Felipe Montoro Jens made it public that 517 of all stalled works in Brazil are in the Infrastructure sector. According to a study done by the National Confederation of Industry using data that was provided by Brazil’s Ministry of Planning 2796 works are stalled. Felipe Montoro Jens explains that the stalled infrastructure projects cost the taxpayer up to R $ 10.7 billion. Visit on his twitter account for updates.
According to the NCI study when the projects are stalled the areas of sanitation are most affected. The stalled works include airports, railways, highways among others. It is possible the constant shutdowns are because of the small amounts of money invested in the infrastructure sector. That noted the constant shutdowns show that there is a fault in the public sector’s operating procedures.
It is through the study that it became known that even cheaper projects such as sports facilities, preschools and daycare are also stalling Felipe Montoro Jens says. The study also identified issues on the ownership of the land under development, technical problems and the fact that the companies on contract abandoning the works.
Ilana Ferreira an infrastructure specialist points out that when small companies take up contracts and due to financial constraints cannot complete them. There is a need to engage in better macro planning to prevent the stalling of projects. Felipe Montoro Jens said that this CNI study was one among the documents issued to Presidential candidates in the upcoming elections.
The National Confederation of Industry has its headquarters in Brasilia with an Office in Sao Paulo and was established in the year 1938. Mr Ontoro explained that the institution manages Social Service of Industry, Social Service of Industry, the National Industrial Learning Service among others.
About Felipe Montoro Jens
Felipe Montoro Jens is an Infrastructure projects expert in Brazil. He got his degree in business at Getulio Vargas Foundation. He has worked at companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Enron.