Deloitte GCC Powers of Construction 2016

August 07 , 2016

undefinedGovernments are taking significant steps to reconfigure their business models and measures are being adopted to move away from oil-based economies, create economic sustainability and continue infrastructure investment, a key element of the business environment and a generator of employment.

Low oil prices will constrain the amount of funding available to regional governments that will have to innovate and find alternative funding sources to bridge the funding gap, hence the title of this year’s publication ‘The funding equation.’

The private sector certainly has the appetite to participate and the announcement of recent PPP laws in Dubai, Qatar and Kuwait are all encouraging. The balance of risk and reward is the key to unloading the private sector’s appetite to balance this funding equation.

Governments are taking significant steps toreconfigure their business models and measuresare being adopted to move away from oil-basedeconomies, create economic sustainability andcontinue infrastructure investment, a key elementof the business environment and a generator ofemployment.

Low oil prices will constrain theamount of funding available to regionalgovernments that will have to innovate and findalternative funding sources to bridge the fundinggap, hence the title of this year’s publication ‘Thefunding equation.’ The private sector certainly hasthe appetite to participate and the announcementof recent PPP laws in Dubai, Qatar and Kuwait areall encouraging. The balance of risk and reward isthe key to unloading the private sector’s appetiteto balance this funding equation.

 

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