From Tuesday, September 19th to Monday, September 25th, 2017
The Ministry of Transport and Communications reported that 60 PPP projects have been identified, representing an estimated investment of US$ 26 billion to be executed in the coming years. Additionally, it is evaluating a portfolio of 31 additional projects for an estimated value of US$ 13 billion
According to the Ministry's Multi-Annual PPP Investment Report, a portfolio of more than 60 PPPs projects has been identified, representing an estimated total investment of US$ 26 billion, which can be formulated or implemented in the coming years.
Among the main projects identified are the "Longitudinal de la Sierra Highway Sections 4 and 5" and 3 private co-financed initiatives that are in the process of being declared of interest. Port projects have also been reported, such as the project for the "Modernization and Development of the Port of Salaverry", as well as railway projects such as the "Huancayo - Huancavelica Railroad" project, the "Line 3 and Line 4 of the Metro of Lima and Callao" and " the Commuter Train Barranca - Lima - Ica "; as well as broadband installation projects for different regions of the country.
Likewise, the report is analyzing a portfolio of 31 additional projects for an estimated value of US$ 13 billion. These projects are awaiting the completion of the corresponding technical studies. Among these projects are the "Highway to the Port of Callao", "Improvement and Expansion of the South Panamerican Highway", the "Port of Chimbote", the “Multipurpose Porto of Marcona", "Logistic Park of Ancón ", among others.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced the extension of Line 1 of the Lima Metro to the district of Lurín (Lima). The financing of the project will be made through a debt issuance and a credit facility granted by the Inter-American Development Bank
The Minister of Transport and Communications, Bruno Giuffra, announced that the government has decided to extend Line 1 of the Lima Metro to the district of Lurín, in the south of the city, in order to meet the demand for mass transportation of passengers.
Currently the ministry is evaluating the structure of the expansion project, considering the execution through the public works scheme. The financing would be made through the Inter-American Development Bank (BID) and resources from the issuance of bonds associated with the project. This expansion project could be linked to the project “Commuter Train Barranca - Lima – Ica”, currently under evaluation.