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  • *China is Africa's largest trading partner. But China too has irked some Africans in the past for using Chinese firms and labor to build state-funded roads and railways in Africa while buying up commodities and leaving little for local economies, an image Xi is keen to change during a two-day conference in South Africa that ends on Saturday.

  • Construction work on a road reconstruction project.

    The U.S. Senate approved a bill on Thursday that would fund America's roads, bridges and mass-transit systems and revive the Export-Import Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 3- The U.S. House on Thursday passed a five-year transportation bill that would fund America's roads, bridges and mass-transit systems and also revive the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which had been allowed to expire in the face of conservative opposition. In a show of Congressional bipartisanship, the House of Representatives voted...

  • Moscow gears up for the World Cup 2018 Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 7:43 PM ET
    Moscow gears up for the World Cup 2018

    Evgeny Dridze, deputy head at the department for foreign economic activity and international relations for Moscow City, discusses the city's World Cup preparations.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- U.S House and Senate lawmakers reached agreement on Tuesday on a $305 billion, five-year transportation bill that would revive the politically embattled Export-Import Bank while funding roads, bridges and mass transit. The legislation would renew the Ex-Im Bank's charter through Sept. 30, 2019, months after it expired on June 30 in the face...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- U.S House and Senate lawmakers reached agreement on Tuesday on a $305 billion, five-year transportation bill that would revive the politically embattled Export-Import Bank while funding roads, bridges and mass transit. The legislation would renew the Ex-Im Bank's charter through Sept. 30, 2019, with some reforms attached, months after it...

  • Portfolio playbook: Infrastructure stocks Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 3:01 PM ET
    Highway construction

    A bridge to profits?

  • Building infrastructure opportunities Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 2:42 PM ET
    Building infrastructure opportunities

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton is unveiling plans for a $275 million infrastructure program. Finding opportunities for investors, with Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds.

  • UK public spending cut to fund infrastructure Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    UK public spending cut to fund infrastructure

    George Osborne, U.K. finance minister, announces spending cuts to the government's transportation department, but will invest in new roads and railways.

  • UK to cut public spending by £20B Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK to cut public spending by £20B

    Sir Ian Cheshire, U.K. government's lead non-executive, discusses the sharp cuts to public services needed to reduce the U.K. government's budget deficit.

  • Make in India: Big business delivers a report card Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 7:08 PM ET
    Employees assemble a Royal Enfield Motors Classic 350 motorcycle moving on a conveyor on the production line at the company's manufacturing facility in Chennai, India.

    India's push to attract FDI has scored some wins but infrastructure and red tape are still an issue, business leaders tell CNBC.

  • India infrastructure push finally gets off the ground Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 12:39 AM ET
    Mumbai, India

    Infrastructure power players - GV Sanjay Reddy of GVK and Hindustan's Ajit Gulabchand - say India's PPP problems are being solved.

  • Solving India's infrastructure deficit Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 5:19 PM ET
    Solving India's infrastructure deficit

    India is suffering from a huge infrastructure deficit that is hurting its ability to attract businesses and capital. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Mumbai.

  • Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015.

    China said it would continue to build military and civilian facilities on its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea.

  • UPDATE 1-FAA task force to recommend drone registry Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 1:58 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A Federal Aviation. Registration is one of several steps the FAA and other government agencies are considering to address a disturbing rise in reckless drone use this year, including near-misses with commercial airliners near airports. "On Saturday, the task force will deliver its report to the Federal Aviation Administration," FAA...

  • SET CFO: These factors are driving a recovery in Thailand

    Pakorn Peetathawatchai, chief strategy and finance officer of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, identifies fundamental factors that are underpinning a strengthening Thai economy.

  • Why is India's infrastruction sector struggling with debt?

    Sunil Kakar, group CFO at the Infrastructure Development Finance Company, says India's power generation firms in particular are seeing high leverage levels because of cash flow issues.

  • TPP will standardize global trade: FedEx Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 8:33 PM ET
    TPP will standardize global trade: FedEx

    David Cunningham, EVP and COO of FedEx Express, says the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal will help to ease the flow of global trade.

  • JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS FILES ANTITRUST LAWSUIT TO BLOCK UNITED'S MONOPOLIZATION OF TAKEOFF AND LANDING SLOTS AT NEWARK AIRPORT.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 10- The battle for Australian stevedoring and rail giant Asciano Ltd escalated on Tuesday after ports firm Qube Holdings Ltd made a $6.3 billion offer that narrowly beats a rival bid and is expected to draw less concern from antitrust regulators. Qube, led by Chris Corrigan who ran Asciano's port unit for 16 years, made an informal cash and scrip offer...