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Featured Photo: Helping a U.S. investor in Egypt mitigate political risk

  In Egypt’s Western Desert, natural gas produced by Houston-based Apache Corp. is processed. Apache, the largest U.S. investor in Egypt, is also one of the largest producers of natural gas in the Western Desert, and has supported its... Read more...

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Expanding our work in Africa: OPIC joins world leaders at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

OPIC joined leaders from the public and private sectors in New York City last week at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum; a day focused on trade and investment opportunities on the continent for African heads of government and American business... Read more...

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Why political risk insurance is critical to the global economy

Political Risk Insurance (PRI) began as a niche product but has become a “critical tool in the expansion of the global economy,” OPIC Director Mark Stuckart, wrote in the magazine of the Association for Financial Professionals. Stuckart,... Read more...

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Could your business benefit from political risk insurance? BusinessUSA features OPIC’s John Moran

  “OPIC political risk insurance is designed to help U.S. businesses pursue commercially attractive deals that have a strong development impact in emerging markets,” OPIC Vice President of Insurance, John Moran explains in this... Read more...

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Featured photo: Securing water in a water scarce region

  A worker welds a pipeline helping transport water from southern Jordan to Amman. OPIC provided financing and political risk insurance to support the construction of the 202-mile water pipeline, built byDisi Water, in Jordan – one of... Read more...

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Featured photo: Local communities in Cambodia supporting conservation

Community Forestry Administrators in Oddar Meanchey, Cambodia highlight regions where they oversee conservation efforts with support from Cambodia’s Forestry Administration and Terra Global, a U.S. land-use carbon development and investment... Read more...

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Featured photo: Tea production in Rwanda

Photo: Laura Elizabeth Pohl   The Sorwathe Tea Plantation and processing facility in Rwanda was built in 1978 by one of the first U.S. investors in Rwanda, and rebuilt almost two decades later with the support of OPIC... Read more...

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Spotlight on OPIC Impact Award winners: International Rescue Committee

While OPIC frequently works with private sector businesses that use OPIC financing or political risk insurance to support their operations in emerging economies, the Agency also supports the work of nonprofit organizations and NGOs. On March 11... Read more...

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Paper features OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield on the role of the private sector in Pakistan’s development

This week, OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth L. Littlefield is visiting Pakistan to discuss investment opportunities with the business community. The visit was highlighted in local media on Monday with an op-ed published by President Littlefield on... Read more...

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OPIC Seminar Takes on Small Businesses in Salt Lake City

World Trade Center Utah Executive Vice President & COO Elizabeth Goryunova joins Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Director of Public Affairs Dr. Larry Spinelli at an Expanding Horizons seminar for Utah’s small businesses.... Read more...

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