Over the past two years, the balance of private sector investment in China has shifted towards wastewater projects, which now account for 55% of the water PSP contracts signed.

From 1992 to 2005, wastewater accounted for only 34% of private sector participation contracts signed in the water market, with water supply taking precedence. Attracting new sources of capital to fund wastewater facilities is now a priority for municipalities, and Chinese firms are offering the most competitive solutions: they have taken a majority of wastewater projects in the sector, in...

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