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Title Best practices in investment for development : case studies in FDI : how to utilize FDI to improve transport infrastructure - roads : lessons from Australia and Peru / United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Published New York : United Nations, 2009.

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 UniM Giblin Eunson  388.114 BEST    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 113 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Investment advisory series, Series B, 1995-6088 ; no. 2.
Investment advisory series. Series B ; no. 2.
Notes "Prepared by Rory Allan, Rene Cornejo and Max Lay"--p. vi.
Sales no: E. 09.II.D.14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [97]-98)
Contents Introduction -- I. Issues and challenges in road concessions -- A. Planning and selecting projects for concessioning -- B. Preparing projects for concessioning -- C. Deciding on key terms of the concession -- 1. Risk allocation -- 2. Toll levels and government contribution -- 3. Handling unpredictable events and changed circumstances -- 4. Transfer to government -- D. Setting benchmarks to protect the public interest -- 1. Value for money -- 2. Key performance indicators -- E. Organizing the procurement process -- 1. The procurement approach -- F. Facilitating and monitoring road construction and operations -- 1. Construction phase -- 2. Operating phase -- 3. Enforcement measures -- G. Obtaining investment and finance -- H. Attracting foreign investors -- II. Outcomes in Australia and Peru road concessions -- A. Funding impact -- B. Economic impact -- C. Construction and operational efficiency -- III. Best practices lessons for developing countries in road concessions -- A. General conclusions -- 1. Road concessions are a learning process for all stakeholders 2. A strong transfer of skills and capacity-building occurs from the foreign partner to local partners -- 3. Disciplined planning and execution are key -- B. Specific lessons -- 1. How to identify projects -- 2. How to select road projects suitable for concessioning -- 3. How to set the toll rate -- 4. How to prepare concession projects -- 5. How to organize the procurement process -- 6. How to structure key terms to get good public outcomes -- 7. How to facilitate and monitor construction and operations -- 8. How to obtain investment and finance -- 9. How to attract foreign investment -- 10. The role of ODA.
Summary The purpose of this study is to describe and analyse the policies and approaches of two countries (those being Australia and Peru) with experience in private sector solutions to improving roads infrastructure. Whilst one of the cases is a developed country, the aim of the study is to elucidate best practices experiences that can give guidance, in a practical form, to policy makers in developing countries.
Other formats "Also available in an electronic format via the Internet. Address as at January 28, 2010: http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/diaepcb20092_en.pdf"
Other author United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Subject Roads -- Finance -- Case studies.
Roads -- Australia -- Finance.
Roads -- Peru -- Finance.
Investments, Foreign -- Government policy -- Australia.
Investments, Foreign -- Government policy -- Peru.
Transportation and state -- Australia.
Transportation and state -- Peru.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- Australia.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- Peru.
Variant Title How to utilize FDI to improve transport infrastructure - roads.
ISBN 9789211127744 (paperback)