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European infrastructure investment set to grow, according to S&P Global Ratings

February 3, 2020

S&P Global Ratings’ annual European Corporate Credit Outlook reports that initiatives tackling the climate emergency – such as the European Green Deal – are likely to drive strong growth in infrastructure spending.

The report also highlighted the UK as a key market for investment. “In the UK, pro-Brexit former industrial areas contributed significantly to the new government’s victory,” said Paul Watters, head of corporate research, Europe, at S&P Global Ratings. “A desire to encourage stronger growth outside of the south-east of England may spur less restrictive fiscal policy.”

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