In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have approved a multi-pronged financial package to help our members, which includes policy based loans of US$ 140 million; emergency loans totalling US$ 67 million to seven countries; and US$ 3 million programme to provide essential personal protective equipment for Caribbean health care and frontline workers in 14 countries.
US$100,000 in emergency grants for cultural industry practitioners impacted by the cancellation of events due to the pandemic.
CDB’s COVID-19 response exceeds US$190 million in 2020
CDB Approved US$536.6 million in Loans and Grants for Borrowing Member Countries in 2020
CDB projects regional economic growth of 3.8% in 2021