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Featured photo: Support for small businesses in the Middle East

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield toured a water bottling company in Ramallah this week during her trip to the West Bank, Israel and Jordan. This company received financing through the nonprofit Middle East Investment Initiative... Read more...

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Committing to continued investment in Africa

OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield signs a memorandum of understanding on August 4 with Mohamed El Kettani (right), Chairman and CEO of Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank; and Thomas McCaffery (left), Wells Fargo executive vice president, expressing... Read more...

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Featured photo: OPIC financing supports small businesses in Jordan

An employee of a small, family-owned chocolate manufacturer in Amman, Jordan prepares chocolates for packaging and sale throughout the country. The business is one of multiple small businesses that have received start-up loans from a... Read more...

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How OPIC supports small businesses in Minnesota

OPIC’s support for American businesses investing in emerging markets overseas has directly benefited businesses around the country, including in Minnesota, the site of today’s Expanding Horizons workshop. Over more than four decades of... Read more...

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Spotlight on OPIC Impact Award winners: Ellicott Dredges

Small businesses comprise the majority of all firms in the U.S. economy, and are powerful engines of job creation at home as well as drivers of development, innovative solutions, and economic efficiency in scores of developing nations. Small... Read more...

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Big visions, greater rewards – a look at the OPIC Impact Awards

By Judith Pryor Vice President, Office of External Affairs, Overseas Private Investment Corporation It’s hard to believe that the inaugural OPIC Impact Awards ceremony, which was held Tuesday, March 11, has already come and gone.... Read more...

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OPIC’s Impact Awards: A recap in photos

OPIC’s March 11 inaugural Impact Awards ceremony was a big success and helped us highlight the ways our clients are making a difference around the world. In this post we showcase the winners. Global Partnerships: Access to Finance Award... Read more...

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Spotlight on OPIC’s Impact Award in the American small business category

The inaugural OPIC Impact Awards event, set to take place next Tuesday, will highlight exceptional projects across six categories, including Renewable Resources, Critical Infrastructure, Access to Finance, Development... Read more...

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Supporting growth of women-owned businesses through training and loan guarantees

By Arun Hsu, Chief of Party, Jordan Loan Guarantee Facility Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are key to innovation and an engine of economic growth and job creation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Despite the crucial... Read more...

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Announcing the inaugural OPIC Impact Awards

OPIC is proud to recognize some of our outstanding partners with our first ever OPIC Impact Awards for excellence in development finance.  The awards, which will be given out at a ceremony on March 11, will highlight the important work OPIC... Read more...

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