Argentina Infrastructure Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Infrastructure industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, BMI Industry Forecast, BMI's Infrastructure Risk Reward Index, Market Overview and Company Profiles.

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  • Gain independent insight into the outlook for the infrastructure industry through BMI's 10 year forecasts
  • Understand the market through analysis of projects , investment plans and key players
  • Understand the threats to your operations and investments and protect your company against future risks

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BMI View: Argentina ' s construction industry will suffer a contraction in 2016 as high inflation and s ncertainty surrounding the liberali s ation of the economy weigh on fixed-capital investment. However, from 2017 onwards, we expect the pro-business policies and reductions in capital controls to spur investment and spur a recovery in the industry.

Latest Updates And Structural Trends

  • As expected, new president Mauricio Macri has quickly rolled out major parts of his liberalisation agenda. We expect these trade and investment friendly policies to support the medium- to long-term outlook.

  • However, we anticipate a contraction in construction industry value in 2016 as investors wait for inflation to fall, consumption to pick up and the full extent of Macri policies to become clear.

  • As such we expect negative real growth of -4.6% this year, but positive growth over the long-term with an average annual real growth rate of 3.3% from 2017-2025.

  • Chinese investment in the energy, utilities and rail sectors will remain elevated in the years ahead, accompanied by an expected uptick in foreign direct investment from other countries as well.

Infrastructure - Construction Industry Forecasts (Argentina 2015-2025)
2015e 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f 2020f 2021f 2022f 2023f 2024f 2025f
e/f = BMI estimate/forecast. Source: INDEC, BMI
Construction industry value, ARSbn 272.18 353.93 428.53 481.42 533.27 577.27 625.10 675.43 727.36 781.09 838.23
Construction Industry Value, Real Growth, % y-o-y 2.95 -4.56 3.08 4.34 4.27 3.05 3.19 3.05 2.69 2.89 2.82
Construction Industry Value, % of GDP 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4

Risk/Reward Index

  • Argentina's Infrastructure RRI has weakened further this quarter from 39.7 to 38.8, falling from 9 th to 10 th out of 15 Latin American countries in the process.

  • The business-friendly policies of President Mauricio Macri will be a positive for the country's risk/reward profile in the long run.

Infrastructure Risk Reward Index (Argentina 2016)
Risk/Reward Index Rewards Industry Rewards Country Rewards Risks Industry Risks Country Risks
Source: BMI
38.8 41.8 35.0 54.4 31.9 25.0 36.5
BMI Industry View
Table: Infrastructure - Construction Industry Forecasts (Argentina 2015-2025)
Table: Infrastructure Risk Reward Index (Argentina 2016)
Infrastructure SWOT
Industry Forecast
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Argentina 2016-2026)
Structural Trends
Transport Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: Key Projects: Transport
Energy & Utilities Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: Key Projects: Energy & Utilities
Residential/Non-Residential Building - Outlook And Overview
Table: Key Projects: Construction & Social Infrastructure
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Argentina - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
Latin America Infrastructure RRI: Private Sector Participation Propelling Outperformers
Table: Latin America Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Competitive Landscape
Table: Argentina EQS Data
Company Profile
Table: Techint Group Consolidated Highlights (USDmn)
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

The Argentina Infrastructure Report features BMI Research'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 Argentina Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Argentinian infrastructure and construction industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for Argentina to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Argentinian infrastructure market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Argentinian infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Argentina.
  • 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 national and multinational company developments. These are broken down into construction (social, commercial and residential), transport (roads, railways, ports, airports, etc), and energy & utilities (powerplants, pipelines and so on).

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 Forecasts

Historic data series (up to 2012) and forecasts to end-2024 for all key industry indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key developments in the market and risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:

Construction: Industry value (USDbn); contribution to GDP (%); total capital investment (USDbn); real growth (%).

Construction industry real growth forecasts (%) and industry value (USDbn) forecasts for industry sectors are split into Residential and Non-residential and Infrastructure sectors. Where the data is available for particular countries the infrastructure is further broken down into indicators for the transport subsectors of roads, railways, airports and ports and the energy and utilities sub-sectors of power plants and transmission grids, oil & gas pipelines and water infrastructure. This dataset is unique to the market.

The reports also include analysis of latest projects across the infrastructure sectors (transport, utilities, commercial construction).

BMI’s Infrastructure Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (construction companies, suppliers and partners) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and  demographic data points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Market Overview

An assessment of the competitive landscape and key challenges to entering the market. Details of the largest companies active in the sector across the sub-segments of the industry, including the key financial figures from some of the largest players in the sector.

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 company 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.


The Infrastructure reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.