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InfraCompass
Explore the capability of 49 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
Infrastructure market overview - South Africa
Metric South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions) 312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US) 5,695 5,623
Population (millions) 55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7) 4.2 3.9
South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions)
312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US)
5,695 5,623
Population (millions)
55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7)
4.2 3.9
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Global Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps. Compare forecasts globally, or across 56 countries & 7 sectors & 5 regions
Investment forecast - South Africa
Total Across all sectors
Energy
Tele-communications
Transport: Airport
Transport: Ports
Transport: Rail
Transport: Road
Water
Investment estimates
289 Billion
128 Billion
51 Billion
4 Billion
4 Billion
14 Billion
57 Billion
32 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
175 Billion
55 Billion
7 Billion
8 Billion
16 Billion
148 Billion
34 Billion
Investment needed
152 Billion
47 Billion
4 Billion
3 Billion
4 Billion
2 Billion
91 Billion
1 Billion
Investment gap
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Knowledge Resources
South Africa
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Development Bank of Southern Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a state owned entity with the purpose of accelerating sustainable socio-economic development and improve the quality of life of the people of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) by driving financial and non-financial investments in the social and economic infrastructure sectors.
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A Users Guide to Tolling

A Users Guide to Tolling, published by the South African National Roads Agency.
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Publications

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa

Communications Regulator
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Organisations

South Africa: PPP Unit (MF)

National PPP Unit
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Blogs From South Africa

Past Events in South Africa

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InfraCompass
InfraCompass
Explore a country's capability to deliver infrastructure projects.
InfraCompass
Set your infrastructure policies in the right direction
South Africa
South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions)
312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US)
5,695 5,623
Population (millions)
55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7)
4.2 3.9
Metric South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions) 312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US) 5,695 5,623
Population (millions) 55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7) 4.2 3.9
Infrastructure Outlook
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps globally.
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps
South Africa
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
View Investment forecast for South Africa
PPP Risk Allocation
PPP Risk Allocation
A searchable guide on typical risk allocation in PPP transactions
PPP Risk Allocation
Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts.
PPP Risk Allocation Tool

As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

Investor Survey Reports
Investor Survey Reports
EDHEC/ GI Hub Annual Global Infrastructure Investor Surveys
Investor Survey Reports 2016
Investor Survey Reports 2017

More than 185 infrastructure investors and advisors took part in the survey, representing USD7 trillion in assets under management, which accounts for 10% of global assets under management.

PPP Contract Management
PPP Contract Management
Practical guidance on successful contract management post financial close.
PPP Contract Management report

A great deal of attention is paid to the preparation, procurement and negotiation processes of PPPs. However, this is only the start of delivering a successful project, and in many ways the most important work begins after financial close, during construction and operations, to ensure that the public is receiving the full benefit of the infrastructure services.

PPP Contract Management tool

The reference tool is informed by an in-depth analysis of 250 PPP projects globally that reached financial close between 2005 and 2015 (inclusive) to understand the core issues that arise during the construction and operations phases of a PPP project. From those projects, 25 projects were selected to develop detailed case

InfraCompass
InfraCompass
Explore a country's capability to deliver infrastructure projects.
InfraCompass
Set your infrastructure policies in the right direction
South Africa
South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions)
312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US)
5,695 5,623
Population (millions)
55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7)
4.2 3.9
Metric South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions) 312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US) 5,695 5,623
Population (millions) 55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7) 4.2 3.9
Infrastructure Outlook
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps globally.
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps
South Africa
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
View Investment forecast for South Africa
PPP Risk Allocation
PPP Risk Allocation
A searchable guide on typical risk allocation in PPP transactions
PPP Risk Allocation
Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts.
PPP Risk Allocation Tool

As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

Investor Survey Reports
Investor Survey Reports
EDHEC/ GI Hub Annual Global Infrastructure Investor Surveys
Investor Survey Reports 2016
Investor Survey Reports 2017

More than 185 infrastructure investors and advisors took part in the survey, representing USD7 trillion in assets under management, which accounts for 10% of global assets under management.

PPP Contract Management
PPP Contract Management
Practical guidance on successful contract management post financial close.
PPP Contract Management report

A great deal of attention is paid to the preparation, procurement and negotiation processes of PPPs. However, this is only the start of delivering a successful project, and in many ways the most important work begins after financial close, during construction and operations, to ensure that the public is receiving the full benefit of the infrastructure services.

PPP Contract Management tool

The reference tool is informed by an in-depth analysis of 250 PPP projects globally that reached financial close between 2005 and 2015 (inclusive) to understand the core issues that arise during the construction and operations phases of a PPP project. From those projects, 25 projects were selected to develop detailed case

InfraCompass
InfraCompass
Explore a country's capability to deliver infrastructure projects.
InfraCompass
Set your infrastructure policies in the right direction
South Africa
South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions)
312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US)
5,695 5,623
Population (millions)
55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7)
4.2 3.9
Metric South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions) 312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US) 5,695 5,623
Population (millions) 55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7) 4.2 3.9
Infrastructure Outlook
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps globally.
Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps
South Africa
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
289 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
Investment neededv
152 Billion
Investment gap
View Investment forecast for South Africa
PPP Risk Allocation
PPP Risk Allocation
A searchable guide on typical risk allocation in PPP transactions
PPP Risk Allocation
Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts.
PPP Risk Allocation Tool

As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

Investor Survey Reports
Investor Survey Reports
EDHEC/ GI Hub Annual Global Infrastructure Investor Surveys
Investor Survey Reports 2016
Investor Survey Reports 2017

More than 185 infrastructure investors and advisors took part in the survey, representing USD7 trillion in assets under management, which accounts for 10% of global assets under management.

PPP Contract Management
PPP Contract Management
Practical guidance on successful contract management post financial close.
PPP Contract Management report

A great deal of attention is paid to the preparation, procurement and negotiation processes of PPPs. However, this is only the start of delivering a successful project, and in many ways the most important work begins after financial close, during construction and operations, to ensure that the public is receiving the full benefit of the infrastructure services.

PPP Contract Management tool

The reference tool is informed by an in-depth analysis of 250 PPP projects globally that reached financial close between 2005 and 2015 (inclusive) to understand the core issues that arise during the construction and operations phases of a PPP project. From those projects, 25 projects were selected to develop detailed case