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Telecommunications & Information Technology

In FY20, our new commitments in this sector totaled about $21 million.

Learn more about our work in Telecommunications & Information Technology.


Project Financing and Portfolio, by Industry

Telecommunications & Information Technology
$ millions, for the year ending June 30 FY20
Long-term investment commitments 21
Loans 20
Equity 1
Guarantees and risk management
Core mobilization1
Total commitments 21
Portfolio Exposure2 for IFC’s account 1,653
Committed portfolio for loan syndications3 557
Total Portfolio Exposure 2,210


  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, Agented Parallel Loans, Credit Insurance Policies (CIPs), and MCPP Loans.

Development Outcome Reach

Telecommunications & Information Technology Portfolio
  CY18 CY19
Employment 50,937 33,432
Female employment 13,039 6,114
Phone connections (millions of people) 187 184
Payments to governments ($ millions) 2,577 2,427