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  • Industry: Infrastructure
  • Type: White paper
  • Date: 6/17/2015

Foresight: A Global Infrastructure Perspective 

Foresight is an article series on trends and issues facing the infrastructure industry.
Foresight: A Global Infrastructure Perspective
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Unleashing Latin America’s potential (PDF 154 KB)


Infrastructure will play a huge role in advancing Latin America’s economies and improving social inclusion. With this in mind, a recent session of the World Economic Forum (WEF), held in Riviera Maya, Mexico in May 2015, looked at ways to accelerate the region’s infrastructure development, by creating an attractive environment for private finance.


Delegates urged a shift to more market-oriented economies, where traditionally publicly-owned assets could be opened up to private capital, including energy, telecommunications and transport, as well as ‘social’ infrastructure such as schools and hospitals. Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru, in particular, were commended for their efforts to sign trade agreements.

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