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This edition of Foresight looks at trends facing the world’s infrastructure markets.
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.
Here are the top 10 emerging trends that we are seeing in infrastructure for 2017 and beyond. Review our trend predictions by viewing the videos and SlideShare presentation, and reading the articles – all of which can be accessed from this page.
Pressure is on infrastructure investors to focus on more than financial returns.
We expect technology such as data analytics and automation to go mainstream.
How can Governments squeeze more from existing infrastructure investments?
With relatively benign financial markets, why are so many projects stuck?
Governments and multilaterals are making efforts to unclog infrastructure pipelines.
The lines between different types of infrastructure investors will continue to blur.
All signs suggest that the ‘supply’ side of infrastructure is rapidly globalising.