Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean rose modestly before COVID-19 crisis

April 22, 2021
Tax revenues rose moderately across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019 before declining sharply in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic drove down global economic activity, according to new analysis released today.
2021-04-22

Brazil to boost digital transformation with IDB support

April 20, 2021
IDB approves $1 billion conditional credit line for Brazil Plus Digital program State of Ceará will be first state to benefit from program, within core topic of Digital Government, for the digital transformation of the judiciary branch, with a $28 million loan The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a credit line of up to $1 billion to help Brazil push forward its digital transformation
2021-04-20

IDB and IDB Invest announce the virtual launch of the Green Bond Transparency Platform

April 19, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest will virtually launch the Green Bond Transparency Platform (GBTP), an innovative digital tool that brings greater transparency to the Latin America and the Caribbean green bond market. The virtual launch will take place on April 27, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST.
2021-04-19

IDB & Healthcare Israel Bring Digital Health Solutions to Latin America and the Caribbean

March 26, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed an agreement with Healthcare Israel to provide Digital Health expertise, training and solutions to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. In partnership with local health organizations, and in agreement with IDB, Healthcare Israel will provide:
2021-03-26

IDB launches 2021 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

March 24, 2021
USERS MUST REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 30th, 2021. THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FROM REGISTERED USERS IS MAY 10th, 2021 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today launched the 2021 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.
2021-03-24

IDB Group and Japan Expand Partnership to Support Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

March 23, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has expanded its longstanding partnership with the Government of Japan through a partnership amendment signed with the Japanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) and a new Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The signings reflect reinvigorated commitment from Japan and the IDB Group to cooperate in pursuit of social and economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
2021-03-23

IDB and IDB Invest Gain Board Support on Vision 2025 and Path Toward Capitalization

March 21, 2021
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone details “Vision 2025,” as Bank’s agenda focuses on recovery and sustainable growth for region at first Annual Meeting in two years.  Board of Governors approves resolution on recapitalization discussions, supports “Vision 2025.” BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank's Board of Governors approved a resolution authorizing the analytic work required to consider a potential capital increase, and overwhelmingly supported the IDB’s “Vision 2025” agenda for recovery and sustainable economi
2021-03-21

IDB announces measures to strengthen Latin America and Caribbean’s global trade insertion

March 19, 2021
Strengthening regional value chains could increase exports to the United States by US$ 70 billion BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank will make available a series of financial and non-financial tools to Latin American and Caribbean countries and companies to support their international insertion and boost their economic recovery after the pandemic, IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone announced today.
2021-03-19

Build the Americas, a new tool to incentivize greater competition in infrastructure bids

March 17, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank today launched Build the Americas, a mobile application designed to increase transparency and competition in the bidding process for infrastructure projects it finances in Latin America and the Caribbean. The app provides access to information on upcoming IDB-financed procurements in sectors such as energy, transportation, and water and sanitation, while facilitating the connection between infrastructure developers and local suppliers of goods and services.
2021-03-17

The State of Ceará will invest in prevention and violence reduction with IDB support

March 16, 2021
An IDB loan for $52.1 million will benefit more than 100,000 young people, vulnerable groups and citizens of ten municipalities of the Brazilian State  The State of Ceará in Brazil seeks to contribute to the reduction of violent crimes and prevention for young people and vulnerable groups in the state with a $52.1 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 
2021-03-16