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Construction Industry Beyond 2014


Construction/Infrastructure Industry Beyond 2014

• Present Dynamic: – Trends and Source of Monies

• Facts • Moving Forward


For Consideration • This country was considered an unviable project as a nation (1965) by the West –

No national resources

Population largely comprised of low skilled Asian workers

Western military provided 20% of the GDP

Trade unions controlled by communist sympathizers

Corruption was endemic

Full blown insurgency in 1965


For Consideration • Singapore Today – Per capita GDP higher than UK ( 2011) – Ranked 4th of 179 countries Corruption Perception Index ( 2007) – Worked with private sector: Strategized its focus on supply chain management practices to ensure reliable access to supplies and developed the construction sector to address the people and businesses


Trends • An estimated 80% of the worlds economy is now originating from the emerging and developing world


Trends • An estimated 80% of the worlds economy is now originating from the emerging and developing world • ‘Housing the people’ is now a strategic level issue in the developing world


Trends • An estimated 80% of the worlds economy is now originating from the emerging and developing world • ‘Housing the people’ is now a strategic level issue in the developing world • India is the most welcome nation to Afghans ($1B USD)


Trends • An estimated 80% of the worlds economy is now originating from the emerging and developing world • ‘Housing the people’ is now a strategic level issue in the developing world • India is the most welcome nation to Afghans ($1B USD) • CAREC –Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation- is very active with strategic level infrastructure


Trends • An estimated 80% of the worlds economy is now originating from the emerging and developing world • ‘Housing the people’ is now a strategic level issue in the developing world • India is the most welcome nation to Afghans ($1B USD) • CAREC –Central Asian Regional Economic Council- is very active with strategic level infrastructure • China and Japan hold the largest % of US public debt ($1.1T each)


Source of Monies • Shift from International Donor Nations to International Private Banking/Sector/Regional • Decreasing: US, Japan, EU, Canada.... • Status Quo or Increasing: Arab States/UAE, Asia, private sector


Facts • Afghanistan –

24,000 MW of power generation potential; 1.8% utilization

Net exporter of fresh water

$1T USD of minerals ( lithium center of the world)

5 T cubic ft of natural gas

Transportation crossroads between energy rich countries (pipelines)

• Pakistan –

40,000 MW of hydropower potential: 15% utilization

Demographics: 260M people by 2040


Moving Forward • Housing – Qasaba Project: $200M USD-5 years-3200 workers-26 subcontractors – Kabul New City: $100B USD-25 years-100,000 workers- TBD

• Transportation – Northern Railway Study: 300kms of railway to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

• Electrical Energy – DABS: building of the national electrical grid

• Mining


Relationships • Chinese Ambassador to Canada Zhang Junsai,at a Conference Speech-8 May 2012 in the Alberta capital, Edmonton: ●

“Unlike North America or Europe, (where) business deals are struck on the basis of the transaction’s merit, not necessarily the existing relationship…there might not even be one. In Asia, relationships are the precursor to a transaction…”


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Construction Industry Potential Beyond 2014