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The words say it all: OPIC’s team describes OPIC

Creative. Collaborative. Nimble. Efficient. Effective. Innovative. These are some of the words OPIC’s employees used most often to describe the Agency last year, a year in which we ranked one of the best places to work in the federal government... Read more...

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OPIC partners pay back

Part 2 in an ongoing series   Five years ago, OPIC agreed to provide $55 million financing to Aeris Holding, the operating company of the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, to complete a major restructuring... Read more...

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Featured photo: From an unstable past to a more prosperous and secure future

A cityscape of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, where OPIC has invested more than $500 million across 50 development projects since the country gained independence in 1991. As the first development institution to invest significantly... Read more...

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New video highlights OPIC’s work in Georgia

OPIC has played a key role in Georgia’s shift from an unstable past to a more prosperous and secure future.  This new video highlights our work as one of the first development institutions to invest in Georgia after it declared independence... Read more...

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Featured photo: Raising healthy cattle in Zambia

                          A herd of cattle at a small farm in southern Zambia where OPIC partner Silverlands Fund has worked to improve... Read more...

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A new tool for achieving impact: A look at OPIC’s IFIP pilot

One of the ways OPIC has been able to achieve a positive development impact for more than four decades is by consistently innovating its tools and processes. OPIC listens to clients, and regularly introduces new financial and insurance products to... Read more...

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Partner Spotlight: How OPIC helped one Oklahoma business revive an aging Colombian oil field

It’s said that if you build it they will come, but when trying to introduce a promising technology into an emerging market, it’s not always that easy. Sadanand Joshi (pictured), President of Joshi Technologies of Tulsa, Oklahoma, learned... Read more...

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Featured photo: Support for wine producer creates jobs and bolsters agriculture in Georgia

  A worker at the Teliani Valley winery in Georgia has been able to increase production, employ more workers and boost local tourism with the help of OPIC financing. OPIC has supported multiple projects that have helped bring stability... Read more...

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“Open for Business” at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum

A Ukrainian farmer that recently gained increased financial access from Megabank, a Ukrainian banking institution with which OPIC recently partnered.   In regions around the world near or vulnerable to violent conflict,... Read more...

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Featured photo: Improving healthcare in Angola

                            Healthcare workers review files in the new Luanda Medical and Diagnostic Center in Angola’s... Read more...

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