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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Colombia
Location: Santander; Antioquia
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International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)
Bank Risk Rating: A
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Board Decision Date: 2018-03-27
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Borrower or Client: Concesionaria Ruta del Cacao S.A.S.
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  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
Investment Amount (USD): $ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

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Original disclosure @ IIC website
Updated in EWS: 2017-12-05
Disclosure Date: 2017-11-27
Ruta del Cacao 4G Toll Road

Project Description
The Bucaramanga – Barrancabermeja – Yondó corridor, also known as “Ruta del Cacao” (“the Project” or “Ruta del Cacao”), is part of a fourth generation (4G) group of concessions being spearheaded by the Government of Colombia via its National Infrastructure Agency (Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura – ANI). The project, which covers a total area of 190.6 km in length, is primarily located in the Department of Santander, with a portion in the Department of Antioquia. The IIC’s involvement will help supplement long-term financing, in collaboration with international commercial banks and local banks providing resources in US dollars and Colombian pesos.
Investment Description
No investment type defined
Private Actors
Contact Information
For inquiries regarding the project, please contact Concesionaria Ruta del Cacao S.A.S., Pablo Cano, Finance Manager, + 57 7 680-1310, email pablocano@mercantilcolpatria.com For inquiries and comments to IIC, contact: IIC’s Communications Group E-mail: divulgacionpublica@iadb.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IIC The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).