Governor Tarcísio de Freitas of São Paulo has been nurturing an ambitious plan since February which proposes 15 privatization projects, public-private partnerships (PPPs), and concessions.
Aiming to attract R$180 (US$36) billion in investments, Freitas visited New York to participate in events to draw international private investors.
Despite this optimism, his government will encounter various obstacles to progress with these PPP initiatives, encompassing sectors such as education, water resources, transportation, highways, railroads, and even lotteries.
The Management Council of the Public-Private Partnership Program (CGPPP) and the Director Council of the Privatization Program (CDPED) coordinate these . . .