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Kenya Infrastructure Report Q4 2015

Kenya Infrastructure Report Q4 2015

BMI View: Kenya's construction and infrastructure sector is forecast to grow at 9% y-o-y in 2015 and willmaintain strong growth over our 10-year forecast, only starting to moderate towards end of our outlook.

Economic headwinds from currency devaluation and rising interest rates, as well as the devolution of fiscalpowers will restrain investments to infrastructure and the residential and non-residential sectors. Thesuccessful issuance of Kenya's eurobond shows long-term interest in the market is strong and bodes well forthe government's ability to fund infrastructure investment.

Key Developments

The World Bank will release a USD1.2bn loan to the states in the East African Community (EAC) toupgrade infrastructure and boost the region's integration programme. The investment will be used toimprove the handling capacity and efficiency of Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania and the Port of Mombasain Kenya. 'The World Bank Group's investments and support to reforms anticipate the boom of extractivesin the region and will facilitate easier movement of people, goods and capital,' according to the World Bank(Reuters). The funding will support investment plans in East Africa over the next three to seven years,according to the bank.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Infrastructure SWOT
Industry Forecast
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Kenya 2013-2018)
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Kenya 2019-2024)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Kenya - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
Rewards
Risks
SSA Infrastructure Challenged By Global Headwinds
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa's Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index, Q4 2015
Global Industry Overview
Table: Infrastructure Key Themes 2015
Table: Asia: Key Reforms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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