Last Updated:
25 May 2022

Best Practices in Public-Private Partnerships Financing in Latin America: the role of subsidy mechanisms

Latin America has seen buoyant investment in private infrastructure projects over the period since 2005, weathering the global financial crisis better than most regions and even seeing an upsurge in investment in the first half of 2011, according to recent figures from the World Bank-PPIAF Private Investment in Infrastructure database. Brazil and, to a lesser degree, Mexico and Peru have driven the recent increases in investment, which has been concentrated in energy and transport public-private partnerships (PPPs).