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Latin America and the Caribbean


The World Bank Group has joined forces with four other development banks to coordinate crisis-response initiatives and spur economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean.
IFC is helping the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean increase its competitiveness and its role in social and....

IFC in Trinidad and Tobago

IFC has four offices in the Caribbean - Trinidad, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic - serving 14 countries. Our strategy in the Caribbean focuses on promoting job creation and inclusive growth; helping the private sector recover from the global financial crisis; supporting innovation, competitiveness and regional integration; and providing investments that help companies adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.



Since Trinidad and Tobago became a member of IFC in 1971, IFC has invested $598.7 million in the country’s private sector, including $250 million in mobilization.

 

Because Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is energy dependent, IFC focuses on helping to diversify the economy and strengthen competitiveness as a means of stimulating growth and creating jobs. We also help supporting regional integration and competitiveness by helping strong, export-competitive companies expand outside of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

Through our Advisory Services, IFC is helping to increase private participation in the economy via public-private partnerships and helping to improve the investment climate in Trinidad and Tobago by providing advice and technical assistance to the government to implement reforms that improve the business climate.


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