IDB launches 2022 call for regional projects in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 22, 2022
Users must register before April 29, 2022. The deadline for accepting proposals is May 16.  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2022 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports regional projects involving three or more countries.

Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic are Recovering, but Face Challenges

March 14, 2022
According to the latest IDB Group report, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic have already recovered pre-pandemic economic activity levels. During 2021 the IDB Group approved $3.38 billion in financing to support the productive sector, inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, employment, value chains, and digitalization.  

More than two-thirds of Latin Americans support integration, despite the pandemic

February 18, 2022
Seven out of ten Latin Americans favor their country integrating further with other Latin American and Caribbean countries, confirming widespread support for greater trade integration, according to a study by the Inter-American Development Bank.

IDB approves $300 million credit line to improve integration in Cuenca del Plata

December 07, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a credit line for $300 million to improve the integration of countries located in the Cuenca del Plata, through actions in sustainable infrastructure, trade facilitation and urban development in border areas.

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.

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 “

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 $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.

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.

Infrastructure transformation will generate big windfall for Latin America and Caribbean

July 30, 2020
Infrastructure will be key to spur post-pandemic recovery New study shows how smart infrastructure investments benefit poor households the most Flagship report analyzes policy options for infrastructure that bring about climate-friendly reforms and address social expectations A new report by the Inter-American Development Bank charts a course for a massive infrastructure transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean through gains in efficie

IDB study explores tech opportunities for the Central American economy

June 12, 2020
Areas of study are greater efficiency in spending and public services, the tax-raising potential of the digital economy, and maximizing the benefits of remittances Using technology can help in major economic sectors hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, such as remittances and public finances. As remittances decline, technology applied to international money transfers can generate efficiencies that help maximize the amount of money reaching recipients.