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Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2017

Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2017

We continuously track and report on the tides and trends driving the world’s infrastructure markets. Learn about what we believe...

An annual special edition of Foresight looking at the emerging trends facing the...

Around the world, uncertainty is rife. Political agendas and social expectations are changing. Global, regional and national institutions are weakening. Power is shifting. And technology is disrupting everything.

In 2017, we expect a shift towards more responsive leadership, both from governments and from the private sector.

On this page are the top 10 emerging trends that we are seeing in infrastructure for 2017 and beyond.

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National Leader, KPMG’s Infrastructure team and Head of Capital Projects Leadership

 
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Trend 1: Confluence of energy, transport and technology

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Trend 2: The populist agenda disrupts infra markets

The underlying political and social current has shifted towards more populist...

 
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Trend 3: Consumer behavior

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Trend 4: Prioritizing social and environmental value

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Trend 8: Credit enhancement facilities - back to basics

Governments and multilaterals are making efforts to unclog infrastructure...

 
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Trend 9: Search for yield drives convergence

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Trend 10: The globalization of infrastructure continues

All signs suggest that the ‘supply’ side of infrastructure is rapidly globalizing.

 
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