Brazil to promote public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects with IDB support

January 20, 2021
Brazil will promote new models for private investment in infrastructure to boost service quality, the socio-environmental impact of investments, and economic growth and productivity with a $20 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB Mobilizes $1 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine Financing in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 16, 2020
The funds will complement the Bank´s efforts to support health care and economic recovery. Today, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that it will mobilize $1 billion to help Latin American and Caribbean countries acquire and distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

IDB Group and Multilateral Financial Institutions launch joint Report on Financing the SDG

December 10, 2020
Today the IDB Group, the multilateral development banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  launched a joint report on financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report is released at the end of a critical year, in which the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse progress on the SDGs. In response, MDBs have collectively mobilized a global response package of $230 billion between 2020 and 2021 to reduce the impact of the pandemic, of which $75 billion will be directed to the world’s poorest countries before the end of 2020.

IDB to support financial sustainability of MSMEs in Brazil’s South Region

December 01, 2020
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $50 million loan to support Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Brazil’s South Region states, which are key job generators, and preserve their financial sustainability in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital Infrastructure Investments Begin to Bear Fruit

November 16, 2020
Peru and Colombia lead the Global Microscope on financial inclusion in a year marked by a major healthcare crisis The countries whose financial sectors have invested in digital financial infrastructure were able to reach out faster to their most needed communities during the pandemic, according to the Global Microscope 2020 on financial inclusion performance.

IDB Group Analyzes Financial Inclusion in Times of COVID-19

November 10, 2020
Financial inclusion is called to play a fundamental role in the response of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to the COVID-19 crisis. On November 16, IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest, the private arm of the IDB Group, will bring together experts on the state of financial inclusion in a scenario strongly marked by the disruptions caused by the health emergency.

Brazilian state of Espírito Santo to support production and jobs against pandemic

October 26, 2020
A $30 million loan from IDB will benefit micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the state's 78 municipalities  The Brazilian state of Espírito Santo will support the financial sustainability of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) against the COVID-19 crisis as the backbone of jobs and the production sector with a $30 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Brazil to provide guarantees for SMEs during COVID-19 with IDB support

October 14, 2020
Brazil, through the Emergency Access to Credit Program - the FGI-PEAC, will support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the face of the crisis generated by COVID-19 to support employment with a $200 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

ALIDE will evaluate the response of Latin American Development Banks to COVID-19

October 05, 2020
IDB, BDMG AND IDFC IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALIDE WILL EVALUATE THE PERFORMANCE IN MITIGATING THE PANDEMIC AND THE PATH TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN The ALIDE General Assembly will bring the Development Bank System of Latin America and the Caribbean to evaluate in a digital meeting the performance in mitigating the COVID-19 crisis and the path to economic recovery. High level representatives from the financial institutions will discuss the various experiences faced during the pandemic.

Brazil to uphold MSMEs financial sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

September 24, 2020
A $750 million IDB loan will help strengthen credit lines for more than 11,000 micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to alleviate capital scarcity and promote productive investment recovery Brazil will uphold the short-term financial sustainability and promote the economic recovery of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to support employment and tackle the COVID-19 crisis with a $750 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).