Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency


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Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Agency established by the World Bank that offers various forms of political risk insurance to corporations.

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

An agency of the World Bank that seeks to promote foreign direct investment in developing countries. It does this primarily by selling political risk insurance to corporations that wish to expand into the developing world. It also provides advisory services to governments in these countries on how best to attract investment. It was established in 1988 and is based in Washington, DC.
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Policy-based loans support such efforts; and International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) transactions with second-and thirdtier companies, small-and medium-scale enterprises, and others complement them.
Our Guest Commentator this month, journalist Lahai J Samboma takes the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (Miga) to task for failing Africa in her hour of investment need.
Finally, look for insurance arrangements for equity investments provided by agencies like the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA-World Bank) or sponsor government agencies (the OPIC in the United States).
WASHINGTON -- The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)--the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group--today announced it is supporting the government of Panama's efforts to construct a modern and integrated mass-transit system as a solution to Panama City's urban transportation issues.
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The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, has announced year-end results demonstrating sustained growth in support of foreign direct investment (FDI) in its developing member countries.
TUNIS (TAP) - According to an Interim Strategy Note (ISN) devised by the World Bank, jointly with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the World Bank (WB) will frame its support to Tunisia for the next two years, within three areas: laying the foundation for renewed sustainable growth and job creation, promoting social and economic inclusion and strengthening governance as regards voice, transparency and accountability.
NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued an investment guarantee supporting the company's $142 million KivuWatt project, an integrated methane gas extraction and production facility and associated 25 MW power plant located on Lake Kivu in Kibuye, Rwanda.
THE MULTILATERAL Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of the World Bank is considering backing an innovative development of an integrated fruit production and processing business in central Ethiopia.
1 in terms of import-export efficiency, according to a study conducted in 2006 by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, which belongs to the World Bank.
It uses a methodology originally piloted by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency.
Its five agencies are: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
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