The leaders of Chile, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay will participate in a forum with important US officials, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank, to highlight business opportunities in infrastructure, clean energy, semiconductors and health.
The presidents of six Latin American countries and key officials from the United States and the region will discuss business opportunities in Washington on Thursday in the areas of infrastructure, clean energy, semiconductors and medical supplies, in a forum held a day before an economic summit with Joe Biden at the White House.
The leaders of Chile, Gabriel Boric, Rodrigo Chaves from Costa Rica, Luis Abinader from the Dominican Republic, Guillermo Lasso from Ecuador, Dina Boluarte from Peru, and Luis Lacalle Pou, from Uruguay, will meet in an event where the US Secretary of the Treasury, Janet Yellen, the Foreign Minister of Mexico, Alicia Bárcena, many US senators and business leaders will also participate.
Organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in conjunction with the Biden administration, the Alliance of the Americas-IDB Responsible Investment Forum seeks to help strengthen economies across the continent in a more “competitive and inclusive” hemisphere. .
In addition to heads of state and senior officials, the event brought together representatives of investment funds, banks, development institutions, the private sector, civil society, the world of academia and think tanks dedicated to the study of these four priority sectors for the region.
Attendees will also debate sustainable and transparent investment and its importance to development and equity opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to the organizers, the event is in line with the program IDB for America, launched last September by the organization, to create investment opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and participate in purchase opportunities financed by the IDB.
On Friday, the heads of state and officials will be received at the White House by the president of the United States, Joe Biden, at the first summit of the Alliance of the Americas, sponsored by Washington to create “a framework for the hemispheric cooperation in the development of regional competitiveness, resilience, prosperity and inclusive and sustainable investment” in the continent.