The Minister of Finance, Luis Caputo, held a meeting this morning in New York with the CEO of Citi, Michael Corbat. Mr. Minister was accompanied by his Chief of Cabinet, Pablo Quirno and by the Secretary of Finance, Santiago Bausili.
On behalf Citi, Chris Gilfond, Co-Head of Latin America Capital Markets Origination at Citi, and Julio Figueroa, CEO of Citi Argentina, attended the meeting.
After the meeting, Caputo and the Finance team met with different investment funds. In the afternoon, they will be traveling to Washington DC, where Caputo, as Governor before the IDB, will chair the Co-Head of Latin America Capital Markets Origination at Citi and he will meet with the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim.
Caputo and the Finance team will hold bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles; the Minister of Treasury of Chile, Nicolas Eyzaguirre; the Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru, Claudia Cooper; and the Minister of Economy and Finance of Panama, Dulcidio De La Guardia.
Likewise, Mr. Minister will participate in the “Human Capital Summit: Committing to Action to Drive Economic Growth”, organized by the World Bank. Within this framework, representatives from different countries will work on measures to promote human capital in order to drive economic growth.
Finally, the Minister of Finance will meet with the President of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), Luis Carranza Ugarte, and they will address the possibility of granting loans to increase infrastructure investment.