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  • 22nd Annual CAF Conference

    The 22nd edition of the CAF Annual Conference will bring together over a thousand leaders from different sectors of the Americas to discuss the main challenges facing the region on the global stage, in W...

  • Latin America: in search of more competit...

    SME's represent more than 90 percent of companies in Latin America, and they generate more than half of the employment, and one fourth of GDP 

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We promote public and private initiatives for the regulation, design, implementation, and evaluation of financial inclusion policies and instruments in the countries of the region, both for the demand as well as supply of services, infrastructure, and networks of the financial system.

CAF issued bonds for EUR 750 million to promote development in Latin Americaimg -  CAF issued bonds for EUR 750 million to promote development in Latin America24 de January de 2019

With this issue, in high demand mainly by central banks, fund managers and commercial banks, CAF—development bank of Latin America—successfully kicked off its 2019 capital market campaign, after breaking a record in 2018 in international market...

Innovation, SMEs and urban transport as investment opportunities to promote development in Costa Rica

11 de February de 2019

The executive president of CAF, Luis Carranza, met with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada; the Minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar Montoya; and the President of the Central Bank of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Cubero Brealey, to explor...

CAF bond garners historical demand in the United States debt market

07 de February de 2019

Investors’ confidence in the financial soundness and impact of the projects CAF funds in Latin America’s sustainable development and integration is the driving force behind the largest bond issuance at favorable rates and terms in the instituti...

CAF and COFIDE advance the definition of a work plan to boost development in Peru

30 de January de 2019

A joint workshop organized by CAF- Development Bank of Latin America and Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo (COFIDE), and featuring personnel of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, took place in Lima, to tackle issues such as productivity, c...

$10-million funding to further develop microfinance in Peru

21 de December de 2018

Peruvian micro and small entrepreneurs will benefit from improved access to financing at competitive rates in soles and in dollars to promote productivity and sustainable development.

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Challenges of SMEs in Latin America
SMEs account for over 90% of all enterprises in Latin America, generating more than half of the total jobs and a quarter of GDP. Their growth opportunities multiply annually, but they also have...
Financing infrastructure in Latin America: exclusive work of the public sector?
Seventy percent of the financing for public works in Latin America comes from State resources, but governments have not been able to satisfy the current demand for investment. How can infrastr...
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How will 2016 affect your pocket?
International experts will debate about how 2016 will affect the pockets of Latin Americans, the middle class, families, and SMEs in the region