Activity Highlights in Regional Integration
At the meeting, many of the most prominent business leaders in the region will analyze major current and future trade and investment opportunities in the Americas. Several Heads of State from the Americas are expected to join the discussions as well. Topics will include globalization and development, infrastructure for sustainable development, human capital for the knowledge economy, and economic growth and natural resources.
Mar 1, 2012.
High level diplomats from Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada and the United States met at the IDB to discuss methods to drive commerce, investment, and job creation in the region within the framework of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP).
Feb 29, 2012.
Representatives of the private and public sectors, civil society, regional organizations and academia met in late January 2011 to work on a new Aid for Trade Strategy for the Caribbean.
Feb 22, 2012.
The Bank´s integration strategy as part of the Ninth General Capital Increase rest on three pillars: The software or regulatory frameworks of integration; the hardware or the infrastructure that connects territories; and Regional Public Goods or regional cooperation between public and private sectors.
Feb 13, 2012.
IDB sponsors dialogue between the public and private sectors to strengthen trade between the CAFTA-DR member countries
Backed by the IDB and the United States Chamber of Commerce, Ministers and Vice Ministers of Commerce from CAFTA-DR member countries met in Miami with the goal of strengthening regional integration and expanding the benefits of the FTA.
Jan 24, 2012.
Latin America’s projected 2011 export growth of 26 percent to approximately $1.1 trillion continues the strong growth posted in 2010, according to new estimates by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Jan 16, 2012.
The meeting took place in Shanghai where Latin American representatives from 11 different countries and 10 Chinese customs managers shared information about their practices and procedures in areas such as risk management, public-private partnerships, single windows, and capacity building programs.
Dec 19, 2011.
Mauricio Mesquita Moreira, author of "Korea: Breaking the mold of LAC-Asia-relationship," states that Latin America countries must focus on Korea, a rapidly growing economy that offers opportunities fortrade and bilateral investment.
Dec 13, 2011.
Trade facilitation and security are key factors for promoting integration, declared Vice Ministers of Trade and Customs Directors of the region that met in Washington, D.C. on December 8th and 9th, 2011, as part of the framework of the Regional Policy Dialogue.
Dec 9, 2011.
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) has launched through its Monthly Newsletter an invitation for academic papers that analyze the physical integration in the region.
Dec 1, 2011.
Areas of Action
By the Numbers
GDP investment in infrastructure in the next 20 years that would be required to catch up with East Asian countries.
IDB hosted an event on “Opportunities and Challenges for the United States and the Caribbean” with key Members of the US Congress. Jun 17, 2016
IDB launches 2016 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean
IDB launches 2016 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean. Feb 15, 2016