The Government of Argentina has announced that it is creating a trust to ensure the start of construction of six road corridors in late October and early November. The corridors form the first stage of the Ministry of Transport's Network of Highways and Safe Routes PPP project and require an estimated total investment of around US$8 billion.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Argentina
The Government of Argentina has announced that a 700km section of the North Patagonia railway will be upgraded through a public-private partnership (PPP). The estimated total investment required is US$570 million.
MegaProject 1291: Abertis closes the investment agreements in its toll roads network in Argentina in exchange for the extension of the duration of its concessions
Spanish toll roads and infrastructure operator Abertis has closed with the government of Argentina two agreements to extend the concession contracts of both subsidiaries in the country, Autopista del Sol (Ausol) and Grupo Concesionario del Oeste (GCO)
The Evaluation Commission of National Roads in Argentina has signed a resolution to award six PPP projects which altogether require around US$8 billion investment. The projects involve the design, construction, expansion, improvement, repair, remodeling, operation, maintenance and commercial exploitation of roads located throughout the country, grouped into six corridors.
The operators of the renowned London Underground and Paris Métro are reportedly competing for the concession to operate the metro system in Buenos Aires, known as the Subte. The contract is thought to be worth around US$3.5 billion over 10 years.
Ten offers have been submitted in response to a call for tenders for the modernization of more than 3,400km of national roads in Argentina, split into six road corridors and altogether estimated to require US$8 billion investment.
Argentina's Ministry of Transport and Pubic Works has launched the tender for a new commuter rail network to service the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area.
The Ministry of Transportation of Argentina has published a call for tenders for the design, construction, expansion, improvement, repair, remodeling, operation, maintenance and commercial exploitation of the Network of Highways and Safe Routes PPP Project Stage 1.
The Transport Minister of Argentina has the government will not terminate Corporación América's 30-year concession of the operations of 33 of the country's main airports. The contract was signed in 1998 but included a clause to possibly terminate the contract in 2018.
A list of highway projects have been presented to the public-private partnership (PPP) unit of Argentina's finance ministry. The initiatives entail 7,277km of roadworks to be develop under a PPP model and require investment of US$16.7 billion over the next 15 years.
The Government of Argentina has launched a a call for expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of a total of 38 water infrastructure projects, some of them to be structured as public-private partnerships (PPP). The total estimated value for all the projects reaches US$9.5 billion.
Autopistas del Sol S.A. (Ausol), together with the National Road Agency (Dirección Nacional de Vialidad), under the Transportation Ministry of Argentina, have signed a memorandum that formally initiates the process to extend its concession contract for an additional 10 years.
Grupo Concesionario del Oeste S.A. (GCO), an Abertis Group company in Argentina, together with the National Road Agency (Dirección Nacional de Vialidad), under the Transportation Ministry of Argentina, have signed a memorandum that formally initiates the process to extend its concession contract.
Two months after launching the new PPP law, the Government of Argentina will undertake the first contract through public-private partnership involving a housing project.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.
The government of Argentina has launched the law 27,328 on PPPs, an instrument aimed to attract and accelerate investments from the private sector.
Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017
Latin American public and private sector leaders will address countries’ policies and strategies to engage investors and stimulate open discussions. 250 energy developers, financiers and public sector stakeholders are expected to attend the meeting from North America and countries across Latin America.
Paraguay has announced that the country will do an open consultation to analyze the construction of a bridge between Paraguay and Argentina.
The Argentine Chamber of Deputies has approved the new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to help address the country’s existing infrastructure deficit and make banks and multilateral lending agencies more interested in financing public works.
The Argentine Congress has approved a bill for a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to help address the country’s existing infrastructure deficit and make banks and multilateral lending agencies more interested in financing public works.