Central America and Dominican Republic need to boost logistics coordination, IDB studies show

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 03:00
Panama Canal expansion will stress intermodal networks and trucking services Participate and follow us on Twitter using #BIDLogistica #IDB2013

IDB President and President Martinelli inaugurate the first Mesoamerican Business Forum

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 03:00
Participate and follow us on Twitter using #IDB2013 The objective: transform Mesoamerica into a more integrated, competitive, and prosperous region

IDB launches in Panama the Mesoamerican Observatory on Freight Transport and Logistics

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 03:00
IDB and Georgia Tech sign agreement to create an observatory aimed at improving competitiveness in the Mesoamerican region The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center signed an agreement to institute the Mesoamerican Observatory on Freight Transport and Logistics. The Observatory is aimed at generating information and statistics to enhance policy making toward increasing competitiveness in Mesoamerica. 

International trade opportunities emerge from two days of negotiations at LAC Flavors 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 13:06
ANTIGUA, GUATEMALA – More than 120 food-export companies from Mesoamerica and Haiti participated in the fourth annual LAC Flavors business matchmaking event organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Antigua, Guatemala July 11–13. The exporters had more than 1,200 meetings with 40 potential buyers from the United States, Canada, China, South Korea, and Japan.

IDB releases its 2010 Development Effectiveness Report

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 03:00
Report evaluates Bank’s efforts in measuring its development impact in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has made strides to boost transparency, accountability and enhance the development impact of its investments in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the new edition of the IDB’s 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview.

Inter-American Development Bank and Standard Chartered Disburse First Trade Finance co-loan under the new $200 million Latin American Co-lending Partnership

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 03:55
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) disbursed the first co-loan of the recently signed Latin American Trade Co-lending Partnership (TCLP). The $10 million, 360-day trade finance loan to Banco Industrial e Comercial S.A. (BICBANCO) will facilitate the flow of consumer goods from Brazil to Germany. This is the first of many trade finance loans expected to be disbursed under the partnership.

IDB’s President Moreno says greater integration with Asia is helping Latin American growth

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 03:00
Rising trade and investment with Asia has helped increase exports from Latin America and the Caribbean and the region’s contribution to the growth of the world economy, said Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), during his visit to India this week. Higher incomes in Asia, particularly India and China, are opening opportunities for the region’s goods and services, especially high-quality ones: from natural and unique grass fed beef, renowned wines, and specialized coffees to the high-quality services of architects and engineers, Moreno said.

More trade and cooperation needed between India and Latin America, study says

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 03:00
NEW DELHI – India and Latin American and the Caribbean can mutually benefit from closer trade ties and must work together to reduce trade costs and eliminate barriers, according to a study presented during an event today organized by the Global Development Network (GDN), the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB begins public consultation on new regional and global competitive integration strategy

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is announcing the start of the first phase of public consultations on the development of its new Regional and Global Competitive Integration Strategy.

China Eximbank and IDB Expand Trade Activity

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 03:00
CHENGDU, China – The Export-Import Bank of China (“China Eximbank”) and the Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB”) signed a Letter of Intent to boost trade between China and Latin America and the Caribbean (“LAC”) at the China-LAC Business Summit, held in Chengdu, China, on October 21st and 22nd, 2010.