IDB helps thousands of SMEs from the region to do business with China

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 03:00
3,000 business meetings were held at the China-LAC Business Summit The main goal of the 10th China-LAC Business Summit, recently organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), was to support Latin American and Caribbean small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with expanding their trade ties with China. Through these forums, the Bank has over the years enabled thousands of SMEs to penetrate the Chinese market, promoting knowledge exchange and business making.

Committees of the Boards of Governors of IDB and IIC back advancing towards MIF replenishment

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 17:34
The Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) met in Washington DC today to discuss a report on the strategic vision and future financing of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). The IDB and IIC Governors requested the preparation of this report during their Annual Meeting held in March in The Bahamas. The Multilateral Investment Fund is an innovation lab for the IDB Group to promote development through the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Regional export decline eases: shipments fall 9% in the first quarter

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 03:00
The moderation of the contraction is observed in most countries of the region according to a new IDB report Exports from Latin America fell 9 percent between January and March 2016 compared to the same period the previous year. This figure indicates a deceleration with respect to the 2015 decline of 15 percent, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB announces winners of the fifth annual beyondBanking awards

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 03:00
Financial intermediaries from Latin America and the Caribbean are recognized for their contributions to making the region’s financial sector more sustainable

Five Latin American Countries among Top Ten with Best Environment for Financial Inclusion

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 03:00
Revamped Global Microscope 2014 offers an index on the enabling environment for access to finance

IDB announces the winners of the fourth annual beyondBanking Awards

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 03:00
Follow us on Twitter using @the_IDB Financial intermediaries from Latin America and the Caribbean are recognized for their sustainability work in region’s financial sector

IDB awards prizes to social innovation projects for inclusion of persons with disabilities

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 19:54
Proposals from Chile, Colombia and Ecuador selected through crowdsourcing and expert evaluations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the winners of three competitions organized by its Innovation Lab (I-LAB) for social innovation projects designed to promote the economic inclusion of persons with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Four Latin American microfinance institutions to develop green financial products

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 03:00
MFIs from Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru are the first to receive technical assistance from the EcoMicro Program

Global Microscope 2012: Microfinance responds to call for responsible finance

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 03:00
Peru and Bolivia top ranking for best microfinance environment Latin America has continued to improve its environment for microfinance, with Peru and Bolivia showing the biggest gains and leading the global ranking of 55 countries, according to the 2012 edition of Microscope, produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Nordic Development Fund contributes additional €3 million for GREENPYME expansion

Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 03:00
IIC-NDF Trust Fund agreement amended to support SME energy efficiency in the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Honduras, and Nicaragua