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Paraguayan highway project formally awarded

The government of Paraguay has formally awarded 4 individual road lots that make up the PY12 highway modernisation project to consortiums

AFD, AfDB sign Kakono hydro loans

The government of Tanzania has signed with the African Development Bank and the French Development Agency a $281.5 million debt package for the 87.8MW Kakono Hydropower Pant in the country’s Kagera region

IFC enlisted for Pakistan airports PPP

Cash-strapped Government of Pakistan is going ahead with its plan to privatise 3 key airports in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, roping in the International Finance Corporation as lead adviser

JBIC inks Japan LNG loan with Chugoku Electric

Chugoku Electric Power Co has secured an ¥80 billion loan facility from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation to fund it import of liquefied natural gas

IFC invests in Loro Noroeste highway concession

The International Finance Corporation will invest R$400 million into the Loro Noroeste highway package, owned by Brazilian firm EcoRodovias

ADB, GEAPP partner for energy transition funds

The Asian Development Bank and Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet have joined forces to pledge $35 million to help boost energy access and the energy transition in South and Southeast Asia

Standard Chartered, IFC ink $700m trade facility

Standard Chartered has made a $700 million investment in the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Global Trade Liquidity Programme

EBRD mulls sustainability loan for ONEE

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a €200 million sustainability-linked loan to Morocco’s national utility Office National de l'Electricite et de l'Eau Potable

ArcelorMittal, Nippon India JV secures $5bn loan

AMNS Luxumbourg Holding SA, the parent company of ArcelorMittal’s steelmaking JV with Nippon Steel Corp in India, recently secured a $5 billion loan from a consortium of Japanese banks to finance the expansion of its Indian steel plant at Hazira

DFC, USAID sign MoU for Ukraine investment

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation and the U.S. Agency for International Development have signed an MoU with the Government of Ukraine to attract investment in the country

EU backs hydrogen plans for Polish refinery

PKN Orlen has secured €158 million in state aid funding from the European Commission to use green hydrogen to decarbonise refinery production processes in Poland

EXCLUSIVE FC imminent for Turkish hospital PPP

Turkey’s Gaziantep Integrated Health Campus is due to reach its second financial close after considerable restructuring work by the sponsors

Uzbekistan selects prequal bidders for wind, BESS PPP

The Government of Uzbekistan has shortlisted 9 prequalified bidders for a 200MW wind power plant with a battery storage system ahead of launching the RFP under the PPP mode

EXCLUSIVE IFC in frame for Vinci’s Cape Verde airport scheme

The International Finance Corporation is considering a €30 million loan to the €135 million airports scheme being developed by a Vinci-led consortium in Cape Verde

El Salvador grants Los Chorros highway contract

El Salvador’s government has awarded the contract for the construction and rehabilitation of the Los Chorros stretch (15 km) of the Pan-American highway

USTDA, Thailand partner for pumped storage

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand has secured a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency for a feasibility study to support the development of a grid-connected pumped storage hydropower (PSH) plant at the Vajiralongkorn Dam in western Thailand