Singapore stays most alluring for infrastructure investment

Singapore has kept its position as the world’s most attractive market for infrastructure investment, based queens peak mcc land on the third edition of the Global Infrastructure Investment Index, published by global design and consultancy business Arcadis.

The city state ranked highly across business, risk, infrastructure and monetary indexes, and despite a somewhat queens peak queenstown lower score for economic factors, a strong overall economic environment is maintained by it.

Several huge projects are planned such as the expansion of Changi Airport through the building of a fifth final, for conveyance and healthcare.

In the area in general, there is certainly lots of societal and public requirement for new infrastructure. They are not bankable or investible enough, which is the basic difficulty, although there are a whole host of project ideas and plans out there,” said Graham Kean, Head of Client Development at Arcadis Asia.

Although most projects here are publicly funded, work is currently underway to make infrastructure as an asset category more attractive to private institutional investors, including through the development of new benchmarking resources.

Now, Singapore invests around five percent of its GDP in infrastructure (US$20 billion in 2015), which continues to increase. By 20 20, it plans to commit six percent of gross domestic product (US$30 billion).

Elsewhere Malaya climbed to fifth spot in the standings. Its powerful economic performance and continued long-term investment in infrastructure, for example the capital’s metro system, have made the marketplace attractive for investing.

When it comes to economic score, China was first among the 41 states analysed, yet higher threat surroundings and its less appealing business conditions found it rated 17th on the index.

“The crucial to unlocking investments in the region hinges on producing the projects bankable, an area which we have been supporting,” he added.