IDB Invest and Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries join forces to promote private sector finance

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 15:12
MENDOZA, Argentina — IDB Invest, the private sector institution of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has cemented a partnership with Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) through a new memorandum of understanding, formalized at the IDB Group’s Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors in Mendoza. Signed by IDB Invest CEO James P. Scriven, and IFU Vice President Helle Bjerre, the collaboration will promote the financing of private sector projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Japan pledges $5 million to support public-private partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 15:04
MENDOZA, Argentina—The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of Japan have expanded their longstanding partnership through a joint pledge to support public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The agreement includes a commitment by the Japanese government to transfer $5 million to the Bank’s Contingent Recovery PPP Preparation Program.

Business Forum brings together private and public sector leaders to promote infrastructure investment and integration

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:41
Argentine ministers and Mendoza governor take part in event held ahead of IDB Annual Meeting MENDOZA, Argentina – The III Business Forum opened today with the participation of nearly 900 business leaders and government officials from 30 countries, who convened to discuss an ambitious agenda focused on boosting investments in infrastructure, promoting regional economies, and speeding up regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Investment shortfalls and inefficiencies limiting Latin American and Caribbean growth, IDB report finds

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:46
Study also looks at potential GDP impacts of trade and asset price shocks MENDOZA, Argentina – Latin America and the Caribbean should grow more strongly in the coming years though the region will continue to underperform with regards to the world economy, due to both low levels and low quality of investment, according to the Inter-American Development Bank’s 2018 Macroeconomic Report.

Argentina to mobilize private sector financing for infrastructure with IDB support

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 14:38
IDB approves $500 million investment guarantee facility for Argentina Program will support private investment in infrastructure projects through public-private partnerships Argentina will seek to attract private investment in infrastructure with a $500 million investment guarantee facility from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB highlights innovations for the future in Latin American and Caribbean cities

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 14:13
Demand Solutions 12th edition emphasized innovative solutions for the creation of sustainable cities MENDOZA, Argentina – The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Annual Meeting opened today in Mendoza, Argentina, with Demand Solutions, the IDB’s flagship innovation and entrepreneurial event that brings together the world’s most creative minds to share disruptive solutions to development challenges.

Sweden joins IDB Transparency Fund

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:14
MENDOZA, Argentina - The Government of Sweden is contributing to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Transparency Fund, a vital tool to help countries implement anti-corruption and pro-transparency reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).The IDB administration made a presentation to potential donors in Mendoza, during the Annual Meeting of the IDB that takes place in that city.

IDB opens Sidewalk of the Americas art installation in Mendoza

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:44
83 artworks will decorate Paseo Antonio Di Benedetto, one of the cultural hubs of the Argentine city. As part of the III Ibero-American Forum of Mayors, being held in Mendoza, Argentina, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opened the temporary art installation Sidewalk of the Americas, to highlight the region’s immense artistic creativity.

International experts discuss future of water in Latin America and the Caribbean, the region with the highest water availability in the world

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 07:51
The World Water Forum is being held March 18-23 in Brazil’s capital, bringing together the sector’s top specialists. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) was in charge of coordinating the Regional Process of the Americas, focusing on the continent’s water resources situation BRASILIA, Brazil – The World Water Forum 2018 opened in Brasilia, Brazil, with a call to make quality water and sanitation access a focal point of the global development agenda.

Four IDB Invest infrastructure projects are recognized among the best of 2017 by IJGlobal

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:20
Four IDB Invest projects in Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico and Chile were awarded as the most outstanding of the year by IJGlobal magazine, specializing in infrastructure and project financing. These awards highlight the best transactions of 2017, as well as the companies and institutions that have supported them.