A new GI Hub initiative, launching in November 2021, tracks the amount of infrastructure as a stimulus announced by G20 governments and presents data insights that will help governments, investors, multilateral development banks, and project directors achieve transformative outcomes from infrastructure in the post-COVID-19 recovery.
Between February 2020 and August 2021, governments announced USD3.2 trillion in infrastructure as a stimulus, which is equivalent to 3.2% of GDP across G20 member and guest economies. If spent in the next two years, this investment would represent a 45% increase in yearly infrastructure investment compared with 2019 levels.
Through our Transformative Outcomes through Infrastructure initiative, including an InfraTracker that reports on infrastructure as a stimulus, the GI Hub is providing a single-stop resource for those who want to:
This initiative was initiated at the request of the G20 and is referenced in the recent G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Fourth Progress Report on the G20 Action Plan. In November 2021, we will make the tool publicly available, free of cost, on our website, enabling access to:
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