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.

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. 

Successful Consultations held for Caribbean Regional Aid for Trade Strategy

February 09, 2012
A second round of consultations in preparation National consultations were held in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Commonwealth of Dominica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname in the context of the Caribbean Regional Aid for Trade (AfT) Strategy. 

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 presents regional project on Authorized Economic Operator

April 20, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Customs Organization (WCO) and Guatemala’s Tax Administration Superintendence organized, together with other institutions, the Congress for Authorized Economic Operators on April 14 in Guatemala. During the event, the participants discussed security and competitiveness issues that will help them boost the region’s international trade advantage.

IDB, UK discuss Compete Caribbean and Aid for Trade Programs

February 05, 2010
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The United Kingdom Department of International Development (DFID) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) discussed today progress made in joint trade support and in the preparation of projects to promote private sector development and competitiveness in the Caribbean.

First Guatemalan Bank - Banco G&T Continental S.A. - to receive loans under IDB’s Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP)

January 22, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank signed today a loan agreement with Banco G&T Continental, S.A. (G&T) to make the first loan to a Guatemalan Bank under its enhanced Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP).

Caribbean Prime Ministers to meet IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno

March 19, 2008
The Prime Minister of Bahamas, Rt. Honorable Hubert Alexander Ingraham, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Honorable David J.H. Thompson, and the Prime Minister of Belize, Rt. Honorable Dean Oliver Barrow will meet with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno tomorrow, March 20, to discuss development issues of the Caribbean and further enhance that region’s strong relationship with the IDB.