Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. ("CIFI")

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Project Number: 
RG1072A-02
Expected Consideration Date by the Board: 
06/29/2010
Date Posted: 
05/10/2010
Company: 
Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A.
Financing Requested: 
Sector: 
Financial Services
Location: 
Scope Objective: 

CIFI is a company that provides financing for infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. To date CIFI has financed projects in most of the countries in the region, mainly in sectors such as energy, transportation, gas and oil production, airports, ports, telecommunications, social infrastructure, and tourism. With this project, the IIC is seeking to provide short-term resources.

Environmental Review: 

Environmental and Labor Issues:

This is a category III project according to the IIC's environmental and labor review procedure because it could produce certain effects that may be avoided or mitigated by following generally recognized performance standards, guidelines, or design criteria. CIFI has attended the IIC financial intermediary environmental training workshop. In addition, CIFI monitors its portfolio once a year to ensure that its clients comply with national environmental and labor laws, regulations, and standards, as well as IIC's environmental guidelines.