Entries tagged "Public-Private Partnerships"

  • View All Analysis | May 1, 2019, 11:52 a.m.

    Browse our analysis section for news and articles on topics such as China's Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR), the Competing Visions of Japan, India, and other regional powers, and the stakes for U.S. policy.

  • Japan To Scrap $44B Nuclear Project | Dec. 4, 2018, 9:33 a.m.

    A Japan-led consortium is set to abandon a Turkish nuclear power project that had been touted as a model for Tokyo's export of infrastructure. The delayed project's construction costs have doubled to around $44 billion, making it difficult for lead builder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and its partners to continue with the plans.

  • China, Japan Start Infrastructure Effort | Sept. 26, 2018, 9:24 a.m.

    China and Japan announced plans to sign dozens of agreements on infrastructure and other projects when Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe visits China next month.

  • ADB Launches Strategy 2030 | July 26, 2018, 2:11 p.m.

    Asia and the Pacific have made great strides in deveopment over the past 50 years, however much remains to be done. Issues such as poverty and vulnerability, rising inequality, climate change, growing environmental pressures, and large infrastructure deficits remain to be addressed while merging trends, such as technological advancements, urbanization, and changing demographics, present opportunities and challenges

  • Vietnam Looks To Japan For Quality Infrastructure | May 25, 2018, 10:41 a.m.

    Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang said he expects Japan will help Vietnam improve the quality of his country's infrastructure through the use of private funds, public-private partnerships, and build-operate-transfer schemes.

  • Uncertainty for Japan's Nuclear Infrastructure Export Ambitions | April 26, 2018, 12:05 p.m.

    Japan's infrastructure export ambitions face an uncertain future following a move by Japanese trading house Itochu to pull funding for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Turkey. Itochu's departure was driven by a sharp increase in safety-related costs following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which caused the estimated total project cost to balloon from two to five trillion yen.

  • Asia Leads 2017 Private Participation in Infrastructure | April 19, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

    Quotes and Quotas is a digest of phrases and facts that help explain Asia’s infrastructure push.

  • India to Build 100 Airports by 2035 | April 13, 2018, 9:38 a.m.

    India plans to build up to 100 more airports to accommodate one billion passengers by 2035, and the government will count on private financing to cover most of the $60 billion cost.

  • Asia's Infrastructure Gap Needs Public Investment | March 27, 2018, 9:52 a.m.

    Private investment is not enough to close Asia's infrastructure gap and public funding is crucial to tackle the continent’s infrastructure shortages, according to Tokyo-based journalist Anthony Rowley.

  • China Cancels Nonviable Local Projects | Jan. 3, 2018, 9:18 a.m.

    Several Chinese local infrastructure projects have been canceled or suspended due to concerns over project viability.

  • 18 Projects to Watch in 2018 | Dec. 22, 2017, 9:21 a.m.

    Reconnecting Asia is tracking developments across a vast landmass that includes 60 percent of the global economy. Every day, new infrastructure projects are announced, some are advanced, and others encounter obstacles. Here is a selection of the top projects to watch in 2018.

  • Japan, Bangladesh Explore Infrastructure Deal | Dec. 8, 2017, 9:23 a.m.

    Japan has received preferential negotiating rights from the government of Bangladesh to build highways under an exclusive arrangement.

  • Cambodia Seeks PPP Infrastructure Boost | Nov. 30, 2017, 9:15 a.m.

  • China Cancels Risky Local Infrastructure Projects | Nov. 27, 2017, 9:39 a.m.

    China canceled nearly 1,000 projects amid greater scrutiny of public-private partnerships, in addition to stronger environmental regulations and real estate purchasing limits.

  • Indonesia Leans on SOEs for $355B Infrastructure Drive | Nov. 21, 2017, 9:20 a.m.

    State-owned enterprises are shouldering much of the risk for the $355 billion infrastructure drive in Indonesia.

  • Vietnam Launches Plant with Private Funds | Nov. 8, 2017, 9:18 a.m.

    Vietnam signs the contract on Wednesday to develop a coal-fired power plant, the first time the country has turned to private companies to finance infrastructure.

  • Widodo Plans $355B in Infrastructure | Nov. 3, 2017, 11:08 a.m.

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo is seeking to fund 247 infrastructure projects worth $355 billion b

  • Kick-Start Private Infrastructure with Future Tax-Sharing Bonds | May 26, 2017, 9:14 a.m.

    Financial engineering is driven by new approaches to old problems, as the surprising success of green bonds and social or development impact bonds has shown us. Hopefully, the time of the kicker bond for infrastructure has arrived.

  • ADB to Referee Public Private Partnerships for Infrastructure | May 3, 2017, 8:15 a.m.

  • Disrupting Development Finance | Feb. 2, 2017, 1:19 p.m.

    The challenge today for multilateral development banks is not how to mobilize excess savings but how to catalyze abundant capital for development.