Americas Report 2008
Chile powers on alone: Chile, caught amid the worst drought in a century as well as three squabbling neighbours, has decided to increase its energy production to rely on itself.
Asia Pacific Report 2008
DIAL Civil aviation in India: The Indian aviation industry has shown continued growth in recent years with the key drivers being high GDP growth, steady industrial performance, higher disposable incomes, growth in consumer spending and low air fares.
Europe Report 2008
For the first time – certainly the first time for many years – traffic levels on the main inter-urban highways are falling.
Global Energy Report 2008
YLNG goes the distance: Major energy projects take time to put together, and Yemen LNG has taken longer than most. To get to financial close, the scheme and its backers have had to overcome some very large hurdles. But the challenges have been met and Yemen has its deal.
Global Infrastructure Report 2008
Bearing Russian infra risk: For infrastructure companies and banks that have been venturing eastwards in Europe in the last few years, Russia represents the last frontier. But making the right risk calculations is proving more challenging for financiers than they originally thought.
India Report 2008
Debt market - Huge demands: The momentum on India’s economic growth will continue this year and the bank market is gearing up to meet huge demand to fund much needed infrastructure development.
Middle East Report 2008
Welcome to the third annual Reuters International Financial Review (IFR) and Project Finance International (PFI) report on the Middle East capital markets. We publish the report at a time of unprecedented turbulence in the global markets. For much of this year the Middle East has shown a degree of isolation from the global problems, but the latest shocks to the system will have an impact even in this region.
Mining Report 2008
Mining finance on form: The mining finance market has recovered steadily from the depths of the earlier part of the decade. Rising commodity prices have, of course, been the driver but the growing needs of countries acquiring strategic recourses is part of the picture.