Title: COVID-19 & infrastructure: Why governments must act to protect projects

Author: Herb Ladley

Language: English

Type: Blog/Article

Nature: Other PPP Reference

Published: March 30, 2020

Region: Global

Country: Global-World

Topic: Covid-19 and PPPs, The Global PPP Community Forum, Climate-Smart

Keywords: Global PPP Community Forum, Covid-19

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Document Summary:

Here are steps that governments can take to support infrastructure in the crisis.

Document Details:

Economic disruptions are cascading globally as a result of COVID-19. For infrastructure investors, the sudden evaporation of demand is colliding with cost increases, or at least cost uncertainty. Once these economic realities become balance sheet realities, a “tidal wave” will come into view that risks overwhelming the legal system with contract disputes.

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Updated: August 12, 2022