The GI Hub is today launching its new report, Global Infrastructure Outlook, an analysis with Oxford Economics of infrastructure investment needs across 50 countries and 7 sectors to 2040.
The Global Infrastructure Hub’s Breakfast, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, took place in Washington D.C. yesterday. Infrastructure leaders and professionals
Although the topic of infrastructure may not attract bold headlines, the reality in many parts of the world is that the inadequate provision of critical infrastructure...
Infrastructure can often be used as a pawn in the political chess game, not only at a federal level between political parties, but at a foreign policy level too. It’s crucial that a cross-border infrastructure project has political support and cooperation from all parties involved, and that it’s being supported not for political gain, but to further regional development. A lack of strong political leadership can be detrimental to a cross-border project, and weak capacity can be a deterrent to investors.
With a growing global focus on attracting private sector investment into infrastructure and utilising the public-private partnership (PPP) model, it is crucial that governments focus on the entire duration of a PPP contract. Efforts need to extend beyond ‘achieving financial close’ and beginning construction or ‘cutting the ribbon’ for commencement of services.
The OECD's interactive database contains the most up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful measures of FDI available in the world today. The database now includes new detail on FDI by partner country and by industry.
FOR CONSULTATION The draft Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities is open for public consultation to capture your insights and feedback for the final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 United Nations Tops the A.T.Kearney FDI Confidence Index for the 6th year in a row. This enduring attractiveness is likely in large part because the US is the largest market in the world.
The third meeting of the G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) was held in Sydney, Australia from the 4th to the 6th of June, with the GI Hub playing an active role.