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Ulaanbaatar city revives wastewater BOT tender

Ulaanbaatar

A Chinese-Mongolian consortium is set to be recommended as the winning developer of Ulaanbaatar’s new wastewater treatment BOT, despite its earlier dismissal over an incomplete bid. Reuse...

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Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

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Bilaspur WTP India 22 Mar 17 The bid submis... WTP
Chandrawal WTP India 22 Mar 17 The deadline f... WTP
Sonia Vihar ... India 22 Mar 17 Three bids wer... WTP
Chennai Nemm... India 22 Mar 17 Shapoorji Pall... Desal
Bikaner STPs India 22 Mar 17 The bid submis... WWTP

Rejected, redefined, and ready for retender

The return of the Bandar Lampung and Pekanbaru water PPPs, which previously faltered at the tender stage, underscores the Indonesian government’s commitment to mobilise private finance for infrastructure. What lessons have been learned?

Hyflux to offload 70% of Tuaspring

The Tuaspring IWPP has joined the Tianjin Dagang desalination plant on the block. What does Hyflux have left?

CSD Water Service share price soars after Shanghai IPO

Retail investors have flocked to CSD Water Service’s IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, as the venture capital-backed company carves out a niche in small and medium cities and their industrial parks. Technology development is high on its...

India set to test the market for desalination BOTs

Private finance models feature heavily in the latest flurry of desalination tenders to come out of India. Why are bidders more excited about a design-build-operate opportunity in Chennai?

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A $3 trillion-dollar Trump card

As Trumponomics continues making news with Trump’s tweets, it continues to be imperative to understand how his economic and trade policies will pan out, especially in view of the verve he has shown for delivering on his controversial campaign promises. If he remains true to his supporters, one is to expect greater infrastructure spending, more profits repatriated from overseas, and ‘border adjustment’ taxes that penalise imports but facilitate exports. Assuming that he gets the Republican support to proceed with his executive orders, and... Read more

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BEWG set to back a brace of Hong Kong water IPOs

Two Chinese water project developers, Luzhou Xinglu Water Group and Kunming Dianchi Water Treatment, are...

Beijing Capital tees up $660 million share sale

Shanghai-listed water project developer Beijing Capital has announced a plan to raise RMB4.6 billion ($662...

ADB forecasts $800 billion watsan investment need

A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) estimates that the investment needs for water and...

CSD Water tees up Shanghai stock listing

Chinese EPC contractor and BOT developer CSD Water Service has received approval from the China Securities...

China Industrial Water Markets:  Opportunities and partnerships in the new focus on industrial wastewater treatment

The introduction of more stringent environmental regulations will drive increased investment in advanced water treatment technologies within the Chinese industrial sector. Find out how this development is creating opportunities for international companies to break into the Chinese industrial water market. 

China water in brief

State-owned project developer Beijing Capital has launched the first securitisation programme backed by PPP project assets in China....

Asia water in brief

A landslide victory for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party in the elections in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and...

Local elections loom over Ganga PPPs

As the Modi government rolls out the first of its long-awaited hybrid annuity PPPs for wastewater treatment in the Ganga river...

Indian water pure-play seeking strategic partner ...

Rean Water Tech, a young municipal water pure-play set up by former managers of Swach Environment, is looking for a strategic...

Singapore’s De.mem pivots to industrial market ah...

Venture capital-backed decentralised water treatment firm De.mem is launching an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange as it looks to...

Asia water in brief

Privately held Chinese water project developer Poten Environment is due to list on the Shanghai stock exchange on 17 February....

Money dearest

In the first of a three-month series, GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates the impact of Donald Trump’s policies on project...

Chinese correction reverses 2015 gains for Asian ...

Choppy Chinese stock markets undermined the performance of GWI’s Asia stock index last year, as compliance worries were...

Hitachi Zosen moves into RO market with Osmoflo buy

Following its acquisition of a 70% equity stake, Hitz intends to use Osmoflo to tender for large-scale reverse osmosis facilities in...

Kurita accelerates overseas expansion with two ne...

Kurita has developed a taste for mergers and acquisitions after whetting its appetite in Europe in 2015. Two deals in January offer...

New memsys owners outline industrial water strategy

Last quarter, a group of former Heilongjiang Interchina executives picked up the German membrane distiller for a fraction of its...

China water in brief

Shenzhen-listed Safbon Water Service completed its acquisition of 68% of troubled ceramic membrane maker ItN Nanovation at the end...

2017: resolutions or dissolutions?

What does 2017 have in store for the Asian water market? GWI’s Willy Yeo takes stock and looks ahead.

Asia water in brief

Ratings agencies S&P Global and Fitch have both placed Aquasure’s senior secured debt issue rating on negative watch to...