CARTAGENA – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler met with Colombian President Iván Duque in Cartagena. Boehler reaffirmed the United States’ steadfast commitment to the Colombian people and to partnering with Colombia to foster a more prosperous, stable, and secure Western Hemisphere. He also highlighted the important role that DFC—through its new tools, authorities, and resources—will play in achieving shared goals in Colombia and across Latin America. President Duque welcomed DFC’s partnership in building a strong foundation for broad-based growth in Colombia and expanding economic opportunities for the country’s underserved communities, particularly women and rural populations, through improved access to credit and other essential services. In pursuit of these goals, Boehler and President Duque discussed opportunities to strengthen their cooperation in order to more effectively mobilize private sector investment to high-impact sectors including critical infrastructure, healthcare, and technology.
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is America’s development bank. DFC partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.