IDB, Partners Hold Seminar on Taxation in Latin America with Top Government Officials

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 14:54
Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Development Bank, the Wilson Center, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean are organizing a seminar on Taxation in Latin America on April 20th with top government officials.

IDB Invest finances the construction of an 80 MW solar plant in Argentina

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:18
IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, finances the construction, operation and maintenance of Cordillera Solar I, an 80MW solar photovoltaic plant in the province of San Juan, in Argentina. The project is developed by Jinko Solar, a global leader in the production of photovoltaic modules. This is Jinko Solar’s first investment in Latin America’s Southern Cone.

IDB launches initiative to promote savings for retirement in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 15:12
The Retirement Savings Laboratory will carry out pilot programs to encourage more workers in the region to save for their old age. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today presented the Retirement Savings Laboratory, a project that seeks to increase the number of people saving for retirement in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB launches largest-ever bond

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 17:35
Sets record for largest investor interest in an IDB deal The Inter-American Development Bank (“IADB” or “IDB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new $4 billion 3-year global issue, its largest bond ever. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 2.625% and matures on April 19, 2021. It priced with a spread of 22.1 basis points over the 2.375% UST due April 15, 2021, which represents a yield of 2.702% s.a.

Business leaders and the IDB issue call to reduce food waste in Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 18:32
Nearly 348,000 tons of edible products are lost and spoiled every day in the region LIMA, Peru - Business leaders have joined forces with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to issue a call to reduce food losses and waste in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where 348,000 tons of food (223 kilos per person per year) are spoiled or squandered every day while nearly 42 million people go hungry.

The IDB and eight multinational enterprises jointly commit to empower 100,000 women entrepreneurs in the Americas

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 13:59
The initiative seeks to coach, connect, and certify women entrepreneurs from across the hemisphere. Lima, Peru – On the occasion of the 3rd CEO Summit of the Americas, Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and senior executives from Google, IBM, Microsoft, Facebook, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, MasterCard and Danper have announced their commitment to the IDB’s #100kChallenge initiative, seeking to coach, connect and certify more than 100,000 women entrepreneurs in the Americas by 2021.

Business leaders urge public-private measures to spur economic growth and strengthen transparency

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:46
More than 1200 business leaders and 12 heads of State attend CEO Summit of the Americas ahead of major hemispheric meeting LIMA, Peru - Business leaders gathered at the III CEO Summit of the Americas urged bold actions by governments to promote greater transparency and increase economic growth. They also committed to a series of measures to ensure the private sector plays its part in curtailing corruption, according to a new report issued today.

Media Advisory - Regional Development Banks to present new study The Future of Work: Regional Perspectives

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:26
Launch: Apr. 19 in Washington, D.C. Recent technological innovations in robotics, automation, digital platforms and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the workforce and labor dynamics around the world. What can governments and other players, including the multilateral development banks, do to face the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by these trends?

Twelve heads of state and 700 private sector leaders to attend III CEO Summit of the Americas

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 14:01
Meeting will take place April 12 and 13 in Lima, on the side of the VIII Summit of the Americas. The event can be viewed on livestream, in English and in Spanish.

IDB Invest finances Innacensa to strengthen Ecuador’s productive matrix

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 08:57
IDB Invest, the IDB Group’s private sector institution, signed a $22.4 million loan with Ecuador’s Industria Nacional de Ensamblajes S.A. (“Innacensa”). The operation will fund the installation and operation of a television set assembly plant.