The Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing was valued at US$361.313 million for the year 2019.
The protective clothing market in the Middle East and Africa region is poised to show substantial growth during the next five years. The growing oil and gas industry in the Middle East region is one of the major drivers driving the growth of the protective clothing market in this region. In addition, the growing mining industry and growing construction industry is further creating the need for these types of clothing, further promoting the market growth in this region. Furthermore, government initiatives are further boosting the growth of dominant industries in the region, emanating the market growth as well.
In addition, the recent COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic throughout the region is also projected to propel the demand for these types of clothing, especially across the healthcare industry. The booming industrial activities in countries such as South Africa, Israel, and Saudi Arabia among others due to economic growth and rapid industrialization is also considered to be one of the key factors towards the protective clothing market growth in the Middle East and Africa region. Also, the booming initiatives by the government of Middle East countries towards a non-oil economy and inclined towards uplifting the other sectors as well is also anticipated to propel the growth opportunities for the market to surge throughout the forecast period and beyond.
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) Protective Clothing market has been segmented based on the type, end-user industry, and country. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garment, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market have been classified into oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare,and government. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market has been classified in terms of the country as Saudi Arabia, Israel, UAE, and others. Saudi Arabia is projected to hold a notable share in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market due to the rapid growth of various industries in the country. UAE is projected to show substantial growth over the next five years due to the rapid growth of the oil and gas industry, which is considered as a prime factor to support the growth of the market in this country.