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Malaysia confirms KL-SG HSR is under review

The Malaysian government is officially reviewing whether or not it will shelve the Kuala Lumpur–Singapore high speed rail PPP.

OPIC – back in Uzbekistan

The United States’ development finance institution – Overseas Private Investment Corporation – is to resume activity in Uzbekistan

Total withdraws from Iran gas project

Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh has announced that France’s Total has withdrawn from phase 11 of the South Pars gas project

ADB backs Philippines PPP with policy loan

The ADB’s board has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines’ PPP programme

CDC appoints two non-execs

Development finance institution CDC Group has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors – Dolika Banda and Andrew Alli

Contracts awarded for Nigeria LNG expansion

Two consortia have been awarded FEED and EPC contracts for the $12 billion Nigeria liquefied natural gas plant expansion project on Bonny Island in Nigeria

Marcobre signs Mina Justa copper mine deal

Peruvian mining company Marcobre has signed $900 million in project financing to fund the development of the $1.77 billion Mina Justa copper mine in the south of the country

Three oil and gas exploration deals signed in Egypt

Three consortia have signed separate agreements with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for the exploration of oil and natural gas, worth $139.2 million

EBRD mulls support for Jordan electricity sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a sovereign loan of up to $280 million to assist Jordan in reforming and developing its electricity sector

Sweetbridge latest to join Accord Project

Switzerland-based blockchain supply chain startup Sweetbridge has joined open source smart contract technology organisation Accord Project

Deutsche Bank names new Vietnam country head

Deutsche Bank has appointed Hans-Dieter Holtzmann as its chief country officer and head of global transaction banking for Vietnam

EBRD signs loan with Egypt’s Beyti

International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects (Beyti), the Egyptian juice and milk producer, has signed on a loan of up to $44 million (or the equivalent in Egyptian pounds) with the EBRD

EIB provides further support for Copenhagen Airport

The European Investment Bank has signed a $92 million loan agreement with Copenhagen Airport to support a number of upgrades at the facility, the bank has announced

Norton Rose Fulbright hires two partners in Perth

Norton Rose Fulbright has added two new partners specialising in corporate and M&A in energy, resources and infrastructure to its office in Perth, Western Australia

USAID signs grants to support Jordan's water sector

The United States Agency for International Development has signed two grant agreements worth around $166 million with Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation to fund the rehabilitation and upgrading of the nation's water treatment and supply networks

EIB invests in Nordlink... again

The European Investment Bank has lent €100 million to the 1.4GW NordLink interconnector between Norway and Germany through the European Fund for Strategic Investment

BNDES approves Brazilian rail funding

Brazilian development bank BNDES has approved a $747 million loan to Curitiba-headquartered logistics operator Rumo aimed at improving the country's railroads