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Snapshot : Sponsors from Singapore and Infrastructure Projects with Private Participation (1990-2011)(World Bank, Washington, DC, 2013-03) Militaru, AndreeaA total of United States (U.S.) 38 billion dollars in investment commitments, 107 infrastructure projects, 19 countries, and 4 sectors: this is a quick snapshot of what Singaporean companies invested in private infrastructure projects from 1990 to 2011.1 Nearly 67 percent of total investment and over 85 percent of all infrastructure projects were implemented after 2000. Private investment peaked in 2007 when Singaporean sponsors invested over U.S. 6.4 billion dollars and developed a number of 19 new infrastructure projects. The project was expected to cost U.S. 1,426.38 million dollars and achieved financial closure in September 2007. A consortium of banks with rural electrification corporation in the lead provided the debt for the project.
Publication(World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-09) Militaru, AndreeaIn 2011, 31 new water and sewerage projects reached financial or contractual closure in six lower-and upper-middle income countries: Algeria (1), Brazil (2), China (26), Jordan (1), Mexico (1) and Peru (1). Total investment commitments in water projects reached US$2.6.2 billion, of which over US$1 billion included investments in existing projects and US$1.5 billion included investments in new projects. Compared to 2010, private activity by number of projects increased by 24 percent, while by total investment it increased by 8.3 percent.
Publication(World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-09) Militaru, AndreeaIn 2011, 68 new transport projects reached financial or contractual closure in 15 lower-and upper-middle income countries: Argentina (1 project), Brazil (4), Chile (3),China (4), India (41), Kosovo(1), Mexico (3), Nigeria (1), Peru (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (1), Togo (1), Turkey (2), and Zimbabwe (1). Total investment commitments in transport projects reached US$31.9 billion, of which US$30 billion were investments in new projects and US$1.9 billion were investments in existing projects. Total investment in transport projects in the region amounted to US$17 billion, a 4 percent increase from 2010 levels.
Publication(World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-01) Militaru, AndreeaIn the first semester of 2011, twelve new water and sewerage projects with private participation reached financial or contractual closure in four lower- and upper-middle income countries. Additionally, a second phase of the divestiture of Aguas Andinas Empresa Metropolitana de Obras de Santiago de Chile (EMOS), took place in Chile bringing total investment commitments (hereafter, investment) in water and sewerage projects amounted to US$1.6 billion a 12 percent increase compared to 2010 first semester levels. The Chilean divestiture, however, accounted for 62 percent of the total investment in 2011 involving investment commitments of US$986 million.