Infrastructure incorporates physical structures associated with the flow of people, goods, services and information between buyers and sellers or that enables an increase in economic activity, including efficiency in developing and connecting markets and population in a region.
Examples of infrastructure include:
- roads and railways
- water-related and waste treatment assets
- facilities for energy generation, storage and transmission including gas and electricity
- airport infrastructure
- seaport infrastructure
- communications infrastructure
- social infrastructure, such as hospitals, social housing and schools
- multi-user supply chain infrastructure
- training facilities
NAIF investments can support bringing new capacity online either through the construction of new infrastructure or by materially enhancing existing infrastructure.