Three years on from the launch of the International Finance Corporation's Scaling Solar scheme in Zambia, the programme is gaining traction. Four other African countries are now running procurements – and Zambia is coming back for another helping. Between them, they account for over 1.2GW of capacity.
Lebanon has unveiled plans for a $22 billion Infrastructure Investment Programme (IIP) to be implemented over the coming 12 years, with $6 billion of that designated as PPPs. The programme opens up opportunities for private investors to tap a market desperately in need of key infrastructure – but which has had little PPP success in the past
Turkey’s north western regions have seen a flurry of transport projects of late, with bridges – specifically the third Bosporus bridge, which opened to traffic on 26 August 2016, and the recently financed Çanakkale Bridge – the crowning glory of the programme.
|Rank||Company||Total US$ m||Transactions||Market Share (%)|
|2||China Exim Bank||9,936.33||29||3.30|
|5||JPMorgan Chase & Co||9,462.38||48||3.14|
|7||Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||8,269.60||79||2.75|
|9||Bank of America||7,612.35||40||2.53|