Building permits issued and completed dwellings fell significantly year-on-year in Q115 a nd while overall construction works were up 0.5% quarter-on-quarter this represents the second quarter of slowing growth. Post-election political instability and a lack of clear leadership combined with the knock-on effects of devastation from the 2014 floods has left the building industry faltering despite the need for reconstruction and the aid coming in to support this. On the upside now a government has been formed and a 2015 budget approved confidence may begin to return to the sector in the medium term.
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* Positive steps are being taken towards the development of a West Balkan transport network across Bosnia-Herzegovina Albania Kosovo Macedonia Montenegro and Serbia. Prime ministers from the 'West Balkan Six' along with the EU commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn and EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc reached an agreement at a summit in April. The network will better integrate the region's major cities and airports while also bringing it closer to the EU in terms of economic growth. The EU has promised EUR130mn towards the project by the end of 2015 with further funds increasing in the following years.
* Bosnia's statistics agency announced in February that the country's power exports fell by 12.3% after the region's record floods reduced power generation by 7.6% to 15684 gigawatt-hours (GWh). Production at Bosnia's hydropower plants declined by 18% to 5831GWh in 2014 as dams discharged larger quantities of water to accept incoming water from tributaries and to help ease flooding in surrounding areas. Meanwhile coal-fired power plants generated 9852GWh largely unchanged year-on-year. BMI expects a rebound to begin in 2015 as the economy begins to recover and the government starts to cohesively lead with infrastructure development especially in energy to lift the...
The Bosnia-Herzegovina 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 Bosnia-Herzegovina Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists sector analysts investors trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Bosnian infrastructure and construction industry.
* Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for Bosnia-Herzegovina to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Bosnian infrastructure market.
* Target business opportunities and risks in the Bosnian infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends regulatory changes and major deals projects and investments in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
* 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.
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.
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