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India Infrastructure Report

Published 28 February 2014

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India Infrastructure Report

BMI View: We have turned slightly more bearish towards the near-term outlook of India's construction and infrastructure markets and have revised down our forecasts for both sectors accordingly. This downward revision is because some of the factors that are already dampening construction and infrastructure activity - namely non-conducive monetary conditions, lacklustre infrastructure activity and political risk - have grown in prominence in recent months. That said, we believe a medium-term recovery could take place in India's construction sector and this is primarily due to the potential for an improvement in India's monetary conditions and regulatory climate.

Key Trends And Developments

  • In January 2014, the India government approved the second phase of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project in India, which will cost INR264.05bn (US$4.22bn). The total project cost is estimated at 2011-12 price levels with price escalation of 5% per annum, which includes escalation and Central taxes and excludes State taxes and duties. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation, the existing special purpose vehicle of the Central and Karnataka state governments, will execute the project. The project is expected to be completed in five years from the date of start of work.

  • In January 2014, India's state-run utility National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) approved an investment of INR125.32bn (US$2.04bn) for setting up a 1,600MW coal-fired power project in India. 'The Board of Directors of NTPC have accorded an appraised current estimated investment approval for Darlipali Super Thermal Power Project, to be implemented in Odisha', according to a statement released by NTPC (The Economic Times). The approval is subject to environmental clearance. The project will be linked to the Dulanga coal mine, with 7mn tonnes capacity, and will be constructed on around 1,600 acres of land.

  • In February 2014, the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO) issued a global...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
Industry Forecast
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
Table: India Construction And Infrastructure Industry Forecasts, 2012/13-2017/18
Table: India Construction And Infrastructure Industry Forecasts, 2018/19 -2023/24
Table: Factbox - Key Elements On India's Land Acquisition Bill 2013
Transport Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: India Transport Infrastructure Industry Forecasts, 2012/13-2017/18
Table: India Transport Infrastructure Long-Term Forecasts, 2018/19-2023/24
Table: Competitiveness Of India's Infrastructure
Table: India - High-Speed Railway PPP Projects Being Planned
Table: Phases Of Development For The Navi Mumbai International Airport
Major Projects Table - Transport
Table: Major Projects - Transport
Energy And Utilities Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: India Energy and Utilities Infrastructure Industry Forecasts, 2012-2017
Table: India Energy and Utilities Infrastructure Industry Forecasts, 2018-2023
Table: Nuclear Power Reactors
Table: Major Projects - Energy & Utilities
Residential/Non-Residential Construction - Outlook And Overview
Table: India Residential and Non-Residential Building Industry Forecasts, 2012-2017
Table: India Residential and Non-residential Building Long Term Forecasts, 2018-2023
Table: Changes In Foreign Investment Policy
Major Projects Table - Residential/Non-Residential Construction And Social Infrastructure
Table: Major Projects - Residential/Non-Residential Construction And Social Infrastructure
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
India - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
Asia Pacific - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
Table: Asia Pacific Infrastructure Risk Reward Ratings
Market Overview
Competitive Landscape
Table: EQS Data
Company Profile
Gammon India
Larsen & Toubro
Reliance Infrastructure
Global Infrastructure Overview
Africa In 2014: PPPs Cement Global Appeal
Asia-Pacific In 2014: Shaping Up To Be A Benign Year
Latin America In 2014: A Prosperous Year For Infrastructure Development
MENA In 2014: Reaping Rewards Despite Risks
North America And Europe In 2014: Turning A Corner
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Risk/Reward Rating Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

The India Infrastructure Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and forecasts covering public procurement and spending on all major infrastructure and construction projects, including transportation and logistics by land, sea and air; power plants and utilities, and commercial construction and property development. The report analyses the impact of regulatory changes and the macroeconomic outlook and features competitive intelligence on contractors and suppliers.

BMI's India Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Indian infrastructure and construction industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for India to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Indian infrastructure market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Indian infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in India.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering infrastructure and construction, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant multinational and national company developments.

These are broken down into Construction (social, commercial and residential), Transport (roads, railways, ports, airports etc), and Energy & Utilities (powerplants, renewable projects, pipelines and so on).

Industry Trends

Analysis of latest projects across the infrastructure sector (covering the transport, utilities and commercial construction sub-sectors) - including:

Market Overview:Analysis of the key elements driving developments, including evaluations of current capacity and future requirements.

Building Materials Overview

The building materials overview provides industry trend analysis on the global and regional demands for building materials and the impact of this on the emerging and developed markets.

Business Environment Ratings

BMI's Infrastructure Business Environment Ratings provide a country-comparative Risk-Reward Ratings index aimed at investors (construction companies, suppliers and partners) in the regional infrastructure market.

The ratings methodology makes sophisticated use of over 40 industry, economic and demographic data point.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the infrastructure and construction sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry & Economic Forecasts

Historic data series (2008-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecast. Indicators include:

Construction: Industry value (US$bn); contribution to GDP (%); employment (`000); real growth (%).

Infrastructure: Value (US$bn); contribution to construction industry (%); real growth (%) of transport infrastructure (broken down by railways, airports, roads and bridges, ports and harbours) and energy and utilities (broken down by power plants and transmission grids, oil and gas pipelines, and water infrastructure).

Economy: Economic growth (%); nominal GDP (US$bn); unemployment (%); interest rates (%); exchange rate (against US$).

Company Profiles

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI's industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

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