New Toolkit to Boost Value Added Taxes on E-commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean
June 23, 2021
The surge in e-commerce following the COVID-19 outbreak has emphasised the importance of applying Value Added Tax (VAT) effectively to digital trade. A new toolkit released today offers timely and valuable assistance to tax authorities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region for the effective collection of VAT revenues from e-commerce activities.
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.
Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017
February 01, 2017
Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB approves the use of public procurement systems in eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries
November 04, 2013
Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru may now use procurement subsystems on Bank financed projects
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 Caribbean Regional Forum “After the Crisis: Setting the Stage for Resilient Growth”
September 27, 2010
Convened in The Bahamas by the Inter-American Development Bank on October 1, the forum will bring together the Governors of seven of the IDB’s Caribbean member countries – typically the Ministers of Finance — along with other government officials, Central Bank governors, members of academia and IDB leadership in order to discuss the global economic context and the Caribbean.
Haiti receives $90 million in grants
April 28, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank is committed to providing Haiti unprecedented support over the next decade to help the country recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake. To that end, the IDB’s Board of Executive Directors has approved three key operations totaling $90 million in grants.
President Moreno to announce new IDB financial package to confront food crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean
May 21, 2008
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, and finance ministers from seven Central American countries will meet Tuesday, May 27, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the social and economic impact of rising food prices. Ministers from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic will attend the meeting.
IDB organizes seminar on Opportunities for the Majority in the Caribbean
May 11, 2007
The Inter-American Development Bank is organizing a seminar in Montego Bay, Jamaica, May 17-18, to identify new development models to serve the majority in the Caribbean through public, private and civil society partnerships.
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.