Africa Infrastructure Views

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Hydro Power Drives Export Ambitions

While Ethiopia has the raw potential to realise extremely ambitious plans to utilise excess capacity and become an East African electricity export hub, we question the country's almost exclusive...

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Poor Infrastructure Adds To Mining Woes

BMI View: Infrastructure deficits in India will continue to constrict growth in the mining sector while posing constraints to mineral imports over the coming years. Despite considerable efforts by...

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Neckartal Dam - New Bidder, Same Risks

In the latest chapter of the Neckartal dam saga, Italian construction firm Salini has been selected as the preferred bidder. The construction of the US$308mn project has been long delayed due to...

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Trade Deficit To Persist

BMI View: Merchandise trade figures from Senegal's national statistics agency have confirmed our view that the country's relative lack of natural resources and uncompetitive economy will perpetuate a...

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Saudi Pumps Life Into Nacala Refinery

Saudi Arabia's Radyolla Group is showing interest for the long-stalled Nacala oil refinery in Mozambique. The initial project, buried in the ravels of the financial crisis in 2008, is now growing...

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