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Countries:
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Mexico
Location: Guanajuato
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Banks:
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: B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2015-12-18
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Borrower or Client: Grupo Nixte S. de P.R. de R.L. de C.V. ("Nixte")
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors:
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Construction
  • Industry and Trade
Investment Type(s): Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD): $ 3.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported
Converted using 2015-12-18 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD): $ 3.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported
Converted using 2015-12-18 exchange rate.

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Original disclosure @ IIC website
Updated in EWS: 2017-07-24
Disclosure Date: 2015-11-18
Grupo Nixte S. de P.R. de R.L. de C.V.
IIC-ME4101A-01

Project Description
This project provides funding to the Nixte, a Mexican company that grows and packs peppers to export to the United States. The funds will be used for the construction of 10 new hectares or pepper greenhouses, and for improvements to the company's packaging facilities.
Investment Description
Contact Information
*no contact information provided* 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).