The participants of the second Regional Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance held in Côte D’Ivoire last week reinforced the need for good governance across all stages of infrastructure delivery. The Regional Roundtable was the second of its kind, with the first held in South Africa in November 2017.
The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countries, and highlight the reforms required to encourage greater investment.
A new report released today by the Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has revealed an infrastructure investment gap of US$1 trillion in 10 Compact with Africa countries over the next 22 years. This represents a 42 per cent investment gap; one of the largest regional gaps in the world.
Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating protectionist policies, it’s easy to forget about the situation many emerging markets face.
Over the last decade, much has been written about globalisation and how we’re more connected than ever before. In the infrastructure world, we think of connectivity as the “linkages of communities, economies and nations through transport, communications, energy, and water networks across a number of countries” .
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.
As outlined earlier in this blog series, private investors are looking for reliable returns to justify the risks that they are taking. Financing and procurement of cross-border projects will often be more complex than national projects due to the scale of the project and compounded risks, and the financial returns may be more uncertain than for national projects.
Risks can be hard to define, manage and mitigate. In infrastructure projects that cross regional or national borders and involve multiple parties from both the public and private sector, these risks may be amplified.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) have published a consultation report on the Evaluation of the effects of financial regulatory reforms on infrastructure finance.
This publication from the IADB his publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies.
B&R Infrastructure Development Index Report 2018, in both English and Chinese, published by China International Contractors Association (CHINCA) in the 9th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum held in Macao on June 7-8, 2018.
Participating in tenders abroad might not be the right strategy for every construction company, nor is it a priority for every tendering authority to attract foreign bidders.
A presentation on the current state of the Indonesian economy and economic policy, including in infrastructure sector.
With a people-centred vision, the Argentine G20 Presidency placed sustainable development at the forefront of the G20 agenda in 2018, under the theme Building consensus for fair and sustainable development .
The paper looks at the consequences of Technological disruption in construction for infrastructure-investment managers.