction of rail links, terminals, and inland container depots.
The ship-to-rail transit system will supplement the railway network, providing an additional mode of transport for goods. This system will play a crucial role in accelerating trade and connecting Asia with Europe. However, a significant challenge to be addressed is the missing rail connection from Al Haditha to Haifa.
This ambitious project has been announced by the leaders of the United States, India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, France, Germany, Italy, and the European Union on the sidelines of a G20 meeting.
Slide 4, Labeled IMEC Map with Routes-2
The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) and the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) are interconnected initiatives aimed at enhancing global trade and connectivity. The IMEC is a multi-modal transportation corridor that includes roads, railways, ports, and related logistical infrastructure.
The PGII, on the other hand, is a global initiative co-hosted by President Biden and Prime Minister Modi. The primary objective of this partnership is to accelerate investments in infrastructure projects. Here, the United States seeks to leverage public capital to mobilize private sector investments and create agile relationships that respond to partners’ needs.
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