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Argentina Water Report

Published 10 November 2014

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Argentina Water Report

BMI View:   This quarter we have expanded our forecasts to include new projections for water extraction by source, and treated wastewater. These additions have provided extra data to be incorporated into our existing forecasts, resulting in their revisions also. Overall, we expect investment to continue to trickle into the sector over the short term, constraining expansion and modernisation projects, with the majority of funds centred o n hydropower and water storage.

Public expenditures tick up in the coming quarters, and infrastructure is commonly one of the main beneficiaries of this pre-election expenditure. Along with transport projects, construction industry growth will be driven by a number of infrastructure projects in the power and oil and gas sectors. Given Argentina's precarious external account situation, we believe that the government will do all it can to ensure that investment continues to flow into the oil and gas sector, propping up its balance of payments position in the short term and increasing the country's export capacity in the long term.

Over the long term, Argentina's construction sector could potentially benefit from economic growth, but our baseline forecasts see Argentine real GDP growth lagging behind the region, averaging just 2.7% from 2015-2019, owing to necessary adjustments from prolonged government mismanagement of the economy. Indeed, expansionary policies implemented in recent years have created large imbalances in the Argentine economy, preventing consistent public and private investment in infrastructure. This will constrain the water infrastructure project pipeline over the near term.

The blackout in Buenos Aires and its suburbs at the end of 2013 thrust Argentina's power network and water reserves into the limelight, prompting the government to announce plans to spend an estimated USD593mn on improving the grid network and ensuring more power generating diversity to reduce the reliance on hydropower. The unusually...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
9
Water SWOT
9
Political
11
Economic
12
Business Environment
13
Industry Forecast
15
Argentina Water Forecast
15
Water Extraction
17
Table: Argentina, Water Extraction, 2011-2018
19
Water Consumption
19
Table: Argentina, Water Consumption, 2011-2018
21
Water Treatment and Sanitation
21
Table: Argentina, Wastewater, 2011-2018
22
Table: Sewer Networks, 2011-2018
23
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
24
Argentina Risk Reward Ratings
24
Table: Latin America Water Risk/Reward Ratings
24
Rewards
24
Risks
25
Market Overview
26
Water Supply And Consumption
26
Distribution
28
Table: Access To Drinking Water, 2012-2014
28
Treatment And Sanitation
28
Table: Sewage And Water Treatment Facilities, 2006-2011
29
Regulation And Tariffs
30
Industry Trends And Developments
33
Key Projects, Industry Trends And Developments
33
Table: Argentina Water Projects
35
Competitive Landscape
36
Under-Secretariat of Water Resources (SSRH)
36
Other National Authorities
36
Provincial Authorities
37
Private Water Companies
37
Private Sector Involvement
37
Global Industry Overview
39
Demographic Forecast
43
Demographic Outlook
43
Table: Argentina's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000)
44
Table: Argentina's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total)
45
Table: Argentina's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020
46
Table: Argentina's Urban And Rural Population, 1990-2020
46
Methodology
47
Industry Forecast Methodology
47
Sources
49
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
49
Table: Water Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
50
Table: Weighting of Indicators
52

The Argentina Water Report has been researched at source and features latest-available data covering public and private sector investment in all major water projects including water extraction, water distribution and water treatment and sanitation projects and also includes competitive intelligence. The report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent industry forecasts and analysis of latest industry news, trends and regulatory developments in Argentina.

BMI's Argentina Water Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the water industry in Argentina.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent water industry forecasts for Argentina to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Argentinian water industry.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Argentina through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant national and multinational company developments. These are broken down into Water Extraction, Water Consumption and Water Treatment & Sanitation.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the water and wastewater sectors and the potential affects for industrial consumers, within the broader political, economic and business environment.

Industry & Economic Forecasts

Historic data series (2011-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions. Indicators include extraction, consumption and treatment.

Market Overview

Evaluation of the water industry in each state, with special emphasis on supply & consumption, distribution, treatment & sanitation, regulations & tariffs.

Industry Trends & Developments

Analysis of latest projects across the water infrastructure sector including Water and wastewater treatment plants, desalination facilities, mains water and sewage network expansions, dams, and hydropower plants.

Competitive Landscape

Provides an overview of key government ministries overseeing the water sector together with regulatory organisations, alongside the central companies involved in water and wastewater distribution and treatment services in the country.

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