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Luis Caputo travels to IDB and WB Annual Meetings

As Governor for Argentina, Caputo will chair the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). He will also meet with the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim.

The Minister of Finance, Luis Caputo, will be arriving this Tuesday to New York City, where he will be holding meetings with investors and representatives of different banks. During the afternoon, Caputo will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in high level meetings with executives of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank (WB), where he will address policy options regarding financial inclusion and regional business integration. The team of the Ministry of Finance consists of: the Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Finance, Pablo Quirno; the Secretary of Finance, Santiago Bausili; and the Undersecretary of International Financial Relations, Martin Soto.

On Wednesday afternoon, Caputo will preside, in his role of Governor before the IDB, the Ninth Meeting of Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean of the organization, attended by more than thirty countries. Later, he will give a press conference together with the President of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno.

In addition, Minister Caputo will meet, as Governor before the World Bank, with the President of the Institution, Jim Yong Kim. He will also hold a meeting with Jorge Familiar, Vice President of the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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; and the Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru, Claudia Cooper. They will be also meeting with representatives of international banks and investment funds.

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.