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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THE MULTILATERAL Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of the World Bank is planning to guarantee a US dollar USD2.
The Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) said in its annual report it had issued $1.
In terms of execution and exploitation of major projects, the World Bank notices that in Algeria, the major projects were subject to international transparent invitation to tender which is also open to all the operators," Louis Bedoucha, Senior Business Development Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) at the World Bank.
Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming a more attractive and hospitable destination for investors, according to a new report--Snapshot Africa--by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a private sector arm of the World Bank Group.
According to the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a foreign-investment insurance agency run by the World Bank, political risk concerns helped cut the flow of investments in the developing world by 23% to US$135 billion in 2003, compared with just two years earlier.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, an affiliate of World Bank, provides similar coverage for World Bank customers.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), an affiliate of the World Bank, opened an Asian regional office in Singapore on Tuesday to facilitate overseas investment in developing countries in the region.
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) said Monday that they will offer $520 million in insurance to a Brazilian offshore oil field development project.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the World Bank's political risk unit, has joined with a Lloyd's of London insurer to offer the New Arian Resources Corporation $26 million worth of political risk insurance to expand a gold mining operation in the Russian Far East.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency has launched a new web portal at http://www.
Developed and operated by the World Bank Group's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), IPAnet has become a focal point on the Web for the cross-border investment community and is used by business professionals from more than 180 countries, according to the announcement.
Other developed countries offer similar programs, and the World Bank provides political risk insurance through its Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
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