Infrastructure: in Search of Synergy
After months of discussion, the Argentine Congress finally passed the bill that will put in place a new scheme of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contracts. This new regime, submitted by the National Executive Branch, seeks to allow a balanced and predictable cooperation between the public and private sectors.
Argentina receives first PPP road project bids of the year
Public-Private Partnership projects (PPP) became a reality this week as Argentina received the first bids for road auctions. After the Government set a new framework, which seeks to attract foreign investments in the country, the PPP road contracts marked the beginning of this type of investments for infrastructure in Argentina.
A New Legal Framework for Public Private Partnership
The Senate voted, by a large majority, in favor of the approval, with amendments, of the Federal Executive Branch’s bill to establish a new regime for Public-Private Partnership. This new regime seeks, essentially, to allow a balanced and predictable collaboration between the public and private sectors.
Public-Private Partnership Contracts Bill
On November 16, 2016 the Senate approved the bill on Public-Private Partnership contracts (the “PPP regime”) proposed by the Federal Executive Branch (“PEN”, after its Spanish acronym). The PPP Regime was published in the Official Gazette on November 30, 2016, as Law No. 27,328.
Public-Private Partnership opportunities in Argentina’s railway sector
Private participation in public developments has been growing for the last two years, when Argentina improved the legal framework of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) law.
Many initiatives have been announced since then, and several projects planned for the next 10-15 years are related to railway transportation.
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