In FY18, IFC invested $23.3 billion, including nearly $11.7 billion mobilized from other investors. Our comprehensive approach helped businesses innovate, build internationally competitive industrial sectors, and create better jobs.
A Letter from the IFC Board
A proposed capital package would allow the World Bank Group—and IFC—to deliver development results more effectively.Read more
A Letter from Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
We must help our client countries address immediate crises, build resilience, and make investments to prepare for an uncertain future.Read more
A Letter from Philippe Le Houérou, IFC Chief Executive Officer
IFC delivered record levels of investment finance in FY18 — thanks to the talent and dedication of our staffRead more
Private Sector Impact
IDA AND CONFLICT-AFFECTED AREAS
COMBATING POVERTY IN THE TOUGHEST AREAS
We invested $6.8 billion in the poorest countries—nearly 30 percent of our total for FY18.
A CONTINENT OF OPPORTUNITY FOR BUSINESSES
More than a quarter of IFC’s investments in FY18—$6.2 billion in all—supported businesses in the region.
HELPING 250 MILLION PEOPLE ESCAPE EXTREME POVERTY
We provided $3.4 billion in financing for businesses in the region in FY18, helping our clients support 590,000 jobs.
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
ACCELERATING GROWTH AND JOB CREATION
We invested $2 billion in businesses in the region, helping our clients address energy shortages and create jobs.