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.
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.
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 Global Infrastructure Hub and Turner & Townsend Launch PPP Contract Management Tool. Effective management essential to unlocking value behind infrastructure PPPs.
This publication from the IADB his publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies.
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.
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.
By their very nature as long-term large infrastructure projects, public-private partnership (PPP) projects involve a vast array of interconnecting relationships. Core to any PPP project is the long-term contractual relationship between the government’s procuring authority and the private party (the project company). This is one of many relationships that will affect the success of a PPP.
When we as consumers decide to invest our money—whether through shares, bonds, or other instruments—we look at whether our investment will deliver a solid financial return. It makes sense then that the same risk-return principle is applied to investments in infrastructure.
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.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) have published a consultation report on the Evaluation of the effects of financial regulatory reforms on infrastructure finance.
The paper looks at the consequences of Technological disruption in construction for infrastructure-investment managers.
Disputes in public-private partnerships (PPPs) globally involving key performance indicators (KPIs) represent 20 per cent of all disputes, as highlighted in our data using a representative sample of projects from around the world.
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.