Latest! Annual PPI Database Global Report, 2018 (5.20MB)

In 2018, private investment commitments in energy, transport, information and communication technologies (ICT) backbone, and water infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$90.0 billion across 335 projects in 41 countries. Although a slight decline of three percent compared to 2017 levels, the total investment for 2018 still shows a recovery from the 10-year low of US$71.0 billion in 2016.

PPI Database Sector Notes, 2017 ( KB)

Each year we analyze the PPI data based on current themes. For 2017, we decided to take a closer look at how each of the sectors have fared in attracting private investments. Click on sector to read more on that sector.
Energy, Transport, Water and Sewerage, ICT Backbone
Blog:Which sectors have attracted most private investments in infrastructure in 2017?

PPI Database Global Report, H1 2018 (6001 KB)

PPI investment in H1 2018, which stood at US$43.5 billion across 164 projects, marked an increase of seven percent from H1 2017 levels, but it is still 13 percent lower than the 10-year H1 average investment level.
Blog: Subtle but significant changes to private infrastructure investment in first half of 2018

PPI investment in IDA countries, 2013-2017 (4215.4 KB)

PPI investments in IDA countries (i.e. countries with less than per capita income of US$1,165) totaled US$7.9 billion across 35 projects in 17 countries in 2017, compared to US$2.9 billion in 2016 across 18 projects in 10 countries.
Blog: New report on private capital for infrastructure in the poorest countries: 2017 a stellar year

Annual PPI Database Global Report, 2017 ( KB)

Investment commitments involving private participation in low and middle-income countries for energy, transport and water infrastructure totaled US$93.3 billion across 305 projects in 2017. While this is a 37 percent increase over 2016 level, it is still the second-lowest level of investment in the past 10 years and is 15 percent lower than the averages of the past five years.
Blog: New data reveals uptick in private investment in 2017 in EMDEs

New! PPI Investment in Low Carbon Infrastructure (2002-H1 2017) ( KB)

After 2010, favorable government policies led to a surge of low-carbon projects. The percentage of low-carbon projects receiving government support grew from 3% before 2010 to 51% afterwards. The distribution of new project investments shifted in favor of low-carbon—prior to 2010, distribution was even, but after 2010, the number of new low-carbon PPI projects (1,915) was more than double that of conventional ones (815).
Blog: Low-carbon infrastructure: an essential solution to climate change?

New! Contribution of Institutional Investors to PPI Investment, 2011-H1 2017 ( KB)

Current levels of institutional investor activity in new infrastructure deals are quite low at only 0.7% of total private participation in infrastructure investment in EMDEs. From 2011 to the first half of 2017, 41 projects received institutional investor contribution.
Blog: Behold the White Knights! Institutional Investor Contribution to EMDE Private Infrastructure Investments at financial close

New! Publications using PPI database now available under "Resources" ( KB)

Over 85 publications draw their analyses from the PPI Database and these have been categorized by sector, region, and themes. With the click of a button, a vast resource of information on infrastructure investments is now accessible to all.
Blog: PPI Database users leave their mark on the resources section

Energy Sector Note – 2015 (1442.4 KB)
Total investment in energy projects with private participation in 2015 in low- and middle-income countries was US$37.6 billion, 50 percent below the five-year average of US$74.7 billion.
Transport Sector Note – 2015 (853.4 KB)
Total investment in transport projects with private participation in emerging countries in 2015 was US$69.9 billion, 53 percent above the five-year average of US$45.6 billion.
Water Sector Note – 2015 (819.1 KB)
In 2015, total investment in water projects in developing countries was US$4.1 billion, 8% higher than the five-year average of US$3.8 billion (2010-2014).
Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015 (845.5 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment increased by 151%.
East Asia and Pacific, 2015 (855.1 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment decreased by 16%.
Europe and Central Asia, 2015 (885.9 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment increased by 235%.
Latin America and Caribbean, 2015 (818.8 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment decreased by 49%.
Middle East and North Africa, 2015 (854.3 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment decreased by 25%.
South Asia, 2015 (664.1 KB)
In 2015, PPI investment decreased by 9%.
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