October 4, 2004
Will PPPs become Brazil's blueprint for infrastructure finance?
Brazilian officials recognize that the current level of private-sector investment must be increased substantially if the country's infrastructure needs are to be met. To that end, the federal and state governments are in the final stages of establishing a legal and contractual framework for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) schemes.
Since the inception of the UK's PPP (and the related Private Finance Initiative) in 1992, more than 600 projects have been executed. The UK system, a global benchmark, identifies three issues that must be addressed if t
Brazil needs to invest more than $200 billion in infrastructure. The federal and state governments hope to achieve this through Public-Private Partnerships.