Gas Exporting Countries Forum secretary general His Excellency Yury Sentyurin puts pen to paper to discuss the upcoming COP26
Future project finance participants will remember 2021 as the year when Southeast Asia threw down the innovation gauntlet
In 2015, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, spoke to a room full of some of the world’s savviest bankers and issued a chilling warning. He said that if climate change continued unchecked, it would threaten the world’s financial stability resulting in what he termed the “tragedy of the horizon.”
The latest in a series of features by EBRD in what is starting to look a little bit like a propaganda campaign… but by an institution that is affecting change around the world and doing what organisation of this nature should be doing – making a difference
The COP26 climate summit is fast approaching. One of its main goals is to secure global net-zero emissions by mid-century and to keep within reach the possibility that the world can limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Countries are being asked to come forward with ambitious 2030 emissions reduction targets that align with reaching net zero by the middle of the century
Network Rail’s Project Reach – a live process promising bidders the opportunity to upgrade fibre along UK rail routes in exchange for the right to monetise additional capacity – is sparking concerns across the British infrastructure community with many fearing it will struggle to take off.
In the middle of this summer, French asset manager and infra investor Meridiam gained the distinction of bringing Gabon’s first grid-connected independent power producer (IPP) project to financial close.
Alfonso Garcia Mora - IFC vice president for Asia and the Pacific - and his keynote speech at the Papua New Guinea Investment Conference 2021...
Few things warm the heart of a finance hack more than projects being won… but when it comes to airports in Mexico, that’s more likely to elicit wails of anguish. The latest development on the ground (not so much in the air) is a farce of monumental proportions – on a similar scale, indeed, to the scrapping the under-construction airport in 2018.
Trade Finance Analytics sister title IJGlobal has published its second annual Global Digital Infrastructure Survey and associated report
Five months have passed since the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced counter-reforms of the country's energy sector. However, the law implementing the shift in power away from the country's sector has still not been enforced, leaving market players in a state of uncertainty
Central America has been a regional centre of growth for decades. Since the 1990s, it has seen an average economic growth rate of 4.5% per year, which, in turn, has led to a fall in poverty and per-capita incomes rise
There is now a new body of water in the MENA region that is challenging the Persian Gulf for length and the Red Sea for depth – the sheer size of Saudi Arabia’s new wastewater market, including projects in procurement, development and construction
Africa’s water, transport and power infrastructure networks are still in their early stages of development. In fact, the World Bank approximates that over half of people living in sub-Saharan Africa are without access to electricity. With the average African citizen being just 20 years old, this means that African nations will need to double annual infrastructure investment to $150 billion by 2025
Looking back at the 2020, ACWA Power has plenty to celebrate – with the latest achievement being to win four awards for deals closed across the calendar year in the Middle East and Africa
Winner of the IJGlobal Financial Adviser of the Year 2020 for the Asia Pacific region, DBS has a strong reputation among peers and clients for dependable service. IJGlobal speaks with Subash Narayanan to reflect on opportunities ... past, present and future
Recent events in Mozambique have occluded what was otherwise the most defining event in the African infrastructure project financing world of 2020 – the debt financing of the $22.6 billion Area 1 Mozambique LNG project in the Rovuma Basin
Cairo Monorail Transit Project – a mass transit solution that is to be the longest monorail system in the world – quietly reached financial close late last year amid the coronavirus pandemic
A curious renewable energy / transmission project has dinged the European radar at Trade Finance… but while it’s always nice to write about a new deal being rolled out, this one has an uncomfortably similar scent to a project of a few years back
Four lenders have signed with US-based off-grid developer Greenlight Planet a $75 million sustainable finance facility for the firm’s Kenya subsidiary
JICA has signed with the government of Malawi a $25.4 million grant to rehabilitation substations in Lilongwe