Hitachi Ltd. said it secured 2.7 billion pounds ($4.5 billion) from international institutions to finance its contract to build 65 high-speed trains for use on Britain’s East Coast rail line between London and Scotland.
Roy Hill Holdings Pty, controlled by Asia’s richest woman Gina Rinehart, said talks are advanced to obtain A$7 billion ($6.5 billion) in funding for its Australian iron ore project, even as the price of the material this week fell the most in four years.
China lured less foreign direct investment than Southeast Asia’s biggest economies combined in 2013 amid faster wage growth and a shrinking labor force in the Communist country, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Venezuelan lawmakers approved the conditions of $417 million of loans from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA and Japan Bank for International Cooperation to finance transportation projects and a steel plant, the state news agency AVN said today on its website.
Tanzania may delay its debut Eurobond until its next fiscal year after a delay in getting a risk assessment by Citigroup Inc. slowed the issuing of credit ratings, Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary Servacius Likwelile said.