Finance Ministers of more than 30 countries and high officials of multilateral organizations to meet Oct. 11 at the IDB

October 04, 2017
Finance ministers from 34 countries of the Americas and the Caribbean are expected to attend a high-level meeting on October 11 with executives of the Inter-American Development (IDB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to discuss policy options for financial inclusion and regional trade integration. Argentine Finance Minister Luis Andrés Caputo will chair the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean, which will be held at the IDB’s headquarters.

IDB launches 2017 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

February 24, 2017
The deadline for accepting proposals is April 26th, 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2017 Call for Proposals of the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 140 projects, investing a total of more than US$103 million.

IDB and Maersk Group join forces to expand the ConnectAmericas support to SMEs

March 14, 2016
SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, and ConnectAmericas signed a collaboration agreement for two years The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, signed a partnership agreement that will deliver significant benefits to small and medium sized enterprises affiliated to ConnectAmericas, the first business social network of the Americas that provides business opportunities, training and financing.

Innovative business networking site ConnectAmericas.com launches in Haiti to help entrepreneurs scale up and go international

July 10, 2015
The Inter-American Development Bank, the Center for the Facilitation of Investments (CFI) and DHL presented the site to more than 200 Haitian entrepreneurs More than 200 Haitian small and medium-size entrepreneurs interested in expanding their businesses internationally participated July 1 in the launch of ConnectAmericas.com, the first social network for businesses in the Americas.

IDB sponsors dialogue between the public and private sectors of CAFTA-DR member countries

January 26, 2012
Thanks to the agreement, trade among the partners grew 23 percent last year

IDB President Moreno to visit Haiti Nov. 28-29

November 23, 2011
Schedule includes events on roads, industrial park and investment with Presidents Martelly and Clinton Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno will travel to Haiti next week to highlight the Caribbean country’s efforts to recover from the 2010 earthquake and invest in its long-term development.

Partnerships for Growth and Trade: Jamaica's National Aid for Trade Strategy

October 27, 2011
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Over 100 trade-related stakeholders participated in the official launch of Jamaica’s National Aid for Trade Strategy, Partnerships towards Sustained Economic Growth and Development through Trade.  The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and attracted a wide range of stakeholders from the diplomatic community, government, civil society and the private sector. 

IDB issues first TFFP guarantees in Jamaica for First Global Bank, Ltd.

October 03, 2008
The Structured and Corporate Finance Department of the IDB announced today the closing of its first transactions in Jamaica with First Global Bank, Ltd. under the IDB’s Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP).   Through the support of its Trade Finance Facilitation Program, the IDB is helping First Global Bank in expanding its trade finance activities by broadening the Jamaican bank's access to additional sources of trade financing with International Banks.  

The IDB's Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) releases its 2005 Annual Report

March 27, 2006
Corruption greatly undermines the building of inclusive, democratic and transparent societies in Latin America and the Caribbean, threatening both economic and social development in the region as well as the mission of the IDB, noted Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno in introducing the 2005 Annual Report for the Office of Institutional Integrity.