Fostering Cross Border Integration between Paraguay and Brazil (IADB-PR-T1183)

Countries
  • Brazil
  • Paraguay
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Alto Paraná (Paraguay); Paraná (Brazil)
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Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Mar 11, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Paraguay
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.56 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.56 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 16, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 11, 2016


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Project Description
The general objective of the project is to contribute to the economic development and cross border economic integration between Alto Paraná (Paraguay) and Paraná (Brazil). The specific objectives of the current project are the following: (i) strengthen local technical capacities; (ii) identify and analyse binational value chains that generate local spill overs and speed up investment in the border zone; and (ii) provide trade facilitation recommendations to improve cross border integration.
Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Contact Information
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