Overview

The Caribbean Development Bank is committed to helping Borrowing Member Countries reduce inequality and halve the incidence of extreme poverty by the end of 2025, through supporting inclusive and sustainable growth and promoting good governance.

Bank Organisation

CDB is headed by the Board of Governors. This Board delegates oversight of Bank operations to the Board of Directors, which is chaired by the President.

Corporate Governance

CDB strives to ensure that its processes, practices and systems conform with, and adhere to applicable corporate governance standards.

History of the Bank

CDB was established by an Agreement signed in 1969, and entered into force in 1970.

Investor Relations

CDB is rated Aa1, Stable with Moody’s; AA+, Stable with Standard and Poor’s; and AA+, Stable with Fitch.

Our Mission
Efficient
Responsive
Collaborative

CDB intends to be the leading catalyst for development resources into the Region, working in an efficient, responsive and collaborative manner with our Borrowing Member Countries and other development partners, towards the systematic reduction of poverty in their countries through social and economic development.

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CDB intends to be the leading catalyst for development resources into the Region, working in an efficient, responsive and collaborative manner with our Borrowing Member Countries and other development partners, towards the systematic reduction of poverty in their countries through social and economic development.

Functions of The Bank

ASSIST

Borrowing Member Countries in optimising the use of their resources, developing their economies and expanding production and trade

MOBILISE

financial resources from within and outside the Region for development

PROMOTE

private and public investment, encourage financial upturn in the Region and facilitate business activity and expansion

SUPPORT

regional and local financial institutions, and a regional market for credit and savings

PROVIDE

technical assistance to its regional borrowing members

SUPPORT

and stimulate the development of capital markets in the Region

Resources

Founding Documents