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Did you know: OPIC has helped reduce the deficit for 40 straight years?

  Fiscal year 2017 marks OPIC’s 40th consecutive year of operating as a self-sustaining government agency that generates money for deficit reduction. OPIC’s model of development finance has long enabled the agency to support development... Read more...

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OPIC ranks Best Place to Work in the Federal Government

A new survey of federal employees ranks OPIC the best place to work among small government agencies. The report from the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service also ranked OPIC first among small agencies in several sub-categories including... Read more...

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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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OPIC CEO says commitment to Asia is "very strong"

  This week in Hyderabad, India, OPIC President and CEO Ray Washburne joined world leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. While there, Washburne had the opportunity to sit down with CNBC and discuss investment in India and... Read more...

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OPIC makes initial disbursement in El Salvador solar project

  OPIC has made its initial disbursement in the Bosforo solar project in El Salvador, which will add a total of 100 MW of power across ten individual solar plants. The project, which is being built by AES Corporation of Arlington,... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting more bountiful harvests worldwide

  This Thanksgiving, we showcase one of the many projects OPIC supports to help increase food production and improve the livelihoods of small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agriculture is central to Senegal’s economy and is the... Read more...

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Featured Photo: A fresh approach to sanitation in Kenya

  In a slum near Nairobi, schoolchildren gather outside a series of toilets that have brought modern sanitation to a region where inadequate sewage is a leading cause of disease. These Fresh Life toilets are made by Sanergy Inc., an OPIC... Read more...

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Ground breaks on OPIC-supported project to bolster energy security in Ukraine

  Ukraine’s national nuclear operator has broken ground on an OPIC-supported project to build new storage for the country’s spent nuclear fuel, using equipment manufactured by a Camden, New Jersey company. OPIC earlier this year... Read more...

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Honoring OPIC's Veterans

Left to right: Mitchell Hawkins (Marine Corps), Velma Brown (Army), Deanna Barnes (Army), Dev Jagadesan (Army), Carey Campbell (Air Force, Army Reserve), Larry Prock (Army), Robert DeLuca (Army), Tyler Healey (Marine Corps), Jasmine Hill (Air... Read more...

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Business climate improves in many developing countries, World Bank says

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries but reforms are making it an easier place to do business, the World Bank says.   El Salvador, Malawi and India are among the countries that showed the strongest improvement in the... Read more...

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