Increased investment in infrastructure projects – such as those in mining, the $1.5bn extension of the Jorge Chavez International Airport, the increased supply of social housing and infrastructure development around the 2019 Pan American Games – are set to propel the construction sector. Investors are optimistic given the large portfolio of public projects, but authorities should be sensitive...
Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.
Solid performance is expected in Bangkok’s commercial real estate segment this year, with demand to remain high despite significant new supply coming onto the market.
Significant progress has been made on two mixed-use real estate projects being built in Bahrain’s north-east, as the kingdom looks to major developments to help unlock its economic potential.
Articles & Analysis | China’s new trade network energises construction in Egypt and other emerging markets from The Report: Egypt 2019
From 206 BCE to 220 AD, China’s Han dynasty fostered a booming trade industry for silk, a precious commodity in high demand among the elites of the Mediterranean. The Silk Road was the moniker given to the network of trade routes connecting the East and West at the time. Later, spices and other precious cargo would be traded using the system,...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Ahmed Zaki Abdeen, Chairman, New Administrative Capital for Urban Development: Interview from The Report: Egypt 2019
How do construction projects help to promote growth in the broader domestic economy?