IDB and ABDE Study Shows that Women Represent 30.6% of Employers in Brazil

June 30, 2022
BRASILIA, Brasil - The recently released study “A Gender Perspective on the Characteristics of Brazilian MSMEs and Barriers to Accessing Credit (in Portuguese)” by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Brazilian Development Association (ABDE) found that only 30.6% of employers and 35.3% of businesses owners in Brazil are women.
2022-06-30

IDB launches US$2 billion 2-year Fixed Rate Bond

June 23, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2.0 billion 2-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 3.25% and matures on 1st July 2024.
2022-06-23

Latin America and Caribbean Need to Reduce Gender Gap in Digital Transformation

June 23, 2022
An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest and IDB Lab study reveals that 62% of representatives of major institutions and entities in the digital ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean think the digital gender gap is a problem in their respective countries. The same proportion believe that women have little participation in digital transformation processes because of a lack of skills and competencies.
2022-06-23

IDB Enables Brazil's Immense Investment Opportunities, Approves Infrastructure Credit

June 15, 2022
On the final day of the Brazil Investment Forum (BIF), Latin America's largest foreign-investment event, IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone reinforced the institution's commitment to enabling vital foreign direct investment and public-private partnerships for the country's sustainable and inclusive development, while announcing the approval of a $150 million infrastructure loan.
2022-06-15

IDB and Brazil Seal $1.6 Million Partnership for Sustainable Transportation with UK Financial Contribution

June 14, 2022
The partnership supports the Brazilian Ministry of Infrastructure’s efforts to develop regulatory frameworks, implement technologies, and update plans for the low-carbon transition.
2022-06-14

IDB to Support Ministry of Economy in Brazil's Path to OECD Accession

June 14, 2022
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Mauricio Claver-Carone and Brazilian Deputy Minister of Economy Marcelo Guaranys signed a commitment to broaden technical support for the Brazilian Ministry of Economy to align its policies with the best practices of OECD countries. A recent IDB study outlines efforts the Ministry has undertaken that follow OECD practices and contribute to the country's efforts to accede.
2022-06-14

IDB Future Tourism Program Announces 10 Destinations Selected for Technical Support

June 14, 2022
The IDB announces the 10 winners of the Future Tourism Program regional contest. This program aims to help Latin America’s tourism industry become more competitive and sustainable by adopting digital and emerging technologies.
2022-06-14

IDB Group Organizes Inaugural BIDAcademy Knowledge Week

June 14, 2022
International experts will share groundbreaking knowledge on issues shaping the future of the region. The IDB Group is launching the first BIDAcademy Knowledge Week, where regional and international experts will share cutting-edge knowledge about development issues key to the future of the region. From June 27 to July 1, the event will showcase, celebrate and share the knowledge the IDB Group produces for Latin America, the Caribbean and the world.
2022-06-15

IDB President Hails Brazil’s Digital Advances as Key to Harnessing Nearshoring Potential

June 14, 2022
SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s great strides in digitalization in recent decades have positioned it well to bolster its exports and participation in global trade. This was the message shared by Mauricio Claver-Carone, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in his opening address at the Brasil Investment Forum (BIF) 2022 on Tuesday.
2022-06-14

IDB and Federal Government of Brazil Host Latin America’s Premier Investment Event

June 14, 2022
The Brazil Investment Forum (BIF) highlights the country’s biggest economic opportunities, including over $7.8 billion in nearshoring potential. IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone opened the two-day event, featuring nine panels and a session led by the IDB Group.
2022-06-14