Transport Financing Trends

Total commitments from all sources to the transport sector in Africa amount to $32.5bn in 2018. This is a 5.3% decrease from 2017 when the total was $34bn. ICA members made commitments of $4bn in comparison with $8.1bn in 2017. The overall trends in commitments can be seen in Figure 6.2. China, with commitments of $6.6bn is by far the largest individual financier of transport investments in Africa for the second year in a row. The next largest after China is the African Development Bank with $2.1bn followed by the World Bank at $597m. The EU made commitments of $544m and France $510m.

Total transport sector financing by source 2014-2018

Total transport sector financing by region 2018

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