Brazil reported an increase in the GDP recently, and the federal government is making investments in the economy to stimulate public private partnerships projects to upgrade infrastructure in the country. Felipe Montoro Jens an infrastructure specialist has a decorated background across various sectors and has details on many of the public private partnership projects in Brazil.
Felipe Montoro Jens reported in Bahia, a public private partnership project is upgrading the Light Rail Vehicle network. The Light Rail Vehicle project includes 21 stops, and stretches 19 miles. The Light Rail Vehicle project is scheduled to continue until 2031, and will impact 1.5 million people. Felipe Montoro Jens also pointed to Maranhao using public private partnerships to construct four new prisons. There is another big public private partnership project in Piaui to upgrade internet access in the state. The private partnership project is installing high speed fiber optic cables, and 1,500 new access points. The internet upgrade will affect 2.1 million people. Also, Piaui is implementing additional public private partnerships to increase the sewage network. In Pernambuco, the Pernambucana Sanitation Company (COMPESA) and the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) are working to gather more investments to expand public private partnerships into 15 new states. Visit felipemontorojens.com for more info.
In Rio de Janeiro, Felipe Montoro Jens reported the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was hired for R $ 2.3 million as consultants to help with the plans to use public private partnerships to build 40,000 preschools, and 20,000 day care centers, in an effort to expand the child educational network.
Felipe Montoro Jens also reported an R $ 44 billion investment in 57 public private partnerships. The 57 projects are to include infrastructure projects of road construction, airport managing changes, and private takeovers of federal government owned businesses. The Program of Partnerships and Investments (PPI) is the government agency which is being used to ensure these projects are executed. Felipe Montoro Jens reported of these 57 projects more than half are scheduled to begin during December, November and October of 2018. Felipe Montoro Jens also reported the Mint will be auctioned to the private sector. The Mint is responsible for printing the currency and other government documents and will now have access to highly technological tools from the private sector. Read: https://www.terra.com.br/noticias/dino/veja-com-felipe-montoro-jens-a-historia-do-processo-de-privatizacao-no-brasil,4d1cfee159791826fd7c00be88ff5defx4uhd4g6.html