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Development ImpactEnglishFinancial Institutions

How can character count toward identifying good credit clients?

The financing gap for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean was estimated at $1.2 trillion...

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EnergyEnglish

Solar energy: The revolution spurring development in Honduras

When Invema plant, the main plastic recycler in Honduras starts operating, a success formula resonates. It is one of the commercial...

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Development ImpactEnglish

Why is mobile broadband quality so important for development?

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of contrasts. Almost everyone has a cell phone, as evidenced by the exponential increase in...

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AgribusinessEnglish

Sustainability boosts agribusinesses

The gap between companies that do only what is essential in managing sustainability versus those who are already capturing its benefits...

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EnglishFinancial Institutions

What is a future flow securitization and what are the benefits?

Imagine that you represent an operationally strong company in a small or island country. You have helped it grow a business line...

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Brazil: Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities

Within weeks of the Brazil Investment Forum, the development of the economy of South America’s colossus presents numerous challenges and...

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What is the private sector’s role in the path to development? The case of Paraguay

The productive sector of Latin America and Caribbean countries faces constant challenges. In the case of Paraguay, notable challenges...

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How can we at IDB Invest support the structuring of Public-Private Partnerships?

The lack of tax revenues to develop infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean has given rise to public-private partnerships (PPPs)...

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Development ImpactEnglish

What can the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean learn from Korea’s economic miracle?

They say that Korea achieved in three decades what it took the Western industrialized countries more than a century to do. But, how did it...

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Climate changeEnglish

Four insights for banks willing to seize sustainable finance opportunities

Attitudes towards environmental, social and governance factors are changing across the investment and lending community in Latin America...

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