Recently,Dyogo Oliveira addressed the importance of private investments to improve the infrastructure of Brazil and other Latin American countries. Oliveira is Brazil’s Minister of Planning, Development, and Management. The minister addressed the March 24, 2018 Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank held in Mendoza Argentina.
Minister Dyogo called for studies into more effective means to manage risk during infrastructure projects and ways to make investments in infrastructure improvement projects in Latin America more attractive to the private sector. Luis Caputo the Chairman of the Bank’s Board of Governors endorsed Minister Dyogo’s proposal. Read this article at odiario.com about Felipe Montoro Jens
Spain’s Secretary of State for Economy and Business Support reported that Spain is considering investing heavily in Brazil.
Luis Moreno the president of the Inter-American Development Bank opined that to overcome the lack of private investments in Latin America there needs to be more connectivity between Latin American nations. He also expressed the need for “convergence of infrastructure“. Moreno further cited the necessity of an environmentally friendly approach to completing infrastructure projects and greater equality between men and women in Latin America.
Referring to Public-Private Partnerships for Public Works (PPPs) Minister Oliveiro stressed that Brazil has been approaching infrastructure projects in a manner that conforms to Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) standards. He added that Brazil’s approach to PPPs projects also meet best practice standards for the region, and any guidelines set down by other agencies involved in infrastructure projects.
In US Dollars the credit the IDB extended to Brazil in 2017 equaled $12.9 billion.
The information contained above is from an account of the Inter-American Bank meeting provided by Felipe Montoro Jens. An infrastructure expert Felipe Montoro Jens specializes in minimizing wasteful spending on the part of local governments and corporations in the completion of PPPs. His blog site www.felipemontorojens.com.br/ is devoted entirely to reporting on infrastructure projects in Brazil.
Felipe Montoro Jens has expertise in financial planning for both individuals and companies. Mr. Jens was educated at the American Graduate School of International Management School. He acquired additional post-secondary education at FundaçãoGetulio and Thunderbird. He is the current CEO of the investment research firm EnergiparCaptação S.A.