Felipe Montoro Jens, an infrastructure specialist and reporter has obtained details on various attempts by the Brazilian government to implement more public private partnerships throughout the country. Public private partnerships can be an effective way to create jobs, stimulate the economy and reduce the deficit. Federal Law 11,079 / 04, was enacted December 2004, and details the basic rules for the implementation of public private partnerships, project bidding and contract specifications. Visit consultasocio.com to learn more
Felipe Montoro Jens reports the Brazilian government will be investing R $ 44 billion as a 57 project stimulus package to create more public private partnerships. These projects are going to cover 22 sectors, and will include road construction projects, Infraero relinquishing control of several airports, and the privatizing of some government companies.
Felipe Montoro Jens reported details on an historical implementation of a public private partnership taking place in Belo Horizonte located in Minas Gerais. Belo Horizonte is upgrading the public lighting system in the city, from luminary lights to LED lights. This public private partnership project is scheduled to run for 20 years. Felipe Montoro Jens detailed by the year 2020 a total of 182,000 lights will have been upgraded to the LED lights.
Felipe Montoro Jens, points out public private partnership created a situation that allows both, public and private parties to exploit their respective advantages. The private sector has advantages in their ability to implement financially efficient projects, because money is the ultimate controller in the private sector. In addition private sectors tend to have better technological tools available. The public sector has an advantage in very high standards and regulated specifications in their implementation of projects. Felipe Montoro Jens reported on the plans of the government to auction off the Mint, Ceasaminas, Casemg and Docks of Espirito Santo. The Mint for example will now have access to much better technology being in the private sector, and still retain its high standards and regulated products. See more: http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/25613-felipe-montoro-jens-details-his-vision-future-brazils-privately-owned-corporations