Colombia joined CABEI as an extra-regional member in 1997. It holds 3.07% of the Bank's shareholding and at the close of 2020, it had an authorized capital of USD203.00 million with capital payments of USD36.25 million. During 2020, CABEI support to the country was aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of hurricanes Eta and Iota.

CABEI and FDN sign credit agreement for the development of infrastructure in Colombia

07/06/2018
The agreement was signed by the Executive Vice President of CABEI, Alejandro Rodríguez Zamora, and the Financial Vice President and Alternate Legal Representative, María Clemencia Sierra Peñas.
The agreement was signed by the Executive Vice President of CABEI, Alejandro Rodríguez Zamora, and the Financial Vice President and Alternate Legal Representative, María Clemencia Sierra Peñas.

Resources in the amount of US $50 million will be used to boost Colombia's infrastructure and strengthen the productive sector with this intervention.

Bogota, June 7, 2018.- The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional, S.A. (FDN) of the Republic of Colombia signed a global credit line agreement today for US$50 million.

The funds will be used to finance operations within the framework of CABEI's financial intermediation programs through the Productive Sectors Development Program, with emphasis on infrastructure projects.

The agreement was signed by the Executive Vice President of CABEI, Alejandro Rodríguez Zamora, and the Financial Vice President and Alternate Legal Representative, María Clemencia Sierra Peñas.

This credit line is part of the multilateral bank's commitment to promote modernization and the productive sector in its partner countries, this time by financing Colombian infrastructure, said CABEI Vice President, Mr. Rodríguez.

To date, CABEI's portfolio with the Republic of Colombia is US $186.0 million, and the following loans have been approved: the loan to the P.A. Trust Fund Alto Magdalena and the company Concesión Alto Magdalena, S.A.S. (ALMA), of the Republic of Colombia for US $136.0 million, and the global credit line in favor of Financiera de Desarrollo Territorial, S.A. (FINDETER) for US $50.0 million.

It should be noted that by 2018, CABEI expects to approve operations to finance projects in road and productive infrastructure, energy, water and sanitation, integration and regional trade, with the aim of improving competitiveness and the quality of life of the region's inhabitants.