IDB launches US$2 billion 2-year Fixed Rate Bond

June 23, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2.0 billion 2-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 3.25% and matures on 1st July 2024.
2022-06-23

IDB Enables Brazil's Immense Investment Opportunities, Approves Infrastructure Credit

June 15, 2022
On the final day of the Brazil Investment Forum (BIF), Latin America's largest foreign-investment event, IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone reinforced the institution's commitment to enabling vital foreign direct investment and public-private partnerships for the country's sustainable and inclusive development, while announcing the approval of a $150 million infrastructure loan.
2022-06-15

IDB to Support Ministry of Economy in Brazil's Path to OECD Accession

June 14, 2022
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Mauricio Claver-Carone and Brazilian Deputy Minister of Economy Marcelo Guaranys signed a commitment to broaden technical support for the Brazilian Ministry of Economy to align its policies with the best practices of OECD countries. A recent IDB study outlines efforts the Ministry has undertaken that follow OECD practices and contribute to the country's efforts to accede.
2022-06-14

IDB Group Organizes Inaugural BIDAcademy Knowledge Week

June 14, 2022
International experts will share groundbreaking knowledge on issues shaping the future of the region. The IDB Group is launching the first BIDAcademy Knowledge Week, where regional and international experts will share cutting-edge knowledge about development issues key to the future of the region. From June 27 to July 1, the event will showcase, celebrate and share the knowledge the IDB Group produces for Latin America, the Caribbean and the world.
2022-06-15

IDB President Hails Brazil’s Digital Advances as Key to Harnessing Nearshoring Potential

June 14, 2022
SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s great strides in digitalization in recent decades have positioned it well to bolster its exports and participation in global trade. This was the message shared by Mauricio Claver-Carone, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in his opening address at the Brasil Investment Forum (BIF) 2022 on Tuesday.
2022-06-14

IDB and Federal Government of Brazil Host Latin America’s Premier Investment Event

June 14, 2022
The Brazil Investment Forum (BIF) highlights the country’s biggest economic opportunities, including over $7.8 billion in nearshoring potential. IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone opened the two-day event, featuring nine panels and a session led by the IDB Group.
2022-06-14

Statement on Capital Increase for IDB Invest

June 10, 2022
WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is proud of the support we have received over the past year from our member countries, and we welcome the announcement from United States President Joe Biden regarding a capital increase for IDB Invest, our private-sector entity.
2022-06-10

IDB and France Expand Latin America Partnership, Strengthen Sustainable Development Impact

June 09, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of France, through the French Development Agency (AFD), to continue expanding their productive partnership in LAC. The IDB-AFD joint pipeline for 2022 has identified areas of collaboration of $593 million for the private sector and over $1.5 billion in sovereign guaranteed operations in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Ecuador.
2022-06-09

Closing Gender Gaps Would Trigger Strong GDP Growth in Southern Cone – IDB report

June 02, 2022
If all workplace barriers women face were removed, Southern Cone countries’ GDP could rise by as much as 4 percent to 15 percent, a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank says. In Brazil, if ethnic barriers were also eliminated, GDP could gain as much as 30%, according to the report Closing the Southern Cone Gender Gaps – an Untapped Potential for Growth, which was issued during an international webinar on the subject.
2022-06-02

IDB returns to the Sterling Market with Second Sustainable Development Bond

April 25, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new £500 million Fixed Rate Sustainable Development Bond. The transaction pays an annual coupon of 2.125% and matures on 15th December 2028. It was priced with a spread of 51 basis points over the UKT October 2028 benchmark and carries a semi-annual yield of 2.223%.
2022-04-25