Private Participation in Infrastructure Database

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This series reviews new private participation in infrastructure (PPI) projects.

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    Government Support to Public Private Partnerships : 2011 Highlights
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-09) Jett, Alexander Nicholas; Andreea, Militaru; van Eerd, Robbert
    In FY 12, the Public Private Partnership (PPI) database expanded its coverage to create a flag to identify PPP projects and to expand its coverage to include government support to PPPs. To accomplish this, a new methodology was developed by the PPI Database team, which was reviewed by the global expert team on PPPs with members from the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). The new coverage includes key financial data (where available) such as types of government guarantees; the debt-to-equity ratio; the amount of debt funding from commercial banks, donors and local banks; the names of banks providing loans; and government support to project revenues, including tax deductions. The core PPI database covers a broader range of private participation in infrastructure. For the purpose of tracking government support to PPPs, the following definition of PPPs was adopted.
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    Private Investment in Water and Sewerage Recovers in 2011, Mostly Due to Activity in China
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-09) Militaru, Andreea
    In 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.
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    Private Investment in Transport Increases in 2011, Focusing on the Road and Rail Sectors
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-09) Militaru, Andreea
    In 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.
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    Private Investment in IDA Countries in the First Half of 2011 was Concentrated in a Few, Large Projects
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-03) Nicholas, Alexander
    In the first semester of 2011, three new projects reached financial closure in the International Development Association (IDA) countries of Lao PDR, Malawi and Zambia, representing investment commitments of US$1.042 billion. Investment in the first semester of 2011 decreased by 39 percent compared with the first semester of 2010, but was roughly on par with investment in the first semester of 2009. In the past five years, Investment in the first semester has generally been over US$1 billion, with the exception of the financial crisis of 2008. By number of projects, activity in 2011 decreased by 70 percent compared with the first semester of 2010 indicating fewer, larger projects. The three projects reaching financial closure were unique in that they were relatively large projects for IDA countries.
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    Private Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa in the First Half of 2011 Increased Compared to Recent Years
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-02) Nicholas, Alexander
    In the first semester of 2011, three new projects reached financial closure in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing investment commitments of US$697 million. Investment in the first semester of 2011 increased by 27 percent compared with the first semester of 2010, and has risen steadily since the financial crisis of 2008. By number of projects, activity in 2011 decreased by 50 percent compared with the first semester of 2010 indicating fewer, larger projects. The three projects in Sub-Saharan Africa were notable for their use of financial products from multilateral and bilateral agencies.
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    Private Activity in Infrastructure Slowed Down in the First Half of 2011
    (Washington, DC, 2012-01) World Bank
    New private activity in infrastructure in developing countries declined in the first semester of 2011, but remained strong and continued to be highly selective, according to data from the private participation in infrastructure project database. Most of the new activity was concentrated in a few countries, particularly India, and Greenfield projects. In the first semester of 2011, 117 infrastructure projects with private participation reached financial or contractual closing in 20 low and middle-income countries. These projects involved investment commitments (hereafter, investment) of US$42.9 billion. Such level of activity represents a decline of 8 percent by investment and 8 percent by number of projects from the level reported in the first semester of 2010. Although investment declined from 2010, private activity in the first semester of 2011 remained high when compared with previous periods and was the fourth highest level since 2000.
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    Private Activity in Infrastructure Slowed Down in the First Half of 2011, Compared to the Same Period in 2010
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-01) Kaliszewski, Laura; Parulekar, Koustubh
    In the first half of 2011, 66 energy projects with private participation reached financial or contractual closure in 13 low and middle-income countries. Additionally, US$4.8 billion was invested in the second phase, 1224km expansion of Russia's Nord stream gas pipeline, following the phase one financial closure that occurred in 2010, bringing total investment commitments to the energy sector to US$20.9 billion. Although this activity represents an 18 percent increase by the number of projects, this represents a 24 percent decrease by investment from the similar period in 2010. New investment activity in the sector was concentrated in three countries. India was the most active country, accounting for 21 projects, 42 percent of new investment in the sector and 32 percent of new projects. Brazil, the second most active country, attracted 14 percent of the new investment and 27 percent of new projects, followed by China with 4 percent of new investment and 11 percent of new projects. These three countries accounted for 60 percent of new energy investment and 70 percent of new projects during the first semester of 2011.
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    Private Activity in Water and Sewerage Continues to Contract in the First Semester of 2011
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-01) Militaru, Andreea
    In 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.
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    Private Investment in Large Transport Projects Increases during the First Semester of 2011, Concentrated in India and the Road Sector
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-01) Nicholas, Alexander
    In the first semester of 2011, 34 new transport projects with private participation reached financial or contractual closure in nine low- and middle-income countries, involving investment commitments (hereafter investments) of US$17 billion.1 Investment in the first semester of 2011 increased by 17 percent compared with the first semester of 2010, on par with pre-crisis levels in the first semester of 2008. By number of projects, activity in 2011 decreased by 31 percent compared with the first semester of 2010 indicating fewer, larger projects in middle income countries. As in recent periods, private investment continued to concentrate in India and the road sector globally. India attracted 70 percent of private investment in transport and implemented 65 percent of transport projects with private participation. Globally, there were 23 road projects involving investment of US$8.7 billion. Railroads attracted the second highest investment level with US$6.1 billion invested in three large metro transit projects. Five port projects reached financial closure with investments of US$1.4 billion, and three airport projects attracted investments of US$360 million.