French multinational conglomerate which holds interests in the power generation and transport markets. According to the company website, in the years 2007-'08
In financial year 2007/08, Alstom's Power Systems Sector booked:
Alstom's Power Service Sector signed:
Alstom's Transport Sector achieved orders including:
The engineering group and its partners won a 6.8 billion-riyal ($1.8 billion) contract to build a 444- kilometer (276-mile) railway in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette reported. The shares gained 2.28 euros, or 5.3 percent, to 44.64 euros.
Alstom will continue technology transfer to China and strengthen its presence in the country, which potentially boasts the world's largest market for infrastructure building.Technology transfer has been a key part of Alstom's strategy. It usually forms consortiums with local partners when bidding for projects in overseas markets.