Curious about how financial products offered by the World Bank can help manage risks?
Depending on financing source and financing terms, our clients may be exposed to currency, interest rate and/or refinancing risks. They may also be vulnerable to natural disasters or commodity price volatility that have severe economic impacts. The World Bank offers a suite of financial products to mitigate those risks. The self-paced course focuses on products that help mitigate financial risks including risks for currency, commodity price volatility, liquidity – contingent credit lines and guarantees - and the fiscal impact weather-related events.
This course will help task team leaders with loan negotiations and improve operational staff’s ability to engage with borrowers on finding the most suitable solution for their clients.
As of April 1, 2020, in preparation for the global markets' transition away from the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR), World Bank suspends the offering of the Fixed-Spread terms and the conversion feature to convert the variable spread to a fixed-spread for new and existing variable-spread loans. All interest rates and currency conversions as part of the standard conversion options under the IBRD Flexible Loan (IFL) that involve IBRD’s projected funding cost are also suspended.