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.

Food exporting SMEs achieve more than 600 business meetings with potential buyers

July 19, 2017
CARTAGENA, Colombia — About 100 small and medium-sized enterprises carried out more than 600 business meetings with 30 trading companies from the United States, Canada and Italy, securing millions of dollars in deals.

Food exporting SMEs achieve more than 600 business meetings with potential buyers

July 19, 2017
CARTAGENA, Colombia — About 100 small and medium-sized enterprises carried out more than 600 business meetings with 30 trading companies from the United States, Canada and Italy, securing millions of dollars in deals.

The impact of the next technological frontiers on trade and integration

September 21, 2016
INTAL is to hold a major event on innovation and behavioral economics in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2016 Sign up (link in Spanish)

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

May 09, 2016
The IDB, CAIPA, and CEDA are organizing the event, to be held in Miami on May 12 and 13, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) are organizing the Caribbean Investment Summit 2016 to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean in order to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of the region's comparative advantages.

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.

LAC Flavors 2015 will bring together hundreds of exporters and buyers for Latin America's most important food and beverage event

September 08, 2015
The 7th annual networking event will be held for the first time in Paraguay  LAC Flavors, one of the region's most important gatherings of the agri-food sector, will be held Sept. 15-17 in Asuncion, Paraguay, bringing food exporters from Latin America and the Caribbean together with international buyers from around the world. 

Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum 2015 with an eye towards the International Climate Conference, COP21

August 31, 2015
GENEVA, Switzerland - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the government of Chile will host the 9th Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF 2015) in Santiago de Chile from September 9-11. The conference will cover the latest developments in market-based mechanisms to address climate change, carbon trading, climate finance, and low-emission development. 

IDB signed a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank for small Caribbean countries

May 21, 2013
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed today a US$20 million for a Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for projects in the four IDA-eligible Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member countries. This loan was approved yesterday by the CDB’s board. 

Caribbean states’ high-level trade officials discuss the Regional Aid for Trade Strategy at IDB Regional Policy Dialogue meeting

November 02, 2012
Regional framework aims at improving coherence of national programs that support better integration into the global economy The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States gathered to validate the draft of the Caribbean Community Regional Aid for Trade (AfT) Strategy ahead of the upcoming Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) meeting.