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Featured photo: Supporting economic growth through major infrastructure projects

The Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, which was expanded with the support of OPIC financing, is an example of OPIC’s longstanding commitment to critical infrastructure projects in emerging markets. OPIC’s ability... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Helping low-income students in India access technology

Photo Credit: Calvert Foundation/Sara Gallagher ​​​​​​​ At the Bishop Sargant School and College in Tumkur, Karnataka, India, school Principal, Mrs. Esther Arul, checks in on the smartboard technology being installed into the classroom.... Read more...

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OPIC-supported Amandi Energy Limited named Project Finance International’s African Power Deal of the Year

​​​​​​​ Project Finance International has named an OPIC-supported power project in Ghana as the African Power Deal of the Year and recognized OPIC for playing a pivotal role in the transaction. The project, a 200 megawatt (MW) combined cycle dual... Read more...

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Supporting American businesses in the global economy: QuantumID Technologies

Second in a series highlighting our American business partners See the first post on our partner Joshi Technologies American technological innovations have changed the world. But when introducing high-tech innovations into some of the... Read more...

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Eight year milestones: Supporting American small business

Fourth in a series See also: Eight year milestones: Deficit reduction Eight year milestones: Growth in Africa portfolio Eight year milestones: Portfolio growth ​​​​​​​ Businesses of all sizes have much to contribute to and much to gain... Read more...

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How OPIC’s support is helping small businesses flourish in the most challenging places.

By Bethel Stevens Officer, Investment Funds   In 2010, OPIC approved a $30 million loan to Siraj Palestine Fund I managed by the Siraj Fund Management Company (SFMC), a first time fund manager investing exclusively in the West Bank. OPIC... Read more...

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Eight year milestones: Deficit reduction

Third in a series See also: Eight year milestones: Growth in Africa portfolio Eight year milestones: Portfolio growth ​​​​​​​ OPIC’s model of supporting development by providing loans rather than grants enables it to operate as a self-... Read more...

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Supporting American businesses in the global economy: Joshi Technologies

(First in a series) American businesses have much to contribute, and much to gain, from the global economy. Over the next several weeks we’ll be highlighting several of the American businesses that OPIC helped take advantage of these... Read more...

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OPIC ranks Number One for Innovation in the Federal Government, second overall in “Best Places to Work” survey

​​​​​​​ The OPIC team prides itself in being a collaborative group that is committed to developing innovative solutions to supporting development around the world. These qualities were confirmed last week in a new survey that ranked OPIC Number... Read more...

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OPIC partners pay back: Our 2016 partners round-up

OPIC is able to operate as a self-sustaining U.S. Government agency because it works with clients that have strong business plans for supporting development, and generates money from the projects it supports. In fiscal year 2015, 35 OPIC partners... Read more...

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