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

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 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 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

Statement on Capital Increase for IDB Invest

June 10, 2022
WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is proud of the support we have received over the past year from our member countries, and we welcome the announcement from United States President Joe Biden regarding a capital increase for IDB Invest, our private-sector entity.
2022-06-10

Closing Gender Gaps Would Trigger Strong GDP Growth in Southern Cone – IDB report

June 02, 2022
If all workplace barriers women face were removed, Southern Cone countries’ GDP could rise by as much as 4 percent to 15 percent, a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank says. In Brazil, if ethnic barriers were also eliminated, GDP could gain as much as 30%, according to the report Closing the Southern Cone Gender Gaps – an Untapped Potential for Growth, which was issued during an international webinar on the subject.
2022-06-02

Panama and Inter-American Development Bank Drive Digital Transformation of Public Services

May 18, 2022
IDB President and Panama’s Minister of Economy sign $60 million loan agreement. The Government of Panama and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed a $60 million loan operation to advance digital transformation and the management of public services in the country.
2022-05-18

IDB Announces Winners of the Improving Lives Grant

May 03, 2022
Ten community organizations in the greater Washington, D.C. area will receive $25,000 each for their services benefitting low-income members of the local Latin American and Caribbean community.
2022-05-02

IDB Opens New Dominican Republic Office with Highest Environmental Certification

April 27, 2022
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone, Dominican Republic Vice President Raquel Peña and First Lady Raquel Arbaje inaugurate new IDB Representative Office. Building is first in Dominican Republic and first IDB building to receive LEED Platinum certification, which recognizes highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.  
2022-04-27