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Natural Resources

In FY20, our new long-term commitments in natural resources totaled about $300 million, including $238 million mobilized from other investors.

Learn more about our work in Natural Resources.


Project Financing and Portfolio, by Industry

Natural Resources
$ millions, for the year ending June 30 FY20
Long-term investment commitments 62
Loans 62
Equity 0
Guarantees and risk management
Core mobilization1 238
Total commitments 300
Portfolio Exposure2 for IFC’s account 1,631
Committed portfolio for loan syndications3 1,392
Total Portfolio Exposure 3,023


  1. Including Loan Syndications (B-Loans, Parallel Loans, and MCPP Loans), IFC Initiatives, AMC Funds, Advisory Mobilization, as applicable for this industry.
  2. Portfolio exposure is defined as the sum of the (i) committed exposure for IFC’s debt investments, (ii) fair market value of IFC’s equity investments, and (iii) total undisbursed equity commitments.
  3. Including B-Loans, ALPs, URPs, and MCPP Loans.

Development Outcome Reach

Natural Resources Portfolio
  CY18 CY19
Employment 22,586 23,008
Female employment 3,624 4,256
Gas distribution (millions of people)1,2 3.4 3.2
Community development outlay ($ millions) 14 14
Domestic purchase of goods and services ($ millions) 2,123 1,752
Payments to governments ($ millions) 901 870


  1. Including all reach in IFC.
  2. One client in East Asia & the Pacific contributed 3.2 million of gas distribution customers reached in CY19.