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Mexico’s hesitant progress on port infrastructure

The Peña Nieto administration is pushing ahead with a $5bn modernisation programme, but progress has been patchy, constrained by issues with disbursement of public funds.

18 December 2014

Brazilian port progress

Green light for private port comes amid stagnation in sector.

11 December 2014

Mexico – energy groups to tap capital markets

The fall in oil prices may be taking the edge off investor appetite, but plans to raise funds for the energy sector are still very much in motion.

27 November 2014

Mexico reruns the bullet train tender

Confusion over $3.6bn contract becomes a setback for the infrastructure programme.

10 November 2014

Colombia's road boost

Construction work could partly offset the impact of lower oil prices.

07 November 2014

Mexico turns to China for its bullet train

The México-Querétaro line will be the region's first, with work due to start in January next year 

05 November 2014

Ecuador – Correa’s big infrastructure push

Lower oil prices, a weaker currency and fading Chinese enthusiasm for infrastructure finance have slowed economic growth in recent months, but Ecuador is still likely to reap the benefits of heavy public investment in energy and transport.

30 October 2014

Ecuador’s transport push

Quito metro project highlights progress.

02 October 2014

Mexican transport investment plans advance

Government investment will be positive for growth in 2H14, but attracting private funds remains a challenge.

10 July 2014

Peru's infrastructure drive gains momentum

The award of a new pipeline contract follows on from a recent credit rating upgrade to reinforce positive sentiment on the country’s growth prospects.

04 July 2014

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