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Estimated $1tn annual shortfall in infrastructure spending!

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The World Economic Forum estimates a global need for $3.7tn in infrastructure investment each year.

Despite this only an estimated $2.7tn is invested, mostly by governments.

Apparently; from the US through Europe to the emerging world, there is a backlog of projects that are needed to drive growth, while institutional investors are desperate to find investments – like infrastructure.

According to the article: “Politicians and investors agree: there is an “infrastructure gap”, it is global, and it approaches $1tn each year.”

AcknowledgementsFT. John Authers - 10th November 2015