“. . . Australian savings are having to go offshore to look for infrastructure investments. And Australian fund managers are selling their infrastructure deal-doing and investment expertise offshore . . .”
“It is estimated that Latin America should increase investments by 3 percentage points with respect to GDP if it intends to enter the league of developed regions, and everything indicates that the public sector cannot, by itself, mobilize the necessary expenses.”
“Improved stability and the promise of new and growing markets, consumers and talent continue to capture the attention of investors from both the public and private sectors. With new trade accords, such as the Pacific Alliance, seeding new opportunities across a wide range of industries, Latin America’s medium and long-term potential can only keep growing."
“In the case of Latin America and the Caribbean, the framework shows that national and sectoral planning institutions are generally in place across the region. But there are key attributes pertaining to all other aspects of the public investment process that can be improved, particularly when compared to advanced economies."
“Almost every week, a new infrastructure project is announced in Latin America. Roads, wind farms, hydroelectric dams, rapid transit systems, water and sanitation plants, you name it.”