IDB presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 14:31
Installation features contemporary Argentine fashion that merges science, technology, and creativity The IDB Cultural Center presents Fashioning the Future: Argentine Designers on the Edge of Tomorrow in recognition of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (known commercially as BID Invest).

IDB Invest confirms commitment to gender equality, with EDGE Certification

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 08:51
IDB Invest, the private sector institution of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, announced today it has received the Assess level of EDGE Certification (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality), joining IDB and other multilateral development banks which are actively fostering gender-equal workplaces. EDGE is the leading business certification for gender equality in the workplace worldwide since 2011.

Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Belize achieve substantial progress in the health of their most vulnerable populations

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:01
Encouraging results in the improvement of quality and in health care of the poorest women and children of Mesoamerica were presented today by the Salud Mesoamérica Initiative in Washington.

Banco Ficohsa Nicaragua signs a credit facility with IDB Invest to strengthen foreign trade business

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:52
IDB Invest, member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and Banco Ficohsa Nicaragua, S.A. (BFN) signed a credit facility for $5 million with the objective of strengthening the import and export sector in Nicaragua. The credit facility will help BFN's efforts to support foreign trade operations, thus expanding its portfolio of corporate and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and diversifying its funding sources.

MERCOSUR Exports Increase as the Bloc’s Integration Strategy Is Revitalized

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 09:09
BUENOS AIRES - Exports of the MERCOSUR bloc grew by 13.8% in 2017 amidst efforts to modernize the integration agreement, according to a report published by the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), part of the Integration and Trade Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This is the first time that MERCOSUR’s external sales have gone up in five years.

Authorities, experts and business leaders to discuss future of cities, economic growth and investment at IDB Annual Meeting in Mendoza

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 08:17
The media accreditation form is available for journalists The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual Meeting in Mendoza, Argentina on March 22-25, with the participation of authorities and leaders from the public and private sectors.

Renowned Mexican artists join campaign to transform Latin America and the Caribbean into a world-class creative hub

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:24
The IDB presents the Orange Region Campaign, which promotes the creation of a region-wide network of creative talents Mexico City- Celebrated Mexican creatives and artists such as Alberto Ruy Sánchez, Aleks Syntek, Ana María Olabuenaga, Eugenia León, Guadalupe Pineda, Yvonne Domenge, María Barracuda, Mario Lavista, Sandra Pani, and Sara Galindo have joined the Orange Region, an endeavor led by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to develop a network of talents capable of turning Latin America and the Caribbean into a

New IDB macroeconomic report analyzes the current situation in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 06:33
The big challenge is to strengthen inclusive growth and reduce poverty Economic growth in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic followed a positive path in 2017, with 3.8 percent expansion, although this scenario failed to produce significant improvement in poverty alleviation and income distribution. Amidst growing uncertainty over the path of the global economy, authorities in the region would do well to adopt actions and policies to foster inclusive development.

Job growth, increased saving keys to sustained and inclusive growth in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:05
IDB hosts regional Governors in Punta Cana to review opportunities for growth and investment PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic - The Governors for the Inter-American Development Bank’s member countries in the Central American isthmus and the Dominican Republic gathered at their 32nd Annual Meeting February 20-21 to discuss formulas for achieving inclusive economic growth, managing vulnerability to natural disasters and harnessing disruptive technologies to increase productivity and spur investment.

IDB Invest launches its largest bond in Mexican capital markets

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:36
IDB Invest has issued a new MXN 1,500 million (USD $81 million equivalent) 3-year bond in the Mexican capital markets. This is IDB Invest’s fourth and largest bond issuance in Mexico to date, as well as the first one since reorganizing its private sector operations as IDB Invest.