PFI


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PFI

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Private Finance Initiative
Translations

PFI

[ˌpiːɛfˈaɪ] n abbr (=Private Finance Initiative) → initiative f de financement privé type de partenariat public-privé dans lequel une infrastructure de service public est entièrement confiée à un organisme privé
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Continental s PFI technology is part of a comprehensive gasoline injection technology portfolio which includes cutting edge direct injection solutions for highly efficient and high-performance engines.
NHS hospitals owe PS80bn in PFI loan unitary charges - in other words, the costs of maintaining PFI hospitals and paying back the loans.
Bishopsford Technology College is one of four schools in the council's PFI programme, which dates back to 2002.
USACE regularly demonstrates the diversity and flexibility that PFI offers a command.
Tseng Kuo-chi, an official of the PCC, pointed out that PFI is meant to address the government's limited resources and the need of local people for low self-rewarding public construction projects.
PFI is an ideology that puts private profits before patients'' care and is a deadly poison that will eventually destroy the very fabric of our great health service.
PFI schemes cost much more than conventionally funded projects because governments can borrow money at much lower rates than private companies.
As Throckley teachers have found out to their cost, any change to PFI buildings once the contracts are signed and sealed can prove to be very expensive.
Cash-strapped South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust recently announced a pounds 600,000 deficit in this year's budget - brought about by rising costs in agency fees, drugs and interest owed under the PFI contract.
Next year the Government will have to make PFI repayments of pounds 8.
Mr Lansley said: I''m going ahead with the Royal Liverpool because, as with other PFIs that are currently out to tender, we are applying new criteria to PFI to ensure we deliver value for money.
What he is saying contradicts itself because he has already approved over pounds 1billion of PFI schemes.