On 9 June 2019, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors endorsed new G20 Principles for Quality Infrastructure Investment at their meeting in Fukuoka, Japan.
Japan will fully mobilize public and private resources, in collaboration with other countries and international organizations, to address the immense demand for infrastructure development in Asia. This initiative will play a catalytic role in further mobilizing private funding and know-how to realize sufficient infrastructure investment in terms of both quality and quantity.
JICA provides bilateral aid in the form of Technical Cooperation, Japanese ODA Loans and Grant Aid.
JBIC provides short-term financing for governments of developing countries to meet their foreign currency needs for external transactions when they face balance-of-payment difficulties.
The GI Hub was asked by the Asia Pacific Investors Cooperation organisation (APIC) to give a presentation on the state of ASEAN infrastructure markets at the APIC 2018 Summit in Tokyo on 21-22 June 2018.
Documents, initiatives and outcomes relating to infrastructure that have been endorsed by the G20 under various Presidencies since 2014.
GI Hub Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies Mark Moseley gave a presentation at an APEC Business Dialogue aimed at promoting waste management projects being undertaken as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Indonesia.
FOR CONSULTATION The draft Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities is open for public consultation to capture your insights and feedback for the final version.
The Global Infrastructure Hub is today launching its new online tool, InfraCompass, to guide governments on how to create the best conditions for infrastructure delivery. Find the tool at: infracompass.gihub.org
The Global Infrastructure Hub will unite with APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) to exchange key knowledge and help countries to unlock private investment to finance much needed public infrastructure.