Report
Annual
2015
FROM EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT
HIGHLIGHTS
SHAREHOLDER
FOR INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT
INFORMATION
Annual
Report
2015
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Message from executive president

within a context marked by the declining external economic conditions of the end of the raw materials super-cycle and adverse winds in international financial markets, latin america experienced a slowdown in its average growth in 2015 for a second consecutive year, albeit with heterogeneous results among the region’s countries depending on their macroeconomic positions.

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RECORD LEVEL
OF APPROVALS

In 2015, CAF’s approvals in the region hit a new milestone: USD 12.3 billion
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FINANCIAL
SOUNDNESS

The institution received the ratification of the main risk rating agencies and completed 13 emissions in the most prestigious capital markets for a total of USD 3 billion.
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REGIONAL
REFLECTION

Positioning CAF as a center of regional reflection and linking the institution with a global and regional network of prestigious think tanks, universities, financial and development institutions on a global scale.
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CAPITAL
INCREASE

The shareholder countries agreed to a capital increase for USD 4.5 billion. This increase will allow CAF to provide up to USD 100 billion in loans to the region over the period 2016-2022.
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BARBADOS:
NEW SHAREHOLDER

Barbados formally became one of the institution’s C-series shareholders.
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COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA UPDATE

Emphasis on productive transformation and institutional strengthening.
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YOUTH, LEADERSHIP AND INCLUSION

In 2015, CAF signed agreements with the non-profit organization Fundación Scholas Ocurrentes and the action “100,000 Strong in the Americas,” with the aim of promoting education and social inclusion initiatives among Latin American youth.
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RELATIONSHIP WITH CUBA

Initiation of a process of technical cooperation, and institutional and academic rapprochement with Cuba.
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Total assets

2014
USD 30.5
Billion
2015
USD 32.5
Billion

Liquid assets

2014
USD 10.1
Billion
2015
USD 10.8
Billion

Loan and investment portfolio

2014
USD 19.4
Billion
2015
USD 20.8
Billion

Paid-in capital

2014
USD 4.3
Billion
2015
USD 4.5
Billion
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EQUITY

2014
USD 8.8
Billion
2015
USD 9.3
Billion

OPERATING
INCOME (*)

2014
USD 136
Millones
2015
USD 135
Millones
* (*) Operating Income is defined as net income before changes in the fair value
related to financial instruments and contributions to stockholders’ special funds.

Operations

In 2015, CAF approved 152 operations for a total of USD 12.3 billion in financing, amidst a deceleration in the economies of Latin America.

Shareholder countries

Financial information

We are a development bank committed to improving the quality of life for all Latin Americans. Our actions promote sustainable development and regional integration. We provide financial support and consulting services to both the public and private sectors in our shareholder countries. We channel resources from international markets to Latin America.