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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The IDB, the oldest and largest regional multilateral development institution, was established in 1959 to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Bank’s original membership included 19 Latin American and Caribbean countries and the USA. Today, membership totals 47 nations, including non-regional members.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006

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  • Barry Turner

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