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InfraCo Asia is a donor-funded, commercially managed infrastructure development company headquartered in Singapore. It seeks to bridge the infrastructure gap that can't be met by government or development bank funding at the early stage of project development.
GI Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote spoke on developing bankable infrastructure projects at the Global Infrastructure Initiative 2017 in Singapore this month.
This report seeks to identify key capital markets instruments that can help mobilize institutional investors to infrastructure and small and medium enterprises (SME) financing in emerging market economies (EMEs).
The database is the leading source of PPI trends in the developing world,covering projects in the energy, transport,telecommunications and water and sewerage sectors.
World Bank Open Data provides free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.
The goal of this paper is to estimate the additional annual spending required for meaningful progress on the SDGs in these areas. Our estimates refer to additional spending in 2030, relative to a baseline of current spending to GDP in these sectors.
This certification program aims to enhance PPP performance globally. Individuals awarded the Certified PPP Professional (CP3P) credential demonstrate to peers that their abilities align with global PPP good practices.
The Global SME Finance Facility is a blended-finance partnership focused on helping to close the financing gap faced by SMEs in emerging markets. Catalyzing access to finance for SMEs, the facility has a goal of generating one million new jobs in the SME sector.
The G20 Leaders endorsed the MDB Action Plan to Optimize Balance Sheets at the 2015 November Antalya meeting.
FOR CONSULTATION The draft Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities is open for public consultation to capture your insights and feedback for the final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.
This paper examines investments - in the form of equity or debt—in direct investments to infrastructure. The reason for focusing on direct investment is twofold. First, the overall analysis of debt and equity capital markets for infrastructure exceeds the scope of this study and involves instruments that trade on regulated stock and bond markets. Second, the analysis of direct investments by private investors in listed infrastructure enables us to focus more on the risk analysis process that these investors typically perform when approaching an investment.
It gives a snapshot of key development indicators for a country related to its macroeconomic profile, global integration, and social outlook. Compare the indicator value for each country with the regional average.
Given the pivotal role of public finance agencies in scaling up climate finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have a major role to play in mainstreaming climate change and in providing finance in an effective, catalytic manner.
This year, the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) again attended the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF, held in Bali, Indonesia, alongside the meetings of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. Trade tensions dominated many of the multilateral meetings, with all sides calling for a workable solution to be found. The leaders and representatives of smaller nations among the G20 and the IMF and World Bank community were pointed in their remarks that escalation of tensions between major economic powers was already having exponentially greater impacts on smaller economies.
Addressing Data Gaps in Long-term Investment: An Agenda for Research and Breaking Silos: Actions to Develop Infrastructure as an Asset Class and Address the Information Gap present actions that can be taken by governments in order to facilitate investment in infrastructure.