Business Environment

April 2011
France Infrastructure Report;Q2 2011, Issue 2, p50
Industry Profile
The article provides business environment ratings for the regional infrastructure and construction industry based on market size, country structure, and industry growth. It notes that France's business environment rating remained at 71.9 because of small market growth and unemployment. It also mentions that infrastructure in Australia and Canada will improve due to public-private partnerships (PPPs) while a decline will be observed in the U.S. and Great Britain due to low public spending.


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