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)

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.

IDB brings Latin American bankers to Beijing to increase their knowledge of China

September 08, 2014
China Insights Program aims at improving the commercial and financial relations between both regions

Customs officials from Asia-Pacific and LAC gather in Panama to find ways to facilitate trade

April 04, 2013
The meeting is part of the South-South Cooperation framework signed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank in 2011

MIF and People’s Bank of China Host First International Seminar on Microfinance in Latin America and China

November 02, 2012
Over 200 practitioners, experts and policymakers from China and Latin America share information and best practices about microfinance Three new MIF studies presented at the event discuss best practices in regulation, credit ratings of microfinance organizations and development of sound financial institutions The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) this week held the first ever exchange of best practices in microfinance between Ch

Top business leaders to participate in the CEO Summit of the Americas

February 13, 2012
Hemispheric event will bring together high-level country officials, top business leaders, and heads of state The Colombian private sector and the Colombian government are holding the first CEO Summit of the Americas this April, with technical support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

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

January 31, 2012
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the 2012 Call for Proposals of the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean. Proposals will be accepted until March 29th, 2012. 

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

Santos, Lula, and Moreno to inaugurate Colombia-Brazil business forum

July 22, 2011
Prominent business and government personalities will take part in the First Colombia-Brazil Investment Forum on August 4 in Bogotá, Colombia. The event, sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), will be inaugurated by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno.

IDB welcomes Panamanian Global Bank to its Trade Finance Facilitation Program

October 27, 2008
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the inclusion of Global Bank Corporation, Panama as Issuing and Confirming Bank into its Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP). Under the TFFP, the IDB extends guarantees to cover documentary and stand-by letters of credit, promissory notes and other instruments used in the financing of international trade transactions. Membership in the TFFP will help Global Bank Corporation expand and diversify its sources of trade finance to the benefit of its clients. TFFP