Government of Jordan planning US$4.2 billion rail concession
The Ministry of Transport of the government of Jordan is reportedly planning to contract Chinese company Touchstone to deliver a US$4.23 billion rail project through a build-operate-transfer (BOT) or build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) agreement.
Local consortium wins Brazil's first rehabilitate/maintain road concession
Estrada do Feijão Bahia, a consortium comprising Paviservice and SVC Construções, has been awarded the concession contract to rehabilitate and maintain the BA-052 road in Bahia, a state in the north-east of Brazil.
Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch
Saudi Arabia’s National Centre for Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships (NCP) has published a draft law on private-public sector partnerships as the kingdom prepares to launch infrastructure projects worth billions of dollars and seeks to woo foreign investors.