Government of Belize, Taiwan, and IDB Form Agreement to Boost Jobs and Recovery

May 26, 2022
A newly signed agreement would mark the first-of-its-kind commitment between the IDB and Taiwan that pledges to create employment opportunities and foster the economic recovery of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), empowering and promoting gender and diversity in Belize. Taiwan’s ICDF to provide a financial contribution of $5 million to complement IDB’s program.
2022-05-26

IDB President Claver-Carone to Host Regional Trade and Foreign Ministers Forum on Margins of 9th Summit of the Americas

May 24, 2022
IDB President Claver-Carone to host a hemispheric Trade and Investment Forum with trade and foreign affairs ministers from the Americas and private-sector executives on June 7, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. The IDB event and regional agenda will be the first of its kind in nearly 20 years and will focus on three central trade agenda items: strengthening value chains and attracting investment, sustainable trade and climate change, and digital economy.
2022-05-24

Panama to Make Spending More Efficient and Equitable with $20 Million Loan from IDB

May 19, 2022
Panama will increase the efficiency and equity of its spending by implementing its Smart Fiscal Ecosystem with a $20 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2022-05-19

Panama to Host Latin America’s Top Public-Private Partnerships Forum, PPP Americas

May 18, 2022
The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that Panama City will host the 11th regional forum in 2023. The announcement followed a bilateral meeting between the president of the IDB, Mauricio Claver-Carone, and the president of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, to discuss joint efforts to accelerate Panama's development and explore opportunities to enhance Panama's leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-05-18

Panama and Inter-American Development Bank Drive Digital Transformation of Public Services

May 18, 2022
IDB President and Panama’s Minister of Economy sign $60 million loan agreement. The Government of Panama and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed a $60 million loan operation to advance digital transformation and the management of public services in the country.
2022-05-18

Inter-American Development Bank and LinkedIn Join Forces for Jobs Recovery in the Region

May 17, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank and LinkedIn are partnering to measure key labor indicators as a means to guide pandemic recovery efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean. The first analysis released indicates growth in the digital economy and the field of technology, as well as heightened demand for technological skills in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-05-18

Finalists from WeXchange’s Call for Proposals Pitch their Companies to Investors

May 16, 2022
IDB Lab’s WeXchange platform focuses on the growth of female STEM entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean
2022-05-18

IDB, BNDES, Banobras and ALIDE Launch Latin American Hub of Infrastructure Projects

May 10, 2022
Unified portal presents concession and public-private partnership projects in the region to investors.
2022-05-11

IDB Lab Supports Chilean Fintech Focused on Migrants

May 10, 2022
$1.5 million loan will benefit more than 300,000 migrants
2022-05-11

IDB Study Shows Path to Digitally Transforming Transportation in LAC

May 09, 2022
The report is based on data from an unpublished survey of 223 transportation companies and 96 industry leaders from around the globe. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) lags behind on digital technologies in transportation, which presents a major opportunity to boost a key economic sector, an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study finds.
2022-05-10