As the world struggled economically in 2020, Chinese investment in infrastructure-related construction projects saved many countries from a much worse fate than they would have otherwise endured.
Africa's insufficient road and rail network is delaying the continent's development, but efforts to resolve the situation are being held back by worries about environmental damage.
Iraq has been blighted by conflict over the past few decades, and remains a turbulent environment. However, myriad opportunities exist for risk tolerant investors.
The Digital Silk Road is a weapon being used by China in its war with the US for global tech supremacy, but how big a threat will it pose to the dominance of the US's Big Tech behemoths?
Many governments are making big promises on infrastructure spending at the moment, but they still have the Covid-19 bill to pay, writes Investment Monitor's Viola Caon.
The presence and quality of infrastructure is generally a key driver for most foreign investors. However, Covid-19 may have changed the hierarchy in favour of digital infrastructure.
Governments to the rescue? How different countries will utilise infrastructure to emerge from Covid-19
The infrastructure sector looks set to be a key area for governments in the post-Covid-19 landscape, but strategies will differ depending on the financial resources available and the commitments to green policies.
Travel restrictions are affecting infrastructure investment, even though many due diligence processes can be carried out remotely.
He has already overseen the UK medical sector’s biggest peacetime IT infrastructure project – fitting out the 4,000-bed Nightingale hospital in London’s ExCeL centre in just nine days. Now, Cisco UK and Ireland CEO David Meads wants to bring 'digital equality' to the UK post-Covid-19.
While the Covid-19 pandemic is locking down many countries, opportunities are arising to complete infrastructure projects on empty roads and streets, while governments are being given a stark lesson on the importance of their digital frameworks.
Global SWF’s GSR scorecard shows sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and pension funds are performing well when it comes to governance and sustainability, but resilience scores are disappointing.