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Infrastructure Insight brings you analysis of regional trends, regulatory changes, projects and investments plus competitive intelligence on the growth strategies of leading companies in the sector

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Industry Trend Analysis - Special Report: Investment Trends In Transport - AUG 2016

Americas July 2016 / Canada / Industry

Transport infrastructure will see strong investment and growth rates across segments as global trends including population growth, urbanisation, and climate change necessitate increased spending. Within this space we expect the rail sector to be an outperformer due to major investments in mass transit and high-speed rail networks. This will be especially true in emerging Asia, where we expect strong growth across transport segments.


Industry Trend Analysis - Slow Progress On Strategic Projects To Weigh On Growth - AUG 2016

Asia Pacific July 2016 / Indonesia / Industry

Slow progress on Indonesia's strategic infrastructure projects will keep the infrastructure growth below 6% in 2016 and 2017, with financing and land acquisition issues being the main hindrance. ADB's USD500mn loan to Indonesia for investment reforms and PPPs provides an upside risk to the outlook.


Industry Trend Analysis - China - Europe Trade Supporting Rail Investment - AUG 2016

Europe July 2016 / Kazakhstan / Industry

The Rail subsector will be a primary contributor to overall construction industry growth in Kazakhstan through to 2020 as the country invests aggressively in rail and logistics infrastructure in a bid to capitalise on its advantageous geographic location along burgeoning overland freight routes connecting China and Europe.


Industry Trend Analysis - Private Investment To Support Rail Growth - AUG 2016

Middle East & Africa July 2016 / Iran / Industry

Heightened levels of investment in Iranian rail infrastructure will be a key driver of construction sector growth in the coming years, as developed market multinationals increasingly capitalize on an easing of sanctions to ramp up investment in a subsector traditionally dominated by regional governments and various state-owned agencies.