Infrastructure Insight: South Africa

Infrastructure Insight: South Africa

  • January 2017 •
  • 50 pages •
  • Report ID: 5761818 •
  • Format: PDF
Infrastructure Insight: South Africa

Infrastructure expenditure in South Africa is forecast to increase over the 2016–2020 period.
According to GlobalData’s Infrastructure Intelligence Center (IIC), the infrastructure construction market’s value rose from ZAR152.5 billion (US$11.1 billion) in 2010 to ZAR222.3 billion (US$16.1 billion) in 2015, and is projected to reach ZAR335.3 billion (US$24.3 billion) by 2020 in nominal value terms.
This is based on the assumption that a number of major infrastructure projects will proceed as planned, including the 5,000MW Upington Solar Power Park project, the Gautrain Commuter Expansion, the Gauteng Freeway Improvement: Phase II Bulk Distribution System, the Port of Ngqura Manganese Export Terminal Expansion and the Johannesburg–Durban High-Speed Rail Link.
However, there are policy and political uncertainties that will weigh on investor confidence and could result in projects being delayed.

Key Findings
The report provides a detailed look into the infrastructure sector in South Africa, including analysis of the state of the current infrastructure, the regulatory and financing landscapes, and the major projects in the construction pipeline.
The report covers all key infrastructure sectors: roads, railways, electricity and power, water and sewerage, communication, and airports and ports.

- A concise analysis of the administrative, economic and political context for infrastructure in South Africa.
- An in-depth assessment of the current state of infrastructure in South Africa, including roads, railways, electricity and power, water and sewerage, communications, airports and ports.
- A focus on main political and financial institutions involved in the infrastructure market, as well as the competitive and regulatory environment.
- For each infrastructure sector, an explanation of the key drivers of growth in new investment and an analysis of the project pipeline, with a detailed look at the prospects for major projects and the companies that have secured contracts.

Reasons to buy
- Assess the current state of South Africa infrastructure, and the main drivers of investment, including the key institutions and financing methods.
- Investigate forecasts and gain an understanding of key trends in each of the main infrastructure sectors.
- Analyze the main project participants operating in each sector, to better understand the competitive environment.
- Identify top projects by sector, development stage and start date, to inform expansion strategy.

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