Export Diversification and Infrastructure: The cost of Utilities for Business

"This policy brief focuses on the role of infrastructure and, in particular, the cost of utilities and their impact on export growth and diversification. Infrastructure services such as telecommunications, power and water are backbone services in the manufacturing of goods and therefore have a bearing on initiatives aimed at expanding and diversifying exports. Efficiency in these services is a key component in reducing transaction costs and enhancing the competitiveness of exports. "